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Thursday 1 April

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Online

Washington College's Harwood Lecture Series on American Journalism presents political author, journalist, television host, and 2020 election sensation Steve Kornacki to discuss the historical roots of our present-day politics. Kornacki's 2018 book The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism explores the topic indepth...

Tuesday 6 April
JOHN MOSHER ARTIST TALK
03:30 PM - 04:45 PM
Online

This year's 100 Proof Juror, John Mosher earned his MFA from the University of Cincinnati and his BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design. Recent works are inspired in part by scientific illustrations from the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as experiential visual phenomena. His practice includes works on paper, video, and sound.  He has ex...

Thursday 8 April
Shifting Shores: Immigration Stories & Maryland's Eastern Shore (Thursdays with the Starr Center)
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Online

The immigrant population of Maryland’s Eastern Shore has seen a dramatic increase over the past two decades, but the numbers only tell half the story.In this virtual event, hear stories of immigrants who have moved to the region and learn about two organizations working directly with local immigrant communities: the Chesapeake Multicultural Resou...

Alumni Town Hall about Presidential Search

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Online

As alumni who are invested in Washington College's promising future, you are invited to this special gathering. Bring your questions and insights to this moderated discussion about qualities you think our next College president should possess, and priorities that should drive our new leader's agenda. Register now.

Thursday 15 April
The Other Chesapeake: Segregated Beaches, White Sand, & Black Feet (Thursdays with the Starr Center)
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Online

Join us for guest speaker Vince Leggett, “Admiral of the Chesapeake” and Founder and President of Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation, as he discusses the era of segregated vacation spots on the Chesapeake Bay. Award-winning recording artist Karen Somerville and acclaimed pianist and composer Shajid McMillan will join Leggett in paying tribute...

Free Plant Pick Up! 2021 Backyard Buffers Program

11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. The Maryland DNR Forest Service in partnership with Washington College's Center for Environment & Society are running Backyard Buffer programs for Kent and Queen Anne's Counties. Here you will find additional resources to help you better understand what a riparian forest buffer is and how to plant one in your backyard.B...

Friday 16 April
Free Plant Pick Up! 2021 Backyard Buffers Program
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. The Maryland DNR Forest Service in partnership with Washington College's Center for Environment & Society are running Backyard Buffer programs for Kent and Queen Anne's Counties. Here you will find additional resources to help you better understand what a riparian forest buffer is and how to plant one in your backyard.B...

Writers and Editors Series Presents Rick Barot

Tuesday 20 April
Writers and Editors Series Presents Rick Barot
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Online

Rick Barot was born in the Philippines, grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and attended Wesleyan University and The Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. He has published three books of poetry with Sarabande Books: The Darker Fall (2002), which received the Kathryn A. Morton Prize; Want (2008), which was a finalist for the Lambda ...

A Generative Poetry Workshop with Rick Barot

A Generative Poetry Workshop with Rick Barot

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Online

Rick Barot will lead a poetry workshop designed to generate new work.Rick Barot was born in the Philippines, grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and attended Wesleyan University and The Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. He has published three books of poetry with Sarabande Books: The Darker Fall (2002), which received the Kathryn...

Thursday 22 April
Students, Trees, & Bees: Earth Day and the American Campus (Thursdays with the Starr Center)
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Online

The first Earth Day in 1970 was conceived as an “environmental teach-in” for college campuses across the United States. Fifty-one years later, the environmental movement has gained traction, particularly among younger generations, while the world faces climate crisis and mass extinctions.We will explore the legacy of Earth Day here at Washingto...

Friday 23 April
STUDIO ART SENIOR CAPSTONE EXHIBITION VIRTUAL OPENING EVENT
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Gibson Center for the Arts

This year's Studio Art Senior Capstone Exhibition, Habitual Portraiture and other Reflections runs April 23 - May 13 in Kohl Gallery and features culminating capstone work by Liane Beckley, MacKenzie Brady, and Harrison Ernst.  A virtual opening event featuring interviews with this year's graduating seniors will premiere on Kohl Gallery's YOUT...

Saturday 24 April
Penny J. Fall Gymnasium Dedication
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online

Join us for the virtual dedication of the newly named Penny J. Fall Gym. This Zoom event will include a video tribute to Penny, dedication of the gym, a celebration of women's athletics at WC, and more. To register for the event or to give to the Penny Fall Fund, which endows the Athletic Senior Women's Administrator position, visit here.

2021 Senior Reading

Wednesday 28 April
2021 Senior Reading
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Online

Hear graduating senior writers read from their original pieces! The Literary House will also announce the winners of the Literary House Genre Fiction Prize, the William W. Warner Prize for Creative Writing on Nature and the Environment, and the Jude & Miriam Pfister Poetry Prize.This program is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Rose...

Thursday 29 April
Thursdays with the Starr Center - The Lives of Early American Women
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Online

Portrayals of early America often center on men. Yet rich - and often untapped - sources remain for understanding the vibrant economic, political, cultural, material, and psychological lives of 18th-century American women. At this event, three Starr Center visiting fellows will discuss what we can glean about these women from letters, land records,...