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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      Primer Residue and Brake Dust

      September 12, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons, 2201

      Speaker: Mary Keehan, MS
      Virginia...

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    • Erica Dunbar
      Declaring Freedom from a Founding Father: The Life of Ona Judge and Her Escape From the Washingtons

      Wednesday, September 5, 2018
      6:00 p.m.
      Auditorium, VCU Institute for Contemporary Art
      601 West Broad...

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    • Sullivan lecture series
      The Importance of our Urban Catholic Schools

      Tuesday, September 18
      4:00 p.m.
      Cabell Library Lecture Hall

      Join VCU President Emeritus, Eugene...

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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      qPCR-Based Mixture Detection Using High Resolution Melt Curve Analysis: Getting More Information Earlier on in the Forensic DNA Workflow

      September 19, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons, 2201

      Speaker: Tracey Dawson Cruz, PhD Read More

    • Health Sciences Lecture Series: rod of asclepius
      The Opioid Epidemic in Virginia: Individual, Family and Community Consequences

      September 19, 2018
      7:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons 1107

      This inaugural event marks the...

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    • Bob Woodward
      Truth, Freedom of Expression, Democracy and the Age of the American Presidency

      Tuesday, September 25, 2018
      6:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.)
      NEW LOCATION:...

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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      Recent Research Trends in the Identification and Interpretation of Skeletal Injuries Associated with Child Abuse

      September 26, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons, 2201

      Speaker: Jen Love, PhD, D-ABFA Read More

    • Sullivan lecture series
      Heavenly Bodies: Bejeweled Skeletons from the Counter Reformation

      Tuesday, October 2
      4:00 p.m.
      Cabell Library Lecture Hall

      Speaker: Dr. Paul Koudounaris
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    • Incoronata Inserra
      Meet VCU's Authors: Incoronata Inserra

      Tuesday, October 2, 2018
      4:00 p.m.
      Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250)
      Cabell Library, 901...

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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      Improvised Explosive Devices and Post-Blast Investigations

      October 3, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons 2201

      Speaker: Richard Stryker, MS
      Federal...

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    • Aaron Burr speaks to a crowd of people
      Making Sense of the Burr Conspiracy

      October 3, 2018
      5:30 p.m.
      Cabell Lecture Hall, 3rd floor

      Speaker: James E. Lewis...

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    • Sullivan lecture series
      Demonic Deliverance Exorcism in Africa and Latin America

      Monday, October 8
      4:00 p.m.
      Hibbs Hall, room 407

      Speaker: Kate Kinsbury, Ph.D., University...

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    • Kaveh Akbar
      Levis Reading Prize

      Monday, October 8
      7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
      VCU Cabell Library Third Floor Lecture Hall Read More

    • Health and Physical Activity Lecture (pair of tennis shoes)
      Practical Neuroscience for Everyday Life

      October 9, 2018
      7:00 p.m.
      Harris Hall auditorium

      Speaker: Dr. Wendy Suzuki
      Professor of...

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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      Anatomical Donations: The Gift of Science

      October 10, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons, 2201

      Speaker: Richard Sikon, MLA, LFD Read More

    • Clare Sears
      Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law and Fascination in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

      Wednesday, October 10, 2018
      4:00 p.m.

      Clare Sears
      Associate Professor of Sociology
      San Francisco...

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    • allison newman
      Dark Girls: The Story of Color, Gender and Race

      Saturday, October 13, 2018
      7:00 p.m.
      Singleton Center
      322 Park Avenue

      Join us for...

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    • Emily Skidmore
      True Sex: The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

      Monday, October 29, 2018
      4:00 p.m.
      Globe 1030J, 830 West Grace Street

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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      Qualitative Validation for the Analysis of 31 Fentanyl Derivatives in Biological Matrices Using LCMSMS

      October 31, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons 2201

      Speaker: Rebecca Wagner, PhD
      Research...

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    • Phillip Gardener, Ph.D.
      What's menthol got to do with it? Everything!

      Monday, November 5, 2018
      4:00 p.m.
      VCU Institute for Contemporary Art
      601 W. Broad St. Read More

    • Hernán Diaz
      Cabell First Novelist Award

      Tuesday, November 6
      7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
      VCU Cabell Library Third Floor Lecture Hall Read More

    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      A Novel Collection Method That Improves Direct DNA Amplification From Various Bloodstained Materials

      November 7, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons 2201

      Speaker: Jamie Fredericks, PhD
      Forensic...

