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
Guests gather at Mount Vernon to celebrate the year’s best writing on the American Revolution and the Founding Era. Flora Fraser wins the 2016 George Washington Prize for her book
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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.
Flora Fraser, whose book The Washingtons offers a rare and comprehensive view of Martha Washington and the relationship between the nation’s inaugural first couple, wins the $50,000 George Washington Prize.
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.