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Profs & Pints Baltimore: What Was T Rex Thinking?

Baltimore, MD EDT
Profs and Pints Baltimore presents: “What Was T Rex Thinking?” a look at the brains of dinosaurs and how they might live on in our backyard birds, with Amy Balanoff, assistant research professor of behavioral biology at John… read more

Profs & Pints Northern Virginia: Mermaid Tales

Sterling, VA EDT
Profs and Pints Northern Virginia presents: “Mermaid Tales,” a discussion of the enigmatic water spirits of East Slavic countries, with Philippa Rappoport, adjunct professor of folklore at George Washington University.

Profs & Pints DC: Yanks in World War II Britain

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Yanks in World War II Britain,” a D-Day anniversary look at Americans' life in the UK in the lead-up to history’s largest invasion, with Kevin Matthews, who teaches courses on 20th century Europ… read more

Profs & Pints DC: Horror as Queer

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Horror as Queer,” a look at the influence and depiction of queerness in horror films, with May Santiago, adjunct professor of film studies at George Mason University and producer of the podcast … read more

Profs & Pints Richmond: The Warrior Queen Who Challenged Rome

Richmond, VA EDT
Profs and Pints Richmond presents: “The Warrior Queen Who Challenged Rome,” a look at how the indigenous peoples of Britain nearly drove Nero's armies from the island, with Jared Kreiner, lecturer in history and classics at … read more

Profs & Pints Northern Virginia: Good, Evil and "Dune"

Sterling, VA EDT
Profs and Pints Northern Virginia presents: “Good, Evil, and Dune,” an exploration of the hit sci-fi franchise as epic without a hero, with Peter Herman, former lecturer of theology and religious studies at Marymount Univers… read more

Profs & Pints DC: Why I Choose the Bear

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Why I Choose the Bear,” on the habits and virtues of Ursus americanus, with Jennifer M. Mullinax, associate professor of wildlife ecology and environmental science at the University of Maryland … read more

Profs & Pints Annapolis: Orcas vs. Yachts

Annapolis, MD EDT
Profs and Pints Annapolis presents: “Orcas vs. Yachts,” a deep dive into why killer whales are damaging boats and what can be done about it, with Naomi Rose, senior scientist in marine mammal biology at the Animal Welfare In… read more

Profs & Pints DC: Washington's Impressionist Art

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Washington’s Impressionist Art,” a guide to finding and fully understanding French impressionism on display throughout the city, with Rebecca Jeffrey Easby, associate professor of art history an… read more

Profs & Pints Baltimore: Hamilton's History Remix

Baltimore, MD EDT
Profs and Pints Baltimore presents: “Hamilton’s History Remix,” a critical look at the musical and the people and events it depicts, with Richard Bell, professor of history at the University of Maryland.

Profs & Pints DC: FDR’s Supreme Court—A Tale for Our Times

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents: “FDR’s Supreme Court—A Tale for Our Times,” with Cliff Sloan, professor of Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice at Georgetown University Law Center, former law clerk to Justice John Paul Steve… read more

Profs & Pints Nashville: Wicked Games

Nashville, TN CDT
Profs and Pints Nashville presents: “Wicked Games,” on the folkloric roots of play that explores the occult, with Cory Thomas Hutcheson, folklorist, lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University, and author of New World Witc… read more

Profs & Pints Baltimore: Why I Choose the Bear

Baltimore, DC EDT
Profs and Pints Baltimore presents: “Why I Choose the Bear,” on the habits and virtues of Ursus americanus, with Jennifer M. Mullinax, associate professor of wildlife ecology and environmental science at the University of Ma… read more

Profs & Pints DC: Assisted Suicide for Mental Illness

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Assisted Suicide for Mental Illness,” on a growing practice that raises huge ethical questions, with Mark Komrad, M.D., a psychiatrist and medical ethicist on the teaching faculty of Johns Hopki… read more

Profs & Pints Baltimore: Horror as Queer

Baltimore, MD EDT
Profs and Pints Baltimore presents: “Horror as Queer,” a look at the influence and depiction of queerness in horror films, with May Santiago, adjunct professor of film studies at George Mason University and producer of the p… read more

Profs & Pints DC: Medical Research's Whistleblowers

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents “Medical Research’s Whistleblowers,” a look at abuses in medical studies and how they get exposed, by Carl Elliott, M.D., a bioethicist at the University of Minnesota and the author of The Occasio… read more

Profs & Pints Charlottesville: The Warrior Queen Who Challenged Rome

Charlottesville, VA EDT
Profs and Pints Charlottesville presents: “The Warrior Queen Who Challenged Rome,” a look at how the indigenous peoples of Britain nearly drove Nero's armies from the island, with Jared Kreiner, lecturer in history and class… read more

Profs & Pints DC: The History Behind Bridgerton

Washington, DC EDT
Profs and Pints DC presents: “The History Behind Bridgerton,” a look at British life at the time depicted in the hit Netflix series, with Amy Froide, professor of history at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and sc… read more

Profs & Pints Richmond: Pain Relief's Reckless Pioneers

Richmond, VA EDT
Profs and Pints Richmond presents: “Pain Relief’s Reckless Pioneers,” a look at how self-medicating 19th century physicians changed attitudes toward suffering and laid the foundations for today's global opioid crisis, with S… read more
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Past Events

Profs & Pints DC: Mermaid Tales-Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: Mermaid Tales-Door tickets remain available.

