We are one of the cultural hubs of the campus. We offer literary programming across disciplines, spaces to study and to hold class, professional mentorship and guidance for students, and training in new and antique printing technologies. Our job is to help students grow as artists and to envision the lives they can have as writers, editors, and publishers, once they graduate from Washington College.
July 25th, 2017
Summer Literary Salon #3
Our third and final Literary Salon of Summer 2017 will feature readings from writers Elizabeth Hazen and Janine Joseph, as well as music from Sofia Ortiz! Join us for an afternoon of poetry & prose, local music, tasty food and drink, and good conversation about the literary life.
September 6th, 2017
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: A Reading by Maureen Corrigan
Join us for another installment of the Sophie Kerr Lecture Series with Maureen Corrigan.
September 21st, 2017
Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: First-Year Book Event with Dr. Lauret Savoy
This event is co-sponsored by the C.V. Starr Center and the Joseph H. McLain Lecture Series in Environmental Studies.
September 28th, 2017
Sophie Kerr & C.V. Starr Center: An Evening with Craig Steven Wilder
Come join us in a discussion with Craig Steven Wilder!
September 29th, 2017
Sophie Kerr and C.V. Starr Center: Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of American Universities, A Panel Discussion
Join us for a panel discussion with Professor Wilder.