Save the Date: New History and Art Talks!

Save the date for upcoming USCHS brown bag lectures! All are currently scheduled for noon-1 pm at 200 Maryland Ave. NE; Washington, DC 20002. They are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is requested and will open soon. Check back here for more details as they become available!



Black History Month Lectures

February 5: Sara Bon-Harper, executive director of James Monroe’s Highland, and Jennifer Stacy, member of Highland’s Descendant Advisory Council

  • “New History at James Monroe’s Highland”

February 12: John Colletta, Ph.D.

  • “Clark Mills and Philip Reed: The Master-Slave Collaboration that Culminated in Freedom”



Looking Ahead

March 25: Lynda Cooper, USCHS Capitol Fellow

  • “Chicago’s White City in the Nation’s Capital: The Relationship between the World’s Columbian Exposition and the Library of Congress”

April 1: Stephen West, The Catholic University of America

  • “Two Amendments, One Fraught History: Race, Sex, and the Right to Vote in the 15th and 19th Amendments, 1870-1920”