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The Taming of the Bard: Understanding Shakespeare’s Problem Plays
4-Session Evening Course
Though his works have endured for 400 years, tastes and values change and not all of Shakespeare is easy to like. Tobias Gregory of The Catholic University of America examines five plays that pose questions of understanding for modern audiences.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Marvel Men: Directors Joe and Anthony Russo on Bringing Captain America to the Screen
Joe and Anthony Russo, directors of two entries in the Captain America film franchise, discuss their experience in transporting the adventures of the iconic superhero from the page to the screen and screen clips from their newest, Captain America: Civil War.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:45 PM
LBJ’s Great Society: Possibilities and Limits of Visionary Politics
President Lyndon B. Johnson’s vision of a Great Society was breathtaking in its scope and dramatic in its impact, yet in many ways is remembered as a personal and political failure. Historian Randall B. Woods analyzes the unintended consequences of well-intentioned policy in America’s most ambitious—and controversial—domestic agenda since the New Deal.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Moths, Myths, and Mosquitoes: The Eccentric Life of Harrison G. Dyar, Jr.
When the Smithsonian scientist Harrison G. Dyar, Jr. died in 1929, he left behind a remarkable body of work in the field of entomology—and a mysterious network of tunnels under Washington. Biographer Marc E. Epstein offers a colorful portrait of a man who made his mark as both a noted biologist and a bigamist.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Inside the Arts and Industries Building
Exclusive Members-Only Event: Smithsonian Associates members at Resident Promoter level and above are invited to step inside the Arts and Industries Building for a special morning devoted to some of the 19th century’s most influential world’s fairs. Activities include talks by Smithsonian experts, building tours, carnival games, music, and more.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM