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Profs & Pints DC: Life at Earth's Poles

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Life at Earth’s Poles,” a chance to become more familiar with whales, penguins, polar bears, and other denizens of our planet’s coldest climates, with Chris Parsons, whale and dolphin researcher… read more

Profs & Pints DC: Pearl Harbor Beneath the Surface

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Pearl Harbor Beneath the Surface,” an in-depth look at Japan’s decision to launch its attack, with James Perry, co-director of the Institute for the Study of Strategy and Politics.

Profs & Pints DC: Nightmares Before Christmas

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Nightmares Before Christmas,” a discussion of Krampus and other dark holiday lore, with William Egginton, professor of humanities and director of the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute at John… read more

Profs & Pints DC: Slavic Solstice Magic

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Slavic Solstice Magic,” a look at traditional paganism-based East Slavic rituals to embrace the year’s longest night and the onset of winter, with folklorist Philippa Rappoport of George Washing… read more

Profs & Pints Richmond: The Green Knight and Medieval Yule

Richmond, VA EST
Profs and Pints Richmond presents: “The Green Knight and Medieval Yule,” a look at the Arthurian holiday legend and pre-Christian belief in “green men,” with Larissa (Kat) Tracy, professor of medieval literature at Longwood … read more

Profs & Pints DC: The Women’s Uprisings in Iran-RESCHEDULED FOR JAN. 11.

Washington, DC EST
This talk has been rescheduled for January 11, 2023. All current ticket holders will have their purchases refunded and be able to purchase their new tickets at the same price as before.

Profs & Pints Nashville: They See You When You're Sleeping

Nashville, TN CST
Profs and Pints Nashville presents: “They See You When You’re Sleeping,” a crash course on Krampus, Yule trolls, and other frights of the holiday season, with Cory Thomas Hutcheson, folklorist, lecturer at Middle Tennessee S… read more

Profs & Pints DC: How Dickens “Invented” Christmas

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Dickens ‘Invented’ Christmas,” with John Pfordresher, an emeritus professor of English at Georgetown University who has taught courses on Charles Dickens for more than 50 years.

Profs & Pints DC: Robert Frost's Winter Poems

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “Robert Frost’s Winter Poems,” a solstice evening exploration of a beloved poet’s thoughts on the season, with Michael Manson, former lecturer on literature at American University and past presid… read more

Profs & Pints DC: RBG Before She Was “Notorious”

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “RBG before she was ‘Notorious,” a look at the early Ruth Bader Ginsburg and how she got women into the U.S. Constitution, with Philippa Strum, former director of U.S. Studies at the Woodrow Wils… read more

Profs & Pints DC: The Women’s Uprisings in Iran

Washington, DC EST
Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Women’s Uprisings in Iran,” with Narges Bajoghli, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, co-director of the school’s Rethinking Iran Init… read more

Profs & Pints Annapolis: Hamilton's History Remix

Annapolis, MD EST
Profs and Pints Annapolis 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.
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Past Events

Profs & Pints DC: America’s Food Fights—a History

Profs & Pints DC: America’s Food Fights—a History

Washington, DC
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additional tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints DC presents: “America’s Food Fights—a History,” a look back through time at the political battles that shaped how our nation eats, with Allen Pietrobon, professor of Global Affairs at Tri…
Monday, November 21 2022 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints DC: CSI Then and Now--Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: CSI Then and Now--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: “CSI Then and Now,” with Dr. Victor Weedn, forensic pathologist, attorney, lecturer at George Washington University and the University of Maryland-Baltimore, and deputy medic…
Wednesday, November 16 2022 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints DC: Dopamine, the Devil and Angel in Your Brain--Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: Dopamine, the Devil and Angel in Your Brain--Door tickets remain available.

Washington, DC
Advance ticket sales have ended but a limited number of door tickets remain avaiballe. Profs and Pints DC presents: “Dopamine, the Devil and Angel in Your Brain,” with Dr. Daniel Z. Lieberman, scholar of addiction and mood disorders, clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Geor…
Thursday, November 17 2022 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints DC: The Peopling of Polynesia--Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: The Peopling of Polynesia--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 Peopling of Polynesia,” a look at how ancient voyagers discovered and settled the islands of the Pacific, with Justin M. Jacobs, professor of history at American Univers…
Sunday, November 20 2022 3:00 PM 5:30 PM

Profs & Pints Annapolis: The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium--Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints Annapolis: The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium--Door tickets remain available.

Annapolis, MD
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additional tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints Annapolis presents: “The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium,” with Timothy Koeth, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland, and Mir…
Tuesday, November 15 2022 5:30 PM 8:00 PM

Profs & Pints DC: A Portrait of Picasso--Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: A Portrait of Picasso--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: “A Portrait of Picasso,” a look at the art and life of one of the twentieth century’s most important and prolific artists, with Lisa Lipinski, assistant professor of art hist…
Monday, November 14 2022 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints DC: Let's Talk about Kanye--Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: Let's Talk about Kanye--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: “Let’s Talk about Kanye,” a scholarly look at celebrity and race in America, with Joshua K. Wright, associate professor of history at Trinity Washington University and author…
Wednesday, November 30 2022 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints Nashville: Looking Back at Bacon-Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints Nashville: Looking Back at Bacon-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: “Looking Back at Bacon,” a social history of one of our nation’s guiltiest pleasures, with Mark A. Johnson, lecturer in history at the University of Tennessee at Chatt…
Wednesday, November 16 2022 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Profs & Pints Richmond: Hollywood Actors as Activists-Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints Richmond: Hollywood Actors as Activists-Door tickets remain available.

Richmond, VA
Advance ticket sales have ended but plenty of additonal tickets remain available at the door. Profs and Pints Richmond presents: “Hollywood Actors as Activists,” on the history of celebrity engagement in American politics, with Emilie Raymond, professor of history and political culture at Virginia…
Tuesday, November 15 2022 6:00 PM 8:30 PM

Profs & Pints DC: The Rise of the GOP's Extremists-Door tickets remain available.

Profs & Pints DC: The Rise of the GOP's Extremists-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 Rise of the GOP’s Extremists,” a historical look at how the Republican Party’s fringe became its mainstream, with Matthew Dallek, political historian, professor of polit…
Monday, November 28 2022 6:00 PM 8:30 PM
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