Symposium 2018: The History & Future of Public Health in Lawrence, Massachusetts and Beyond

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, April 7, 2018 - more information coming soon

  • Call for Papers/Participation will be released in late May/ early June 2017.
  • Preliminary Deadlines:

    Friday, December 1, 2017 – Proposals /presenter bio(s) to
    Friday, January 26, 2018 – Successful applicants notified
    Friday, February 16, 2018 – Applicants to confirm their participation
    March 18, 2018 - Submission of draft papers/presentations outlines due

Questions? Please contact:

Susan Grabski, Executive Director
Lawrence History Center
tel. 978.686.9230

Robert Forrant, PhD
Distinguished University Professor 2016-2019
Professor of History and Graduate Program Coordinator
University of Massachusetts Lowell
tel. 978-934-2904


Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed


6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.