Category Archives: Lecture-Talk

Historical Society announces a special lecture, “Hot Air and Hubris: Baseball and the Rural Culture of the Eastern Shore”

The Historical Society is pleased to announce a special lecture, “Hot Air and Hubris: Baseball and the Rural Culture of the Eastern Shore”, that will coordinate with our window exhibit “When Hometown Baseball Was King.” on Friday, October 20th, 2017, 5 P.M. at Bordley Building.
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Goldstein Series Speaker Discusses Trends in the Rise of Electoral Authoritarianism in East Africa – October 3, 2017

Yolande Bouka, who studies politics, the dynamics of war, and gender and security in Sub-Saharan Africa, will visit Washington College on October 3, 2017 to speak on the rise and “contagion” of electoral authoritarianism in East Africa. The lecture, sponsored by the Louis L. Goldstein Program in Public Affairs, begins at 7 p.m. in Hynson Lounge, and is free and open to the public Continue reading

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Historian and Author Craig Steven Wilder to Speak on Race, Slavery, and the American University

Craig Steven Wilder, historian and author of the award-winning book Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, will speak in Hynson Lounge in Hodson Hall on September 28, 2017. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Sophie Kerr Lecture Series and the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, starts at 4:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public Continue reading

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WC Welcomes Orlando J. Pérez September 25, 2017 to Discuss “The New Caudillos: Popular Support for Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Americas”

Are there parallels between the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the rise of “caudillos”—strongmen—in Latin America, and if so, why? Those are some of the questions that will be posed and discussed on Sept. 25 by Orlando J. Pérez, visiting lecturer for Washington College’s Louis L. Goldstein Program in Public Affairs, in a talk called “The New Caudillos: Popular Support for Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Americas.” Continue reading

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One Maryland One Book at Kent County Public Library

Kent County Public Library invites you to take part in One Maryland One Book, a program of Maryland Humanities designed to bring together diverse people in communities across the state through the shared experience of reading the same book.
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Learn about MD Solar at July 20th CBG Meeting

Meet Corey Ramsden MD SOLAR UNITED NEIGHBORHOODS (MD SUN) Program Director. Continue reading

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