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April 2018

Women and Children First: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Susan Dimock

April 12, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, Epstein Building, 515 South Street (across from the Brandeis-Roberts commuter rail stop)
Waltham, MA
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Author and historian Susan Wilson tells of the life of Dr. Susan Dimock of the New England Hospital for Women and Children as she broke the rules to which women of the mid-nineteenth century were “supposed to” adhere. Dr. Dimock became a healthcare pioneer earning a medical degree in Zurich…

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Women in Boston’s Public Art: A Talk by Mary Howland Smoyer

April 26, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brighton Allston Congregational Church, 404 Washington Street
Brighton Center, MA
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Mary Howland Smoyer will talk about women recognized in public art with a focus on the stories of the six women honored with statues around Boston. Additionally, she will discuss the ongoing effort to grow that number. Mary Howland Smoyer has been active in the Boston Women's Heritage Trail for over 25…

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May 2018

Women and Children First: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Susan Dimock

May 10, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Forsyth Chapel, Forest Hills Cemetary, 95 Forest Hills Ave.
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130 United States
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Join author and photographer Susan Wilson for a fascinating look into Susan Dimock's remarkable, but tragically short, life and into the institution that bears her name to this day: the Dimock Center in Roxbury. Susan Wilson is an award winning photographer, writer, educator, and multimedia artist. After the lecture, you're…

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