Friday, March 31, 2006

"A Short History of Boston"

Last month friends and I went to hear Robert J. Allison speak about his book "A Short History of Boston". I arrived early and I said hello to him beforehand. He was warm and inviting. Right away I had a favorable impression of him.

Allison is a professor at Suffolk University on Beacon Hill in Boston. He lectured like a seasoned instructor, asking questions to gauge his audience. He was not reading a dry prepared speech, but instead was conversational and his slides were good. He also teaches a course at the Harvard University Extension School about the history of Boston.


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