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Are the Cards Collapsing?: A “House of Cards” Season 5 Preview

Stef Woods, who explores the intersection of television, politics, and ethics in a course at American University, finds plenty of juicy material in “House of Cards.” Get ready for the newest season as she examines what might be in the cards for the power-hungry Underwoods.

Date
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
A Red-Carpet Night with Oscar

Build up some buzz for awards night by joining film writer Noah Gittell for an evening that focuses on all things Oscar. The movie-inspired fun includes history and trivia, a predictions contest, and a chance to join some screen legends (the Madame Tussauds versions, that is) for photos on the red carpet.

Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
The New Middle East
4-Session Evening Course

American involvement in the Middle East has become more complex, more dangerous, and more important than ever before. In this series, retired foreign service officers offer insights on the pivotal issues that define the new landscape of our national policy in the region.

Date
Wednesday, March 15 to April 5, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The American Civil War and the World

Far from being a domestic conflict, the Civil War was closely watched by other countries. Paul Quigley, director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, explores international perspectives on the war, ranging from ideological affinities to economic calculations to strategic considerations.

Date
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Maisie Dobbs and Stories from the Great War: The Work of Jacqueline Winspear

As imagined by author Jacqueline Winspear in her series of mystery novels, Maisie Dobbs is a psychologist and investigator who served as a nurse on the battlefields of World War I France. She returns to her life in London as shell-shocked as any man in the trenches, and works to heal her wounded soul.  Winspear considers how stories can help people open conversations and, perhaps, provide a means of making sense of the most troubling events in their lives.

Date
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.