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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

Wednesday 21 April
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...

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...