Washington College’s C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience is dedicated to fostering innovative approaches to the American past and present. Through educational programs, scholarship and public outreach, and a special focus on written history, the Starr Center seeks to bridge the divide between the academic world and the public at large.
Starr Center Stories
The Bearded Ladies are back, and this time, they’re going nuclear!
In a talk titled “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age,” renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity—and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation...
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the playwright, lyricist, composer, and star of the groundbreaking hit musical Hamilton is honored with the Washington Prize Special Achievement Award.
The Starr Center’s award-winning audio tour provides an engaging history of Chestertown’s colorful Colonial days. It’s available free every Friday and Saturday afternoon.