A Vibrant Home for Culture, Education, and City Life on Capitol Hill.
Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Lectures & Conversations

Events List Navigation

March 2017

PEN/Faulkner at Hill Center Reading Series: World War I and America

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
WWI

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the US’s involvement in World War I. To mark the occasion, The PEN/Faulkner Foundation and Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, with support from the Library of America, are hosting a panel…

Find out more »

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Nihad Awad of CAIR

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
Bill Press 2016

Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down at Hill Center for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Nihad Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Under discussion: the recent travel ban, its effect on…

Find out more »
April 2017

The Life of a Poet: Conversations with Ron Charles – Dana Levin

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
dana-levin

Join Ron Charles, The Washington Post Editor of Book World, for an in-depth discussion with poet Dana Levin. The Life of a Poet series offers a rare opportunity to consider a writer’s entire career and explore the major events that…

Find out more »

Exploring Georgetown University’s Slave Past

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
Drummond

New York Times writer Ms. Rachel Swarns moderates a conversation with Dr. Marcia Chatelain. Chatelain is an associate professor of history at Georgetown University, a member of the Working Group on Georgetown’s History with Slavery and author of South Side…

Find out more »

The 13th Amendment and the History of Policing Black America Since Slavery

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
Drummond Logo 2017

The 13th Amendment declared that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted shall exist within the United States." This session explores the nuances of the 13th Amendment by considering its…

Find out more »

Marion Barry Reconsidered, Part 1: Hope

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
Drummond Logo 2017

Two years after his passing, these panels will provide an opportunity to critically reconsider his life, activism and lasting affect on the city.  Eschewing polemics, these sessions will present a holistic picture of Barry, teasing out the complexity of the…

Find out more »

Marion Barry Reconsidered, Part 2: Anxiety

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
Drummond Logo 2017

Two years after his passing, these panels will provide an opportunity to critically reconsider his life, activism and lasting affect on the city.  Eschewing polemics, these sessions will present a holistic picture of Barry, teasing out the complexity of the…

Find out more »

Mapping Segregation Walking Tour – SOLD OUT

April 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The LeDroit Park Arch, The Northwest Corner of Florida Ave. and 6th St. NW
Washington, DC, 20001 United States
+ Google Map
Drummond Logo 2017

This event is sold out. Please email programs@hillcenterdc.org to be added to the waiting list. Historian Sarah Shoenfeld, co-director of the online public history project Mapping Segregation in Washington DC, will lead a walking tour of DC’s adjacent LeDroit Park…

Find out more »

Uncovering the Past: The Story Behind a Slave’s Bill of Sale

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
Drummond Logo 2017

      The Washington Post co-hosts a listening session and panel discussion featuring the Historically Black podcast "Tracking Down a Slave's Bill of Sale" (a co-production of APM Reports and The Washington Post). The podcast brings objects and their…

Find out more »

Talk of the Hill with Bill Press: Dr. Carla Hayden

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
+ Google Map
Bill Press 2016

Award-winning journalist, political insider and Capitol Hill resident Bill Press sits down at Hill Center for a one-on-one, thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Carla Hayden, the newly-appointed Librarian of Congress. In naming Carla Hayden Librarian of Congress, President Barack Obama chose not only the…

Find out more »
+ Export Events