Friday, November 2, 2007

DC learning

The Washington Studies Conference started yesterday. It features 29 different events and for free!
Register here…

There are some pretty cool looking sessions tomorrow:

Film Room: DC Screenings
* This is Duckpin Country
* Fine Food, Fine Pastries, Open 6 to 9
* From Here to Obscurity: The “Best” of Travesty Films
* George Merriken Home Movies
* Theatre Dark
* DC Treasures from the National Archives: 1968-1970 Local Newscasts thanks to Richard Nixon
Jeff Krulik, Coordinator

Civil Rights, Home Rule, and the Struggle for Political Automy in D.C.
Sam Smith, Progressive Review
Rebecca Kingsley, Filmmaker
Michael Fauntroy, Assistant Professor, George Mason University
MODERATOR: Courtland Milloy, Washington Post

C Style: A Salute to the Reporters Who Chronicled Real Washington Society and Fashion
Rosemary Reed

34th Annual Washington Studies Conference
November 1 - 3, 2007
Hosted by The Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
The Carnegie at Mount Vernon Square, 801 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001