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C.V. Starr Center for the

Study of the American Experience

Washington College’s C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience is dedicated to fostering innovative approaches to the American past and present. Through educational programs, scholarship and public outreach, and a special focus on written history, the Starr Center seeks to bridge the divide between the academic world and the public at large.

Starr Center Stories

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    As this year’s SANDBOX Distinguished Visiting Artists, the zany cabaret company will work with electronic sound artist Leslie Garcia to enhance their new show, “Bitter Homes and Gardens.” Hear the plants sing in three performances, Sept. 30-Oct. 2 on the Hodson Hall Green.

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    Taylor Frey ’17 had a front seat to history while working as a White House intern over the summer. 

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    The 2015 George Washington Book Prize winner Nick Bunker, author of An Empire on the Edge visits campus September 25, 2015.

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    The student researchers of StoryQuest record oral histories about the World War II stories of Chestertown veterans and the civilians who kept things going on the home front.