Enjoy fascinating talks over a delicious meal with members and friends of WC-ALL.  

    Upcoming Programs

    Registration costs $25 for WC-ALL members and $30 for non-members. All talks are hosted in Hynson Lounge in Hodson Hall Commons at noon.

    March 13, 2024
    Dr. Emily Steinmetz on Incarcerated Women Serving Life Sentences

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    April 9, 2024
    Laura Oliver on Practical Magic: Change Your Story, Change Your Life.

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    June 19, 2024
    Trish McGee on the Future of Community Newspapers.

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    Previous Talks 


    • David LaMotte on What the Near-Death Experience Can Teach Us about Life and Love. View video of talk.
    • Caitlin Patton and Richard Rosenberg speaking on Future Directions of the National Music Festival.


    • Pamela Cowart-Rickman speaking on Native Pollinator Photography.
    • Prof. Ben Tilghman on Chestertown Public Arts Programs.
    • Prof. Prud’Homme speaking on November 2022 Election Results.
    • Ernest Thompson, playwright and lyricist, speaking at the Chester River Yacht and Country Club.
    • George Nilson, Former Solicitor of Baltimore City spoke on Baltimore City’s Revolving Door During the Freddy Gray Episode.
    • Prof. George Spilich speaking about the brain.
    • Owen Bailey, Director of Land Use and Policy at Eastern Shore Conservancy speaking on How Land Use Planning and Policies Shape Our Lives
    • Bruce Riedel, Former Special Assistant to the President, speaking on Averting Armageddon on the Fourth of July: The story of the Kargil War in 1999. View photo and description.


    • James Dissette speaking about The Chestertown Spy
    • Patrick Nugent, Deputy Director of the Starr Center for the American Experience and Airlee Johnson speaking on the intersection of place, race, and environment in the 20th century.
    • Annie Richards, Shore Rivers; Chester Riverkeeper, speaking on her work to restore the Chester’s natural resources and create a healthier, more accessible waterway.

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    Parking and Location

    Park in "Lot C" or "Lot D" and head toward Hynson Lounge pictured in the center of our campus map (PDF).

    If you have questions please contact Shane Brill '03 M'11