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    • Fariba Enteshari
      Rumi's Poetry and His Vision of Love Among Faith Traditions

      Wednesday, November 7, 2018
      4:00 p.m.
      Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue

      Fariba...

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    • Image of fountain pen pointing at the word "Research" in a dictionary
      School of World Studies Student Research Conference

      November 8 and 9, 2018
      9:00 a.m.
      University Student Commons (multiple rooms)

      We invite...

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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      Using Satellite Imagery to Document Human Rights Violations

      November 14, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons 2201

      Speaker: Scott Edwards, PhD
      Senior...

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    • Julio Capo Jr.
      Making Fairyland in Twentieth-Century Miami: Gender, Sexual and Racial Transgressions

      Wednesday, November 14, 2018
      4:00 p.m.
      VCU Globe 1030J, 830 West Grace Street

      Julia...

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    • Rachel Gross
      The Jewish Deli Revival: Buying and Selling American Jewish Nostalgia

      November 26, 2018
      6:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons, Room 1107

      Speaker: Rachel Gross, Ph.D. Read More

    • Aren Aizura
      Transgender Vlogs on Thailand: Transnational Imaginaries of Gender Reassignment Surgery

      Wednesday, November 28, 2018
      4:00 p.m.
      Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250)
      Cabell Library, 901...

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    • Mona Haydar
      Demystifying the Muslim Dress Code: Identity Negotiations and Resistance Among Muslim Women

      Thursday, November 29, 2018
      4:00 pm
      Richmond Salons I & II
      University Student Commons, 907...

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      Does Luck Affect the Moral Life?

      November 29
      7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      VCU Academic Learning Commons
      Room 2104c

      A...

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    • Brooke Newman
      Meet VCU's Authors: Brooke Newman

      Thursday, December 6, 2018
      4:00 p.m.
      Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250)
      Cabell Library, 901...

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    • a student writing in a book
      'Writing Your Way Out' Graduation Ceremony

      Thursday, December 6, 2018
      5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Center, Room 2201
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    • Bol Gai Deng
      Legacy of an African Freedom Fighter

      Thursday, December 6, 2018
      7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

      The Department of African American...

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    • Forensic Science Seminar Series
      The Scientific Expert in the Justice System

      August 29, 2018
      2:00 p.m.
      Academic Learning Commons 2201

      Speaker: Dale Mullen, JD, of...

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    • bee coston Hosts Twitter Town Hall
      Twitter Discussion on the Trauma of Inequality

      Thursday, May 24
      2-3 p.m

      Members of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connections...

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    • Image of fountain pen pointing at the word "Research" in a dictionary
      Political Science Student Research Conference

      Friday, April 20
      8:00am – 6:30pm

      VCU POLITICAL SCIENCE and the College of...

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    • Alexandrian Society Lecture
      Race, Racism, and Identity in the Era of Trump

      Tuesday, April 24
      2 PM

      FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE TO WAKANDA: Race, Racism, and Identity in...

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    • Bernard Means
      Meet VCU's Authors: Bernard Means

      Wednesday April 25, 2018
      7:00 pm

      Bernard Means, Instructor of Anthropology
      On the Rooftop...

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    • Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Science Jonathan Margolis
      Science Diplomacy in a Changing World

      April 12, 2018
      1:00 – 2:00pm

      Lecture by Jonathan Margolis:
      Science Diplomacy in...

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    • Judyth Twigg, presents the Elske v.P. Smith Lecture
      Elske v.P. Smith Lecture | Dr. Judyth Twigg (Poli Sci)

      Thursday March 29, 2018

      Dr. Judyth Twigg, Professor of Political Science
      Annual Elske...

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    • Vivian Dzokoto
      Meet VCU's Authors: Vivian Dzokoto

      Wednesday February 28, 2018

      Vivian Dzokoto, Associate Professor of African American Studies
      Once...

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    • Bernard Means
      Meet VCU's Authors: Bernard Means

      Wednesday March 21, 2018

      Bernard Means, Instructor of Anthropology
      On the Rooftop of...

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    • Matteo Pangallo
      Meet VCU's Authors: Matteo Pangello

      Wednesday April 18, 2018

      Matteo Pangallo, Assistant Professor of English
      Playwriting Playgoers in Shakespeare's...

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    • Frankenstein dissected
      HRC Speaker Series: Frankenstein Dissected

      Thursday February 8, 2018

      Frankenstein Dissected:  21st Century Legacies of a Nineteenth-Century Classic

      A...

