Category Archives: Lecture-Talk

What in the World is GIS? Geographic Information Systems and Your Place in the World

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Luis Machado, Geographic Information Systems Project Manager at Washington College, will visit Kent County Public Library’s Chestertown Branch to delve into the question, “Why do we ask people where they are from?” Continue reading

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Tom Timberman to Talk About Turkey at the May 25, 2017 CBG Meeting

Come hear Tom Timberman talk about Turkey, the New Threat to NATO and Trans-Atlantic Security. Continue reading

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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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