Lecture

Headshot of President Abraham LincolnTelescope that President Lincoln peered throughThe old naval observatory

CANCELED: Abraham Lincoln and the Cosmos

This event has been canceled due to a change in the speaker's travel plans. Talk by Commander Kirk R. Benson, Precise Time and Astrometry Technical Lead, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, on President Lincoln's interest in the heavens and his role as an amateur astronomer
Workplace Communication

Workplace Communication

Join Femex for an interactive session covering communication, Interpersonal interactions, diversity, career advancement and more. Participants will be guided through a series of activities, where they will have the opportunity to share their own experiences and to discuss what it means to have a safe and inclusive work environment.
Dorothy I. Height

Feminism

Join FemEx for a crash course on the history of feminism and the women's movements in the U.S.
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

Between the Bullet and the Hospital

Clara Barton pushed to gain full access to the world she lived in, and found her true calling on the battlefields caring for wounded Civil War soldiers.  Enduring terrible conditions and extreme dangers, she was one of the only women working at the front!
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

CANCELED: Clara Barton: An American Life

Due to an emergency closure at Georgetown Library, this event is canceled. How did a shy girl, born on a New Englad farm in 1821 break through social barriers, and become the Founder of the American Red Cross?
Image of book cover for "A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War"

Clara Barton: An American Life

How did a shy girl, born on a New Englad farm in 1821 break through social barriers, and become the Founder of the American Red Cross? Join us for an illustrated talk about the life of Clara Barton, highlighting her many years of public service, her work on the battlefields of the Civil War, and her leadership of an organization that still helps people today.
Harry Potter GlassesGinny WeasleyYoung Harry Potter

When Fandom Wears a Cap and Gown: Academic Perspectives on Harry Potter

Fans of Harry Potter have created everything from handicrafts and artwork to websites and conventions. What happens, though, when those fans have advanced and apply the questions of their academic disciplines to the story of the boy who lived?
C.R. Gibbs

The Scramble for Africa in the 21st Century

In celebration of Black History, please join us for a lecture titled, "The Sramble for Africa in the 21st Century" by renowned author and historian C.R. Gibbs at the Francis A. Gregory Library. The lecture will be held in the second floor meeting room. 

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