Meet VCU’s Authors Series in Local Libraries

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Meet VCU’s Authors Series in Local Libraries

February 5 – May 14, 2019 VCU’s authors visit local libraries to speak on a variety of topics. The complete schedule is below. Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement Henrico County Tuckahoe Library – Tuesday, February 5, 7:00 PM Henrico County Libbie Mill Library – Monday, April 15, 7:00 PM Henrico […]

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Anthropology Day

Thursday, February 21, 2019 Stones! Bones! and Drones! Featuring 3-D printed replicas of artifacts, bones, and fossils See human bones with battlefield injuries from the American Civil War Marvel at the remains of Ham the Astrochimp, first primate to orbit the earth Gasp in astonishment at the bones of giant beasts that once walked these […]

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Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Rebecca Goetz

Thursday, February 21, 2019 “Race and Christianity in Early Virginia” Rebecca Goetz Associate Professor of History, New York University, and author of The Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012) Thursday, February 21, 2019 4:00 PM Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue 2019 marks the four hundredth anniversary […]

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The Community Forum on Critical Issues in Black Richmond

Thursday, February 21, 2019 Please join us for the spring 2019 kickoff meeting of The Community Forum, a seminar series devoted to critical discussions about Black life in Richmond and beyond. This special presentation, titled Awareness—Protection—Involvement, utilizes theater, poetry, martial arts and audience interactive engagement to explore the past and present of Black Richmond and […]

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Blackface, the Scandal and the Media

Monday, February 25, 2019 The Robertson School of Media and Culture will host a panel discussion titled “Blackface, the scandal and the media: A discussion about racism in Virginia,” that will feature Richmond-area journalists and VCU faculty members. The event will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, at the University […]

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NSF Writing Workshop

Friday, March 1, 2019 The College of Humanities and Sciences and the College of Engineering are pleased to partner to present ‘How to Write Winning NSF Proposals’ on Friday, March 1 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the VCU Student Commons Richmond Salons I and II. AGENDA Opening Remarks 8:30 a.m. Joshua Langberg, Ph.D., College […]

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The Role of DNA in the Identification of Missing U.S. Service Members

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 The speaker will be Joe Ring, M.S., senior research DNA analyst in the Emerging Technologies Section at AFDIL. Sponsored by the Department of Forensic Science. For information and/or accommodations, contact Jo Murphy at (804) 828-8420 or jsmurphy@vcu.edu. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Harris Hall, room 2129

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Powell-Edwards Lecture in Religion and the Arts: Philip Francis

Thursday, March 14, 2019 “When Art Disrupts Religion” Philip Francis Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion, University of Maine at Farmington Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:00 PM Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue This event is presented in partnership with the Powell-Edwards Lecture Series in Religion and the Arts, and the Program in Religious […]

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Digital and Multimedia Evidence

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 The speaker is Jesse M. Lindmar, project director, scientific responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Sponsored by the Department of Forensic Science. For information and/or accommodations, contact Jo Murphy at (804) 828-8420 or jsmurphy@vcu.edu. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Harris Hall, room […]

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Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Alan Taylor

Thursday, March 28, 2019 “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” Alan Taylor Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Chair in the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, author of numerous books about the colonial period, the American Revolution, and the Early Republic, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 and 2014 Thursday, […]

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