Diversity Drives Decision for Navy Veteran to Become Ram

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Diversity Drives Decision for Navy Veteran to Become Ram

When students walk in to VCU’s Military Student Services they may be met by work-study student Britney M. Subbs. According to co-workers, her contagious smile and positive, outgoing demeanor are a great first impression for anyone who may walk through the door. A smiling face and bubbly personality may not be what one might associate […]

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Blake Lecture: Ghosts and the Conversion of Europe

Thursday, April 20 7:30 PM James Branch Cabell Library, Room 303 901 Park Ave., Richmond, VA 23284 The speaker will be Dr. Nancy Mandeville Caciola, Professor of History from the University of San Diego, where she is the Director of UCSD’s program for the study of religion. Her lecture title is: Ghosts and the Conversion […]

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America’s First Catholic President

March 22, 2017 1:30 PM Richmond Salons III-IV University Student Commons America’s First Catholic President: The Presidential Election of 1908 and the Backlash That Followed Dr. John Kneebone, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History Fake news and rumors caused many Americans after the presidential election of 1908 to fear that William Howard Taft was the agent of a […]

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Native American History Month Speaker

November 14, 4:00 PM Student Commons Virginia Rooms C&D Alan Gallay, Lyndon B. Johnson Chair of History at Texas Christian University, will speak on The Parameters of Colonialism: Conceptualizing American Indians in Elizabethan England as part of the History Department’s Native American History Month observances. Contact Greg Smithers at gdsmithers@vcu.edu for more information

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2016 Alexandrian Society Lecture

November 17th, 4:00 PM Student Commons Forum Room The Alexandrian Society, with the support of the History Department, will welcome Dr. Caroline Emmons from Hampden-Sydney College on Thursday November 17th as part of their fall lecture. Dr. Emmons’ talk on A Tremendous Job To Be Done: African American Women in the Virginia Civil Rights Movement, […]

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2016 Alexandrian Society Lecture

November 22nd, 3:00 PM Student Commons, Forum Room The Alexandrian Society welcomes Dr. Maboula Soumahoro from the University of Tours François-Rabelais, France Institute of Political Science, Paris. She will be leading a lecture on France in the 21st Century: Christianity, Islam and Race in a Secular, Colorblind Society beginning at 3:00PM in the Forum Room of […]

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The Role of Museums in Addressing Healing, History and Culture

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, VCUArts Depot African American Studies along with History presents, The Role of Museums in Addressing Healing, History and Culture on Thursday, April 7th featuring Dr. John W. Franklin, the Director of Partnerships and International Programs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. […]

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2015 December Diploma Ceremonies

Congratulations to all of our upcoming graduates!  If you haven’t already done so please make sure you know all of the details like time and location for your department’s diploma ceremony by visiting the VCU Commencement site and on the Departmental Ceremonies page. If you have a question about your ceremony please contact your department’s […]

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Alexandrian Society Fall Lecture

The Alexandrian Society will hold their annual fall lecture on Wednesday Dec. 2nd featuring Dr. Douglas Flowe, currently a post-doctoral fellow in Inequality and Identity at the American Culture Studies Department at Washington University in St. Louis.  His talk, White Women Forced to Live in Negro Dives: The Politics of Interracial Vice and Black Men […]

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Staff Spotlight: Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy, administrative coordinator in the Department of History, has been with the College for over 10 years. She is responsible for the administrative activities in the department. For Kathleen, the best part of her job can be rewarding but also a challenge: “The best and the most challenging thing about this job is basically […]

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