News & Events
2014 Spring Events Schedule
September 4th, 2014
Patrick Henry Fellow Talk “‘At a Given Signal’: The Powhatan ‘Uprising’ of 1622”
New Patrick Henry Fellow James Rice sheds light on the “Powhatan Uprising,” of 1622. Book signing to follow.
September 18th, 2014
“Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor: America’s Bold Decision for Independence,” a talk by Richard Beeman
In his talk “Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor: America’s Bold Decision for Independence,” Richard Beeman reveals the story of how a group of loyal, even loving, subjects of the British Crown struggled to make the difficult, even painful decision for independence.
October 3rd, 2014
StoryQuest: RiverArts WWII Veterans Project Exhibit Opening
First Friday Gallery Opening celebrating the StoryQuest WWII Veterans Interview Project
October 14th, 2014
A talk by political strategist, civil rights activist David Mixner
Author, political strategist, civil rights activist and public affairs advisor David Mixner blogs on his passions: progressive politics, foreign policy, LGBT rights and wildlife advocacy.
October 23rd, 2014
“Enemies of Our Peace: Captives, Loyalists, and the Making of American Patriotism during the War for Independence”
A new book talk and signing by Washington College history professor Ken Miller.
November 6th, 2014
George Washington Book Prize Celebration
The George Washington Book Prize recognizes the year’s best books on the nation’s founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance broad public understanding of American history.
November 11th, 2014
StoryQuest: Remembering WWII - A Multimedia Concert Experience
The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, the Washington College Premier Concert Series, the Department of Drama, and the Washington College Veterans Association celebrate Veterans Day with a free multimedia concert event featuring Trio Galilei.
February 11th, 2015