A talk by Martin G. Murray, Founder, Washington Friends of Walt Whitman, accompanied by slide illustrations, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination and in celebration of April as National Poetry Month.
Chevy Chase Library's "Metamorphosis" lecture and discussion series will continue on April 21 at 6 p.m. We will be discussing The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Our guest lecturer for this session will be Jonathan Loesberg, professor of literature at American University.
The DC Public Library presents an evening with Frederick Foote.
Mr. Foote is a local poet and physician whose work has appeared in Commonweal, The Progressive, JAMA and many other publications.
His book of poetry, Medic Against Bomb, won the 2013 Grayson Books poetry prize.
He will read from his work and present an interactive display of his inspirations and travels.
In honor of Women’s History Month, please join us as we welcome Charlene Drew Jarvis for an evening lecture in the Black Studies Center (Room 316).
Dr. Jarvis, the daughter of renowned blood plasma and blood transfusion pioneer Charles Drew, has had a stellar career in the areas of medicine, education, and federal and local politics. A former scientific researcher and educator, she served the residents of Ward 4 as a member of the DC Council. She also served as national co-chair of the 1992 presidential campaign of William Jefferson Clinton.
Join author Garrett Peck as he details the definitive account of Walt Whitman's decade in the nation's capital.
We'll meet on the third floor in Washingtoniana.
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