Past Events (download a full listing 2006 - 2012 here)
Spring 2013 Events
May 2HOW WE CAME BACK: VOICES FROM POST-KATRINA NEW ORLEANSNew Starr Center Historian Shares Stories of Resilience and Recovery
April 24The Voyage of the “Revenge”: Making the World Safe for Slavery in the War of Jenkins’s Ear, a talk by Starr Center Fellow Peter SilverThe C.V. Starr Center’s 2012 Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellow Returns to Washington College
April 16American Gridlock: Why the Right and Left Are Both Wrong - A talk by Woody BrockCommonsense 101 Solutions to the Economic Crisis
April 10Bill of the Century: The Untold Story of the Civil Rights ActStarr Center Fellow Tells the Untold Story of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in April 10 Lecture at Washington College.
April 4“Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves”A talk by American historian, writer and editor, Henry Wiencek, the Starr Center’s 2008-2009 Patrick Henry Writing Fellow.
March 20“Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy”Founding Starr Center director Ted Widmer to Discuss JFK’s Secret White House Recordings
February 26George Howe Colt On His Brothers… and Brothers in HistoryA masterful blend of memoir and history featuring both the author’s three brothers and iconic brothers in history—the Booths, the Van Goghs, the Kelloggs, the Marx Brothers, and the Thoreaus.
February 21Blood and Treasure: Captives, Smugglers, and the Slave Ship ‘Wildfire’, an introductory talk by Ted Maris-WolfIntroducing the Starr Center’s new Deputy Director Ted Maris-Wolf.
February 13Red Army Red: A Poetry Reading by Jehanne Dubrow
January 31John Trumbull’s “Battle of Bunker Hill” and Historical FictionA talk by John Walsh, Director Emeritus, J. Paul Getty Museum
January 302013 Starr Center Patrick Henry Writing Fellow Neal Gabler Reveals “The Art of Biography”