February 24 10:00 AM - February 24 3:00 PM
"My Name is Miss Hamilton" Lecture, Brunch and Museum Visit with Professor of History Colin Morris
Professor Morris will talk about Manhattanville alumna Mary Hamilton, MAT ’71, an activist in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, who took her fight for courtroom respect all the way to the Supreme Court.
Followed by a visit to the Newseum to view the exhibit 1968: Civil Rights at 50
Colin Morris has been a full-time faculty member of the Department of History at Manhattanville College since 1999 and has directed the interdisciplinary program in American Studies since 2000. His research has examined shifting conceptions of identity in varying dimensions and aspects of early American writing in relation to depictions of place and geography.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 a.m. Brunch followed by lecture
DC Chophouse and Brewery
509 7th St NW
After brunch, our group will walk to the Newseum.
12:30 p.m. Museum Visit
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Cost is $25 for Brunch and includes complimentary mimosas.
Cash bar will be available.
Cost for Newseum is $18 for Adults and $12 for 18 and under.
To register for this event, fill out the form below.
Registration will close on Friday, February 9, 2018.
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