During MLK Week 2017, DC Public Library will celebrate the King Mural by the late artist Don Miller.
Dr. Leslie King-Hammond, Graduate Dean Emeritus and Founding Director of the Center for Race and Culture at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) will discuss Don Miller’s body of work in the larger context of American Art.
Free career and job search workshop with Joan Sherman. Joan Sherman draws from 30+ years corporate sales and government contracting experience, and coaching at George Washington University’s Career Center to bring these participatory workshops to job seekers. For information and to register, email Joan Sherman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event is from 2 -3:30 p.m.
Se ofrecerán servicios de traducción de inglés a español en este programa
Join University of Maryland scholars Kevin Kim (American Studies), Cody Osterman (History), and Malaurie Pilatte (School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) as they hold a discussion on the history and politics of gentrification in Mt. Pleasant. This interdisciplinary group of researchers utilized multiple sources of data, from archival resources to current day promotional materials, to think through the many changes the neighborhood has seen and continues to see to this day.
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in 1863 and President Kennedy's assassination in Dallas in 1963 happened exactly 100 Novembers apart.
"The Power of Two: Most Presidents Come in Pairs"
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how our American presidents, from the Early Republic to modern times, made it a point to extend their living legacies.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
1 - 2 pm
Come join this interactive discussion, led by author Aaron Hamburger, who teaches writing at the George Washington University, to explore how Diaz’s inventive use of Spanglish creates a uniquely layered reading experience, resulting in different stories for different readers.