Category Archives: Lecture-Talk

Moment of the Fall: The Ethical Challenge of Adam and Eve in Renaissance Art

Washington College is pleased to host art historian Joseph Koerner for a talk titled, “The Moment of the Fall: The Ethical Challenge of Adam and Eve in Renaissance Art” at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017 as the 2017 Janson-La Palme Distinguished Lecture in European Art History. Continue reading

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Revolutionary America Through German Eyes

For the 30,000-some German soldiers who fought for the British during the American Revolution, the colonists and their country were a complete unknown. Friederike Baer, an associate professor of history at Pennsylvania State University, will discuss their unique view of the fledgling country on March 29, 2017 in “Hurray to America!: The German Auxiliary Troops in the War for American Independence.” Continue reading

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The Chesapeake’s First Labor Force: Indentured Servitude in Kent County

The Historical Society of Kent County is pleased to announce a four part lecture series that will coordinate with Sumner Hall’s Smithsonian exhibit entitled “The Way We Worked”. These lectures will explore the way Kent County worked beginning with indentured servitude and culminating with women’s work on the Eastern Shore during World War II. Continue reading

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March 1, 2017 Talk Will Expand Your Understanding of the Origin of the Solar System

What can meteorites tell us about the solar system’s formation? A lot, it turns out. If you want to learn more, listen to Myriam Telus talk about “Cosmochemistry: Understanding the Origin of the Solar System,” on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5 p.m. in Litrenta Lecture Hall, of the campus’ Toll Science Center. Continue reading

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“Family History/American History”— A Talk by Martha Frick Symington Sanger February 21, 2017 at Washington College

Americans are innately curious about the history of their families. The surge in popularity of databases like Ancestry.com and the television show “Finding Your Roots” attests to this fascination with forebears. Continue reading

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Climbing the Hill: A Conversation With Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski and ABC News Commentator Cokie Roberts

Two influential and iconic Washington women—former Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski and news commentator and political analyst Cokie Roberts—will kick off a new series at Washington College on Friday, March 3. The event launches a new series of programs commemorating the upcoming centennial of the amendment that gave American women the right to vote. Continue reading

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