Lunch and Learn — A Young, Sad Country: Melancholia in Colonial New England and Its Impact on Early American Literature

Virtual

Before there were asylums in America there was mental illness, but how did early Americans understand and deal with it? In this talk, learn about melancholia, a form of mental illness plaguing colonial  New England, its types and treatments, and the surprising connection between real cases and the emergence of an American literary tradition.

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15