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2015 Fall Events Schedule

September 8th, 2015

September 9th, 2015

September 17th, 2015

October 13th, 2015

  • Image preview 5:30pm: The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World
    A special panel discussion featuring: Eleanor Jones Harvey, Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.; Neil Safier, Beatrice and Julio Mario Santo Domingo Director and Librarian of the John Carter Brown Library; and Andrea Wulf, author of The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World.

October 21st, 2015

November 4th, 2015

  • Image preview 5:30pm: The American Slave Coast, a talk with Ned & Constance Sublette
    Starr Center former Patrick Henry Fellow Ned Sublette’s new book “The American Slave Coast” offers a provocative vision of US history from earliest colonial times through emancipation that presents even the most familiar events and figures in a revealing new light. 

The Powers of Two talk with Joshua Wolf Shenk has been postponed.