Profs & Pints: Caught Up in Gettysburg

July 23, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Caught Up in Gettysburg,” a look at the civilians near the historic battle’s front lines, with Theodore Hirt, professorial lecturer at George Washington University’s law school […]

Profs & Pints: The Worst President Ever?

July 16, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “The Worst President Ever?” with Michael Ross, professor of history at the University of Maryland at College Park. As talk of impeachment stirs in Washington, it’s […]

Equines in the Great War

July 11, 2019

Join us to hear Dr. Chuck Caramello, Professor at the University of Maryland and one of NSLM’s John H. Daniels Fellows, discuss the triumphs and losses of equines in WWI […]

Profs & Pints: The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium

July 9, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium,” with Timothy Koeth, associate professor, and Miriam Hiebert, postdoctoral researcher in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland. […]

Profs & Pints: Troubling Truths About Our Anthem’s Author

July 2, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Troubling Truths About Our Anthem’s Author,” with Marc Leepson, historian, college lecturer, and author of What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life. Gear […]

Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

June 1, 2019

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver’s demand to give up her seat in the “colored section” to a white passenger […]

Tommy Orange in conversation with Ron Charles, book critic at the Washington Post

May 8, 2019

With his national bestselling novel There There, Tommy Orange (Cheyenne and Arapaho) asks readers to examine their assumptions about who Native Americans are and how and where they live. Join […]

Living Earth Festival 2019: Farm to Table: Sustaining Our Future through Indigenous Knowledge

April 26, 2019

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Living Earth Festival April 26–28 at its museum in Washington, D.C. Living Earth brings together Native innovators and practitioners […]

Profs & Pints: Dawn of the Drug War

April 14, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Dawn of the Drug War,” with Matthew R. Pembleton, adjunct lecturer at American University, fellow at the DC Policy Center, and author of Containing Addiction: The […]

Cherokee Days Festival

April 12, 2019

The National Museum of the American Indian celebrates Cherokee history during the sixth annual Cherokee Days festival April 12–14, featuring the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes—Cherokee Nation, United Keetoowah Band […]