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SASS Presents: Real, Scary History!

Oct 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

| Free
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The Society for the Advancement of Social Studies (SASS!) is proud to present a series of free lectures designed to both entertain and enlighten. We meet at The Bedford, the 2nd Tuesday of each month to discuss historical topics that you probably knew at one point but don’t remember anymore. Plus, there will be drink specials!

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What’s scarier than a call from an unknown number or looking at your bank account the morning after a long night out? The real, scary history that you’ll learn at SASS at our 4th annual Halloween special! Get into a ghoulish mood with lectures from our awesome speakers and themed drink specials.

The Night’s Terrifying Talks will Include:

* Real Zombies Revealed
* Til Death Do Us Part: Memento Mori & Mourning Jewelry
* Vampires, A History

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Lecture Low-Down:

Real Zombies Revealed
Erin Chapman, Senior New Media Specialist at The American Museum of Natural History, spooks us with the natural history of the walking dead.

Til Death Do Us Part: Mourning Jewelry
Our fearless SASS co-founder and jewelry expert extraordinaire, Anna Rasche, takes us through mysterious and morbid mourning jewelry of the Victorian era.

Vampires, A History
Jonathan Soma of The Brooklyn Brainery guides us through the long and gruesome history of blood suckers.

Details

Date:
Oct 13, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

The Bedford
110 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Website:
thebedfordonbedford.com