October 8: Columbus Day (observed) – upcoming sessions

The Wilson Center will be closed October 8 in observance of Columbus Day, a federal holiday. There will be no Washington History Seminar, but we thought we would use this space to let you know the schedule for the rest of the fall:

Oct.15: John Gillis (Rutgers University), “The Future of American Coasts”
Oct. 22: Tom Adams, “Reform without End: Europe’s Welfare Traditions”
Oct. 29: Maya Jasanoff (Harvard University), “The Worlds of Joseph Conrad”
Nov. 5: A. Ross Johnson (Wilson Center), “Radio Free Europe and the CIA Partnership”
Nov. 12: Samuel F. Wells (Wilson Center), “Stalin’s Decision for War in Korea”
Nov. 19: Richard H. Arndt on the history of UNESCO
Nov. 26: Max Holland, topic to be confirmed
Dec. 3: Bettye Collier-Thomas (Wilson Center), “Protestant Women, Ecumenism, and Interracial Organizing in the United States, 1920-1965”
Dec. 10: Alan Knight (Oxford University), “Was the Mexican Revolution of 1910 a Success?”

If you would like to be added to our e-mail list for announcements of these and future sessions of the seminar, please contact the National History Center’s associate director, Marian J. Barber, at mbarber@historians.org.