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    • Liz Covart
      HRC Spring 2018 Speaker Series: Liz Covart

      Wednesday February 21, 2018

      The Ben Franklin's World Project: Podcasting and the Future of Digital History
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    • Su'ad Abdul Khabeer
      HRC Spring Speaker Series: Su'ad Abdul Khabeer

      Tuesday March 27, 2018

      Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip-Hop in the United States Read More

    • Stefano Adamo
      2018 Spring Speaker Series: Stefano Adamo

      Thursday April 12, 2018

      The Humanities Respond!  Literary and Cinematic Depictions of the 2007...

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    • Anne Wright
      Anthropological Approaches to Oil Production: A View from the Arabian Sea

      Wednesday November 29, 2017

      The School of World Studies presents Andrea Wright, Ph.D. in...

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    • Junot Diaz headshot
      HRC Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Junot Diaz

      Tuesday September 12, 2017

      A Public Reading by Junot Díaz, Winner of the Pulitzer...

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    • Diane Apostolos-Cappadona headshot
      HRC Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

      Monday September 25, 2017

      Professor Emerita of Religious Art and Cultural History
      and Haub...

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    • Dean Spade
      Trans politics and Criminal Punishment Reform

      Thursday October 26, 2017, 7pm

      In partnership with the Department...

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    • Thumbnail for World Studie Fourth Foreign Languages Poetry Reading
      School of World Studies Fourth Foreign Languages Poetry Reading

      Tuesday, April 18
      5:00-6:30 PM
      Hibbs Auditorium 403

      School of World Studies...

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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,...

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    • Banner for a Panel on Humanitarianism and Environmentalism
      Humanitarianism x Environmentalism

      Wednesday, April 19
      7-9 PM
      Academic Learning Commons Room 1107
      1000 Floyd Ave

      The...

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      Objects of Devotion: Religion at the Nation's History Museum

      Tuesday, April 11, 2017
      4:00PM
      Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue


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    • Christine Darden
      Christine Darden to Speak at VCU

      Friday, April 7th, 4:00 PM
      Academic Learning Commons 1107

      Christine Darden, Ph.D., a retired...

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    • Thumbnail for Queer Brown Voices
      Queer Brown Voices

      February 28th
      4pm — 6pm
      Grace Street Theater, 934 W. Grace Street

      "The feminist racial...

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    • Emma Smith headshot
      HRC Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Emma Smith


      What's It Worth? Shakespeare's Value Then and Now

      Wednesday, March 15, 2017

      Emma...

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    • Thumbnail,Under the hijab and the kippah: Muslims and Jews in a divided America
      Under the hijab and the kippah: Muslims and Jews in a divided America

      February 24, 2017, 3 - 4:30 pm
      Academic Learning Commons
      1000 Floyd Ave, Room 2201 Read More

    • John Kneebone headshot
      America’s First Catholic President

      March 22, 2017 1:30 PM
      Richmond Salons III-IV
      University Student Commons

      America’s First Catholic...

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    • Brian Daugherity headshot
      Meet VCU's Authors: Brian Daugherity

      January 25, 2017

      Brian Daugherity, Assistant Professor of History, will talk about his new...

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    • Ayanna Thompson headshot
      Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Ayanna Thompson


      Is Shakespeare Beyond Race?

      February 1, 2017

      Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English, George...

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    • Banner for GerryRigged: Turning Democracy on Its Head
      GerryRigged: Turning Democracy on Its Head

      Monday, February 13th, 2017

      Bill Ogelsby, Assistant Professor of Journalism in the Robertson School,...

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    • Tressie Cottom headshot
      Meet VCU's Authors: Tressie Cottom

      February 22, 2017

      Tressie Cottom, Assistant Professor of Sociology, will talk about her new...

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      Geofuturism and Environmentalism Event

      Friday, December 2nd
      2:00 - 4:40pm and 5:00 to 6:30pm
      The Depot
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    • Ballot Box
      Election Fest 2016

      November 8, 2016
      10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      Student Commons Plaza

      Join...

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      HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Daniel Wildcat



      September 8, 2016

      “Exercising Indigenuity: The Role of Indigenous Knowledges in...

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      Meet VCU's Authors Series: David Coogan



      September 28, 2016
      7:00 pm
      Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250),...

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      LGBTQ @ VCU: Trials and Triumphs, 1974-76: The Struggle for Recognition of VCU’s First Gay Student Group



      Tuesday October 4 at noon
      Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park...

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      HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Deborah McGregor



      October 6, 2016
      5:00 pm
      Globe 1030J, 830 W. Grace...

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      Meet VCU’s Authors: Isabelle Richman



      October 12, 2016
      7.00 pm

      Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250),...

