38th Annual D.C. Historical Studies Conference

Hosted by Special Collections at MLK Library, November 3-6

This conference features lively presentations and cutting edge research related to the history of Washington, D.C. The conference opens with a reception and the Letitia Woods Brown Lecture given by Kenneth J. Winkle, Professor of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on Thursday, November 3, from 6:15-7:30 p.m.  The title of Winkle’s presentation is “Lincoln’s Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, D.C.”  This event takes place at the Goethe Institute (812 7th St. N.W.). All other conference sessions will be held at the Martin Luther King Memorial Library.

Please be advised that during the Historical Studies conference all reference services in Washingtoniana and the Black Studies Center will be suspended. Conference registration begins at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, November 4, and is free and open to the public ($20 suggested donation).  Normal reference services will resume on Sunday, November 6. You will find more information, including a complete conference schedule, on the conference website.