BostonTalks: Throwback February

THU, FEB 22, 2018

BostonTalks is throwing it back to the epic time of the 1960s! Sip brews, network and hear short talks on crime bosses, rock ’n’ roll music and women’s activism during the 1960s. It’s all at BostonTalks Happy Hour!

+ BIO: Edgar B. Herwick III

Edgar Herwick is the guy behind WGBH's Curiosity Desk, where the quest is to dig a little deeper into (and sometimes look a little askew at) topics in the news, and search for answers to questions posed by the world around us. His features can be seen on WGBH's Greater Boston and heard on 89.7 WGBH's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He also appears regularly with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on Boston Public Radio. Follow him on Twitter @ebherwick3.

+ BIO: Kevin Cullen

Cullen is a columnist for the Boston Globe City & Region section. He was appointed to that position in 2007. Previously he served as a projects reporter for the Boston Globe frequently writing for the Globe's Foreign desk. His long-time beat was Northern Ireland, and in 1997 he opened the Globe's Dublin bureau and later served as the Globe's London bureau chief and European correspondent, covering the war in the former Yugoslavia. He has spent several stints on the Globe's investigative unit, The Spotlight Team, and was a member of the investigative group that in 2003 won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic church. He is the co-author of two books, Betrayal and Britain and Ireland: Lives Entwined. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 2003.

+ BIO: Stephanie Yuhl

Stephanie Yuhl is a Professor of History at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts and an Associate in the Critical Conservation Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is also Director of the Montserrat Program at Holy Cross, a year-long living learning liberal arts seminar exclusively for first-year students. Yuhl has received awards for mentoring and teaching, including most recently the Burns Career Teaching Medal for Outstanding Teaching. Her research and teaching interests include twentieth-century US cultural and social history, with emphases social movements, gender/sexualities, public history, and the American South.

+ BIO: David Bieber

Known as Boston’s premier music archivist, David Bieber first worked in radio for WBUR and WBCN before being selected to curate a collection of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia at The Verb Hotel in Fenway, which is a dynamic reimagining of a classic mid-century motel.

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