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“Thomas Jefferson’s Education: Youth, Honor, Slavery, and Violence” A Talk by Alan Taylor

Tuesday 2 March

06:00 PM
Online

This will present the role of Virginia society in both framing and impeding Thomas Jefferson's drive to reform a rising generation of leaders in the American republic.  The pervasive power of slavery produced a culture of honor among the privileged young men expected to lead their state.  Perceiving any subordination as dishonorable, they defie...

WC's Brown Advisory Student-Managed Investment Fund Webinar Series: SPACs, Plumbing, and More!

Wednesday 3 March
WC's Brown Advisory Student-Managed Investment Fund Webinar Series: SPACs, Plumbing, and More!
08:00 AM - 08:45 AM
Online

Robert Akeson, Washington College alumnus and long-time financial services professional and Managing Director of Riverside Management Group, kicks off this new series. Akeson will join Prof. Richard Bookbinder for Q&A in our weekly class to discuss several “hot” topics in the financial markets.Even with stocks at record highs, the last 12 m...

Thursday 4 March
Thursdays with the Starr Center - Author Neal Gabler
05:00 PM
Online

Acclaimed biographer Neal Gabler discusses his new book, which he worked on while at the Starr Center with a Patrick Henry History Fellowship. Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour is gripping as both human drama and political history.About the book: Though he is often portrayed as a reckless hedonist who rode his father’s for...

Monday 8 March
Trailblazing a COVID-19 Response Presented by Vanessa A. Makarewicz ’02, RN MN CIC
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

Vanessa A. Makarewicz ’02, RN MN CIC is the Infection Prevention and Control Manager at UW Medicine: Harborview Medical Center Harborview Medical Center in Seattle was one of the first hospitals in the United States to implement COVID-19 response protocols, in January 2020. Many of Harborview’s initial protocols laid the groundwork for facili...

Writers as Editors Series Presents Creative Nonfiction Writer Kathryn Nuernberger, 2021 Mary Wood Fellow

Tuesday 9 March
Writers as Editors Series Presents Creative Nonfiction Writer Kathryn Nuernberger, 2021 Mary Wood Fellow
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Online

Kathryn Nuernberger’s newest book of nonfiction is The Witch of the Eye (Sarabande, 2021). Her third poetry collection, Rue, was published in 2020 (BOA). The End of Pink(BOA, 2016) won the 2015 James Laughlin prize from the Academy of American Poets, and Rag & Bone (Elixir, 2011) won the 2010 Antivenom Prize. A collection of lyric essay...

Writing as Ritual Act: A Craft Talk by the 2021 Mary Wood Fellow

Wednesday 10 March
Writing as Ritual Act: A Craft Talk by the 2021 Mary Wood Fellow
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Online

Kathryn Nuernberger’s newest book of nonfiction is The Witch of the Eye (Sarabande, 2021). Her third poetry collection, Rue, was published in 2020 (BOA). The End of Pink(BOA, 2016) won the 2015 James Laughlin prize from the Academy of American Poets, and Rag & Bone (Elixir, 2011) won the 2010 Antivenom Prize. A collection of lyric essay...

Black Studies Symposium - Leading while Black

Thursday 11 March
Black Studies Symposium - Leading while Black
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Online

A Talk by Joyell Arvella (Department of Gender Studies, UMBC)This event is available on Zoom and will also be livestreamed on the Black Studies' Facebook page (www.facebook.com/blackatwac).Registration is free but required for Zoom participants: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Dt1nmHVTSHWMl90_XvaKRw This program is free and open to the public...

Wednesday 17 March
#BlackWomenLead Congress: The Difference they Make and the Road They Took to Get There'
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Online

A Talk by Kimberly Peeler-AllenKimberly Peeler-Allen, Co-Founder of Higher Heights, a national organization building the political power and leadership of Black women from the voting booth to elected office.  She currently serves as a visiting practitioner at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University's Eagleton Institute of...

Alumni & 1782 Society Class with Alisha Knight: 'Jazz', by Toni Morrison

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

Join Alisha Knight, associate professor of English and American studies and Cromwell Award for Innovation in Teaching winner, for this online discussion. "Jazz" is a 1992 historical novel by Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning American author Toni Morrison. This passionate, profound story of love and obsession brings us back and forth in time, as a na...

Black Studies Symposium - Speaking while Black

Thursday 18 March
Black Studies Symposium - Speaking while Black
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Online

A Talk by Nick Jones (Spanish and Africana Studies, Bucknell University)This event is available on Zoom and will also be livestreamed on the Black Studies' Facebook page (www.facebook.com/blackatwac).Registration is free but required for Zoom participants: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KPGg7eEFR4y8f2tmwVEeQQThis program is free and open to t...

An evening with Prof. Rich Gillin, celebrating the publication of his new book!

Monday 29 March
An evening with Prof. Rich Gillin, celebrating the publication of his new book!
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Online

Dr. Richard Gillin has released his first book, A Guide to Hiking the Liberal Arts: The Washington College Kiplin Hall Program. Please join us for a reading by the author, who will also answer some questions afterwards.This program is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Rose O'Neill Literary House and the Sophie Kerr Fund. Registration i...