Peck Institute for American Culture and
The Paul Peck Institute for American Culture and Civic Engagement at Montgomery College sponsors events and programs, including the award-winning Jefferson Caféâ project in several series at locations throughout Montgomery County.
For more information, please contact Dr. Francine Jamin at (240) 567-1385 or
To request accommodation for a disability, please contact Dr. Jamin at least two weeks prior to the event.
See the Monthly Calendars for full listings of events.
RECENT SPECIAL EVENTS HAVE INCLUDED:
Celebrations of the Lincoln Bicentennial, including "The Sculptor as Visual Storyteller," featuring nationally-renowned New York-based sculptor Ivan Schwartz; the Fifth-anniversary Jefferson Café®, held at Monticello; Following Lewis and Clark, a slide show and discussion by Montgomery College History Professor Michael Petty, who followed the trail of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's 1804-1806 Journey of Discovery; student discussion forums related to Presidents' Day and National Constitution Day; "We Shall Overcome," a living history program commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act; annual celebrations of National Poetry Month; Jan Schaffer speaking on The Era of Participatory Journalism; The Saga of the 2005 Nickel, a presentation by Joe Fitzgerald, designer of the new Jeffersonian nickel; and The Music of Early Maryland, with Dr. David Hildebrand.