Washington, DC
Advabce ticket sales have ended but plenty of additonal tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints DC presents: “Mermaid Tales,” a discussion of the enigmatic water spirits of East Slavic countries, with Philippa Rappoport, adjunct professor of folklore at George Washington University. …
Tuesday, May 28 2024 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints Richmond: Bird Songs—A Listeners’ Guide--Door tickets remain available

Profs & Pints Richmond: Bird Songs—A Listeners’ Guide--Door tickets remain available

Richmond, VA
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additional tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints Richmond presents: “Bird Songs—A Listeners’ Guide,” on hearing and understanding our feathered friends’ messages, with Stephen Ferguson, visiting assistant professor of biology at the Uni…
Wednesday, May 22 2024 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

SOLD OUT-Profs & Pints Northern Virginia: Hamilton's History Remix

SOLD OUT-Profs & Pints Northern Virginia: Hamilton's History Remix

Fairfax, VA
This talk has sold out in advance and no door tickets are available. Profs and Pints Northern Virginia presents: “Hamilton’s History Remix,” a critical look at the musical and the people and events it depicts, with Richard Bell, professor of history at the University of Maryland. Lin-Manuel Miran…
Wednesday, May 29 2024 5:30 PM 7:30 PM

CANCELED-Profs & Pints Iowa City: Jesus Christ, TikTok Star

CANCELED-Profs & Pints Iowa City: Jesus Christ, TikTok Star

Iowa City, IA
This talk has been canceled in response to a seasonal drop in Iowa City's demand for Profs and Pints events. Efforts will be made to reschedule it in the fall or later in the upcoming academic year. Profs and Pints Iowa City presents: “Jesus Christ, TikTok Star,” on the surprising ways in which so…
Monday, May 20 2024 5:30 PM 7:30 PM

Profs & Pints Nashville: The Cannabis Legalization Debate--Door tickets remain available

Profs & Pints Nashville: The Cannabis Legalization Debate--Door tickets remain available

Nashville, TN
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additional tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints Nashville presents: “The Cannabis Legalization Debate,” an in-depth look at Tennesseans’ fight for the right to party in the context of the national movement for medical and recreational …
Wednesday, May 22 2024 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Profs & Pints DC: America's Illiberal History--Door tickets remain available

Profs & Pints DC: America's Illiberal History--Door tickets remain available

Washington, DC
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additonal tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints DC presents: “America's Illiberal History,” an unflinching look at the trampling of individual rights as a driving force in our nation’s past, with Steven Hahn, professor of history at New…
Wednesday, May 22 2024 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints Charlottesville: The Future of Meditation

Profs & Pints Charlottesville: The Future of Meditation

Charlottesville, VA
Profs and Pints Charlottesville presents: “The Future of Meditation,” on rethinking ancient contemplative practices to fit our times, with David Germano, professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia. Meditation in one form or another is central to the spiritual practices of the worl…
Tuesday, May 28 2024 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Profs & Pints DC: The Warrior Queen Who Challenged Rome-Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: The Warrior Queen Who Challenged Rome-Door tickets remain available.

Washington, DC
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additional tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints DC presents: "The Warrior Queen Who Challenged Rome," a look at how the indigenous peoples of Britain nearly drove Nero's armies from the island, with Jared Kreiner, lecturer in history a…
Monday, May 20 2024 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints Baltimore: Condom Nation-Door tickets remain available

Profs & Pints Baltimore: Condom Nation-Door tickets remain available

Baltimore, MD
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additional tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints Baltimore presents: “Condom Nation,” on our nation’s history of birth control and debates over its use, with Alexandra Lord, chair and curator of the division of medicine and science at t…
Tuesday, May 21 2024 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints DC: The Great American Road Trip-Door tickets remain available

Profs & Pints DC: The Great American Road Trip-Door tickets remain available

Washington, DC
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additional tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Great American Road Trip,” a look at how long journeys and tales of them have shaped our nation, with Allen Pietrobon, historian and professor of Global Affairs at Trini…
Tuesday, May 21 2024 6:00 PM 8:30 PM
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