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2015 Fall Events Schedule
October 13th, 2015
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
“The Road to Black Ned’s Forge,” a talk by Turk McCleskey
A Story of Race, Sex, and Trade on the Colonial Frontier
October 29th, 2015
Chesapeake Oyster: the Bay’s Foundation and Future
Chestertown resident and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Director of Education Kate Livie discusses her new book about the plight of the beloved Chesapeake oyster.
November 3rd, 2015
StoryQuest @ RiverArts Gallery
RiverArts Gallery and the C.V. Starr Center present an oral history exhibition about Chestertown and Kent County on the home front during World War II
November 4th, 2015
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.
November 9th, 2015
Ian Flinn ’16 “Conjuring Curiosity”
Starr Center and Miller Library Research fellow Ian Flinn ’16, returns to the stage for a show and signing for his new book, Conjuring Curiosity!
November 17th, 2015
Taylor Frey ’17 Lessons Learned from the White House
Finding Purpose and Passion