Lunch and Learn: Justices of the Peace and the American Revolution


This virtual presentation, by Hannah Farber, is part of a book project on civil litigation in the early American republic, will use surviving justices' dockets to show how different types of magistrates--farmers, ministers, urban merchants, and Patriot enforcers--handled the provision of justice to their neighbors amid Revolutionary disruption.


Lunch and Learn – The Forgotten Chinese Generations


Presenter, Irving Moy, will trace the hardships the Chinese had to endure using the example of the Moy Chack Fong, his father. Irving will discuss his father’s immigration story, and the challenges he faced to achieve a better life for himself and his family under exclusion.