2021 SPRING lectures
Mark Leithauser, Moving Walls and Making Space: Designing Exhibits at the National Gallery
This is the prerecorded part of the lecture.
OLLI at AU Annual Meeting
revisiting washington's black history
Presented in Partnership with the DC History Center.
January 5, 2021
The Quander Family, Nearly 300 Years in America
Lecture by Rohulamin Quander, retired Senior Administrative Judge for DC and Founder, Quander Historical Society
January 12, 2021
Washington’s Role in American Music
Conversation with Maurice Jackson, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, and Davey Yarborough, Chairman and Artistic Director, Washington Jazz Arts Institute, plus introduction and kibitzing by Milton Coleman, retired Senior Editor, The Washington Post, and DC music aficionado.
January 19, 2021
Howard University--Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ Alma Mater
Lecture by Michael Winston, PhD, former Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Howard University, with introduction by Carole Watson, retired Acting Chair, National Endowment for the Humanities
January 26, 2021
Covenants, Redlining and Segregation
Presentation by Mara Cherkasky, Co-director, Mapping Segregation in Washington DC, followed by panel with Edward Hayes JD, President Emeritus, Chevy Chase Citizens Association and former Chair, So Others Might Eat; James Jones, JD, MD, former Director, DC Youth Opportunity Services; and James Pittman, Dunbar Alumni Federation and Founder, Historic Kappa House Restoration Foundation; moderated by Colbert King, columnist, The Washington Post.
Here are links to information that was shared during the session:
- Mapping Segregation DC
- Mara Cherkasky's email
- "Racial Covenants and Segregation, Yesterday and Today." The Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice. Professor J.H.H.Weiler, Director, Straus Institute, Straus Working Paper 08/10 Richard R.W. Brooks and Carol M. Rose.
- "Restrictive Covenants Stubbornly Stay on the Books," New York TImes, April 21, 2005.
- The Public Service Commission, Washington, DC. PSC Centennial Book Publication, The First Hundred Years Protecting the Public Interest, 1913-2013
January 2021 lectures
FALL 2020 lectures