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      LGBTQ @ VCU: Students, Sodomy, and the State: LGBT Campus Struggles in the 1970s



      Thursday October 13 at 4pm
      Richmond Salons I & 2, University...

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      LGBTQ @ VCU: A Conversation with Billie Jean King



      Thursday October 27 at 6pm
      Siegel Center

      Billie Jean...

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      HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Clint Carroll



      November 3, 2016
      5:00 pm
      Globe 1030J, 830 W. Grace...

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      Meet VCU's Authors Series: Cliff Edwards

      November 9, 2016
      7:00 pm
      Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250), Cabell Library

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    • Alan Gallay
      Native American History Month Speaker

      November 14, 4:00 PM
      Student Commons Virginia Rooms C&D

      Alan Gallay, Lyndon B....

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    • CHS logo
      The Politics of Labor

      November 17th, 1:00PM
      Student Commons, Richmond Salons III-IV

      Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies...

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    • Cabell First Novelist
      Cabell First Novelist Award

      November 17, 7:00 PM
      Cabell Library, room 303

      Angela Flournoy, the winner...

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    • Alexandrian Society Lecture
      2016 Alexandrian Society Lecture

      November 22nd, 3:00 PM
      Student Commons, Forum Room

      The Alexandrian Society welcomes Dr. Maboula Soumahoro...

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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...

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    • Nguyen
      Refiguring Gender in Global Health

      Tuesday, March 29, 2016. 3 pm
      University Commons, Virginia Rooms C & D
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    • Migration
      Teach-in on the European Migration Crisis

      Thursday, March 24, 2016
      7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

      VCU International Studies...

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    • Research to Rehab
      Research to Rehab

      COBE & VCU Life Sciences Present:

      FROM RESEARCH TO REHAB:
      A TOWN HALL MEETING...

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    • College of Humanities and Sciences
      CHS Staff Professional Development Workshop

      Wednesday, March 16th
      9:00am - 12:00pm noon



      On behalf of the Dean's...

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      Elske v.P. Smith Lecture Announced

      Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 1:00pm

      The College presents this spring's Elske v.P. Smith...

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    • Humanities Research Center
      HRC Speaker Series: Richmond and HIV/AIDS

      February 9, 2016

      “Richmond and HIV/AIDS: A Panel Discussion on Our City’s History of...

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    • Humanities Research Center
      HRC Speaker Series: Phill Wilson

      February 23rd, 2016

      “Left Behind: Ending AIDS in Black Communities in America”

      Phill...

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    • Humanities Research Center
      HRC Speaker Series: Jennifer Brier

      February 29th, 2016

      “HIV+ Women’s Oral Histories, Or, What Can a Humanist Tell Us...

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    • Humanities Research Center
      Meet VCU's Authors: Victor Chen

      March 24th, 2016


      Victor Chen, Assistant Professor of Sociology, will be talking about...

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    • Humanities Research Center
      Meet VCU's Authors: Jason Arnold

      February 17th, 2016


      Jason Arnold, Associate Professor of Political Science, will talk about...

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    • Humanities Research Center
      Meet VCU's Authors: Nicholas Frankel

      February 3rd, 2016


      Nicholas Frankel, Professor of English, will talk about his work...

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    • Darwin Day
      17th Annual Darwin Day

      17th Annual Darwin Day
      Friday, February 12th

      The Graduate Organization Of Biology Students,...

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      Psychology Distinguished Speaker Series

      Thursday, Feb. 25 at 12:00pm, Psychology will welcome Barbara Fiese, Ph.D., as the...

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      2015 December Diploma Ceremonies

      Congratulations to all of our upcoming graduates!  If you haven't already done so please make...

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      Alexandrian Society Fall Lecture

      The Alexandrian Society will hold their annual fall lecture on Wednesday Dec. 2nd...

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      Les attentats de Paris du 13 novembre 2015 en contexte

      Paris attacks of November 13, 2015 presented in context.
      November 23, 2015 from 6:00-7:15...

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      14th Annual VCU Cabell First Novelist Award

      Tuesday, Nov. 10th at 7:00pm

      Boris Fishman is this year's winner of the...

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      Philosophy & Public Affairs Lecture

      Tuesday, Nov. 10th 7:00pm in Room 403 of Hibbs Hall

      Philosophy will...

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    • Humanities Research Center
      Teaching in the Humanities - Humanities Research Center Workshop

      Wednesday, Nov. 11th at 2:00PM at the Humanities Research Center, Room 201

      The Read More