Speaker Series

This year’s Speaker Series will be offered virtually and some may also be offered in person depending on community guidelines later this year. Links will be available the week of the event and a replay will be available shortly after. Registration is required to participate.

For the 14th season, this series is a FREE public event as a part of our mission to provide cultural and educational programming to our community.

2021 Speaker Series Calendar

A Question of Freedom with Dr. William G. Thomas III

March 3 - 7:00 PM EST

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The Nine Lives of Benjamin Franklin with Dr. Richard Bell

April 14 - 7:00 PM EST

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Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy with Abbott Kahler (aka Karen Abbott)

May 12 - 7:00 PM EST

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Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: From the Colonial Era, to the Oyster Wars

with Jamie L. H. Goodall

June 9 - 7:00 PM EST

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The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President's Black Family

with Dr. Bettye Kearse

July 7 - 7:00 PM EST

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Return to a Native Place: Native People of the Chesapeake Region

with Dr. Gabrielle Tayac

August 4 - 7:00 PM EST

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Lincoln and the Natural Environment with James Tackach

September 8 - 7:00 PM EST

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History Unearthed: Archaeological Discoveries at Sotterley with Dr. Julie King

October 6 - 7:00 PM EST

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Food & Black Freedom: Reflections on Race, Resistance, and the

Legacy of Food Justice with Dr. Bobby J Smith II

November 10 - 7:00 PM EST

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