Staff Spotlight: Gail Bartee Canter

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Staff Spotlight: Gail Bartee Canter

Gail Bartee Canter has worked at VCU for 22 years, with 16 of those years dedicated to the College. She currently works in the Dean’s Office as a Business Manager and recently joined the Humanities Research Center team as the Office and Fiscal Manager where she assists in event planning and special projects in addition to […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Margot Canaday

January 23  3.30 pm Richmond Salons I-II, Student Commons Professor Margot Canaday, Department of History, Princeton University: Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Professor Canaday is a historian of gender and sexuality in the modern […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Jesus Escobar

January 28 3:30 pm Valentine House Professor Escobar publishes scholarship on the art, architecture, and urban culture of early modern Spain, Italy, and the Spanish world. His first award-winning book, The Plaza Mayor and the Shaping of Baroque Madrid (Cambridge University Press, 2003), explores the interchange of architecture and politics in the evolution of Madrid […]

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Meet our Authors: G. Antonio Espinoza,

February 4, 2015 7.30pm G. Antonio Espinoza, Associate Professor of History and author of Education and the State in Modern Peru: Primary Schooling in Lima, 1821-1921 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201 Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street

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Meet our Authors: Christopher A. Brooks

Rescheduled for a later date due to weather. Details TBD. Christopher A. Brooks, Professor of Anthropology and author (with Robert Sims) of Roland Hayes: The Legacy of an American Tenor (Indiana University Press, 2014) The Depot 814 W. Broad St.

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Meet our Authors: Karen A. Rader

March 4, 2015 7.30pm Karen A. Rader, Associate Professor of History and author (with Victoria E. M. Cain) of Life on display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century (University of Chicago Press, 2014) Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201 Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street

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Humanities Center Grants Announced

The Humanities Research Center is delighted to announce the award of sixteen $1000 Humanities Research Grants for 2015. The number of applications almost doubled from last year and the quality of the proposals was very high, both of which testify to the vitality of research in the humanities here at VCU. Please join me in congratulating […]

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Meet Our Authors: Katherine Saunders Nash

November 5, 7.30pm Valentine House, Seminar Room 201 Katherine Saunders Nash, Associate Professor of English, will talk about her new book, Feminist Narrative Ethics: Tacit Persuasion in Modernist Form (Ohio State University Press, 2014) Humanities Research Center Valentine House, Seminar Room 201 920 W. Franklin Street A fascinating new perspective on the ways in which authors […]

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Speaker Series: Anne Helmrich

November 20, 2014 3:30 pm Anne Helmreich, Senior Program Officer at the Getty Foundation in Los Angeles and formerly Associate Professor of Art History and Art at Case Western Reserve University, will be speaking about the future of Digital Art History along with the implications for Digital Humanities in general; earlier in the day Professor […]

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Humanities Research Center Workshop

Christopher Rogers, Editorial Director at Yale University Press, will lead a workshop on strategies for preparing a book manuscript for successful submission to a university press. 3:30 PM Valentine House 920 W. Franklin Street Seminar Room 201 Contact: Richard Godbeer, rgodbeer@vcu.edu

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