Through the Voices of Men by Christopher Brooks

School of World Studies

Through the Voices of Men by Christopher Brooks

Christopher Brooks is a Professor of Anthropology in the School of World Studies and author of Through The Voices of Men: South African Men Speak About HIV. Dr. Brooks has recently released the second edition of his book. This edition includes a new introduction and additional material providing a continued platform for South African men and women […]

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Khirbet Qeiyafa Excavation

A group of students recently participated in a study abroad program just outside of Jerusalem, Israel through The Global Education Office and the School of World Studies, in collaboration with the Khirbet Qeiyafa Archaeology Project. The trip was led by Jon Waybright, an adjunct instructor of religious studies in the School of World Studies. Waybright has been involved in excavation projects in Israel […]

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Ishita Purohit Wins French Embassy’s LabCitoyen Youth Travel Grant

French minor Ishita Purohit is one of four winners from America who will be attending the French Embassy’s LabCitoyen Youth Travel Grant Program this summer. Every year, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites the young people of the whole world to gather and interact to promote the French language as language of debate and […]

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“50 Years Since Vatican II: We’ve Only Just Begun”

  The Second Annual Bishop Walter F. Sullivan Catholic Studies Symposium, “50 Years Since Vatican II: We’ve Only Just Begun“, will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm in the Commons Theater. The symposium features Dr. Anthony Padovano, author, theologian and worldwide lecturer, Sister Simone Campbell, social activist, and […]

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Screening of “The Mirror”

Make plans to watch “The Mirror,” a film by Andrei Torkovsky. Mary Beth Reed from Film Studies, Richard Bargdill from Psychology and Gina Kovarsky from Russian Studies will provide pre and post-screening comments about the film. November 7, 7 pm Cabell Library, B-48 The event is sponsored by three clubs: Psychology Anonymous, the Society for […]

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“Excavating Khirbet Qeiyafa, Israel: An Invitation to do Archaeology”

Join Professor Jon Waybright, staff member of Hebrew University’s excavation to Khirbet Qeiyafa Israel, and past VCU volunteers for a presentation on an exciting Field School opportunity offered through the Global Education Office! This summer, a team of 20 VCU student volunteers will join Hebrew University’s excavation of this ancient site! Whether you are considering […]

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Call for Submissions: “Emancipation, Freedom and Independence.”

The VCU School of World Studies, Global Education Office and Department of History are seeing proposals for their 18th Annual Student Research Conference, “Emancipation, Freedom and Independence.” Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, we invite graduate and undergraduate students to submit proposals for 15-minute presentations on topics related to the concepts of Freedom and Independence in […]

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Anthropology Speaker Series

Wednesday, October 17: “Stones, Bones, Bugs, and Lasers: 3D Laser Scanning at the Virtual Curation Laboratory and Beyond.” Archaeologist Dr. Bernard K. Means will discuss the applications of 3D laser scanning on artifacts and organic remains, ranging in age from approximately one million years old to the Colonial period. Dr. Means is director of the Virtual […]

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Two Women and their Impact

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Interested Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated at VCU proudly present Dos Mujeres y el Impacto, (Two Women and their Impact) with guest speaker Dr. Robert L. Sims, VCU Spanish Professor.  Dr. Sims will focus on Sandra Cisneros and her collection of short stories entitled “The House on […]

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