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
Sumner Hall and Washington College’s Starr Center are partnering to bring the Smithsonian exhibition The Way We Worked to Chestertown in 2017.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the playwright, lyricist, composer, and star of the groundbreaking hit musical Hamilton is honored with the Washington Prize Special Achievement Award.
Adam Goodheart, the director of the C.V. Starr Center at Washington College and a New York Times bestselling author, has been elected to the Society of American Historians.
In a talk titled “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age,” media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity.