Indigenous Peoples’ Day

When: October 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Malcom X Park, 15th and W

October 12 is celebrated in Washington, DC, and many other cities, states / provinces, and countries in the World as

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Oral History Association Annual Meeting

When: October 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am – October 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Second Life OHA Island

The Humanities Truck will be at the Oral History Association’s annual meeting. See us at the Oral History Association island

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Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Delivery

When: September 23, 2020 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Wah Luck House

Happy (and early) Mid-Autumn Festival! In partnership with the 1882 Foundation, AARP-DC, the Organization of Chinese American Women (OCAW), Chinese

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Adams Morgan Day

When: September 13, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Where: Kalorama Park, Adams Morgan, Washington D.C.

The Humanities Truck will be spotlighting the history and culture of Adams Morgan neighborhood, displaying Nancy Shia’s photography exhibit, and

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Capital Pride Parade

When: June 13, 2020 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the Humanities Truck as we take part in the 2020 Capital Pride Parade. Check back soon for more details!

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African Liberation Day

When: May 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – May 24, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Collaborating with Pan-African Roots, a group of AU’s Public History students is conducting a project to document the history of

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When: April 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Humanities Truck fellow Benjamin Stokes will bring his “Two Interactive Listening Pilots” project and storytelling system to PorchFest in April.

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Rooting DC Conference

When: February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us at the Rooting DC Conference this Saturday at Ron Brown College Preparatory High School for an opportunity to

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DC Afro-Latinos in Action

When: February 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The DC Afro-Latino Caucus alongside American University would like to invite you to this panel in celebration of Black History

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DC Lunar New Year Parade

When: January 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Rat with the 1882 Foundation and the Humanities Truck at DC’s Lunar New Year parade

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Class of 1969 Golden Eagles Reunion

When: October 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Student journalists for The Eagle named the American University academic year 1968-1969 a year of protest and reform. Campus drinking

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Celebrate Petworth

When: September 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Humanities Truck will be taking part in Celebrate Petworth, a community festival of musical performances, storytelling, local food, and

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Art All Night- Tenleytown

When: September 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

The Humanities Truck will make an appearance at Art All Night in Tenleytown, at Citizen Heights Church, located at 4100

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Adams Morgan Day 2019

When: September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us at Adams Morgan Day 2019 to learn more about the history of this DC neighborhood! Together with the

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Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Stevens

When: July 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Fort Stevens, 6001 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20011

The Humanities Truck will be at the Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Stevens. In partnership with the Alliance to

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When: June 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum, F Street

The Humanities Truck and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) invite the Pride community to join us to reflect and

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Downtown Displaced

When: May 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: 1317 G St NW, Washington, DC 20005

When you envision downtown DC, what do you picture? What sounds do you hear? Who is passing you on the

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Finding Reno (& The People Who Called It Home)

When: April 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Fort Reno Park, Chesapeake Ave and Fort Drive NW

Tenleytown’s Fort Reno Park was once home to Reno City, a thriving African American community. Finding Reno explores the story

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Invisible Hands: Jornaleros/ Manos Invisibles

When: May 22, 2019 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Where: 2000 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Invisible Hands: Jornaleros/Manos Invisibles: Day Laborers is a group exhibition of ten day laborers who photographed their own everyday lives

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Invisible Hands: Jornaleros/ Manos Invisibles

When: April 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Home Depot, 901 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington DC 20018

Invisible Hands: Jornaleros/Manos Invisibles: Day Laborers is a group exhibition of ten day laborers who photographed their own everyday lives

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Site of Imagination: The Park & Shop in Cleveland Park

When: April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Cleveland Park Farmers Market, West side sidewalk of Connecticut Avenue between Newark Street and the Uptown Theater

A neighborhood landmark, the Park & Shop is viewed as innovative by some and outdated by others. Join the Humanities

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Humanities Truck at the DC History Conference

AU Scholars Exhibition

When: April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: AU Quad, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016

Two classes from the AU Scholars Program are using the Humanities Truck on Saturday, April 13th. Come check out these

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Shepherd Park: History & Community

When: April 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Juanita Thornton/Shepherd Park Library, 7420 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC, 20012

Come together on Sunday, April 14 from 2-5pm at the Shepherd Park Library for Shepherd Park: History and Community. Neighbors

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Whitman-Walker: Hannah Byrne

When: December 1, 2018 all-day
Where: Freedom Plaza

On Saturday, December 1st, the Humanities Truck will join Whitman-Walker Health at Freedom Plaza for the 32nd annual Walk &

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Class of 1968

Class of 1968

When: October 19, 2018 all-day
Where: AU Quad

As part of the Golden Eagles Reunion, the Humanities Truck will partner with the American University archives to present the

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Humanities Truck Movie Night

When: October 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: AU Quad, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

The AU Scholars will host a Humanities Truck Movie Night on campus, behind the Kay Spiritual Life Center. First to

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Humanities Truck photo by Ted Chaffman

Adams Morgan Day 2018

When: September 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Adams Morgan, 18th Street and Belmont Street, Washington, DC 20009

To celebrate the festival anniversary, DC Public Library has also collaborated with Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum and American University to

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