Upcoming Events

  • 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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  • Judaic Studies lecture (image of synagogue)
    The Role of Nostalgia in the American Jewish Community

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

    Speaker: Dr. Rachel Gross 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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  • 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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Recent Events:

  • 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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  • 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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  • Manseau headshot
    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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  • CHS logo
    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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  • Eiffel Tower
    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

    Conclusion of Humanities Research Center's Fall 2015 Speaker Series

    Wednesday, Nov. 18th

    On November 18, Nicole Myers Turner, who has just accepted...

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    Mathematics Colloquium Friday, Oct. 23rd

    The Mathematics Department Colloquium will be Friday, Oct. 23rd, from 2:00 - 2:50pm,...

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  • Furstenberg
    When the United States Spoke French

    Thursday, October 29, 2015
    Academic Learning Commons,
    100 Floyd Avenue, Room 2100


    VCU College...

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  • Faculty Scholarship Recognition 2014-15
    Faculty Scholarship Recognition Day Talks

    October 21, 2015
    Student Commons Forum Room

    1:00 pm
    Scott Gronert, Professor of Chemistry Read More

  • We Are Subjects of History
    We Are Subjects of History

    September 29, 2015

    The Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies invites all staff,...

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  • Cornel West
    HRC Speaker Series: Cornel West

    September 3, 2015

    “Invoking Our Collective Memory”

    On September 3, Cornel West, one of...

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  • Merlock Jackson
    HRC Speaker Series: Kathy Merlock Jackson

    September 10, 2015

    Song and Story in Disney’s Song of the South

    On September 10, Kathy...

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  • William Maxwell
    HRC Speaker Series: William J. Maxwell

    October 13, 2015

    “F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover’s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature” Read More

  • K Green
    HRC Speaker Series: Kristen Green

    October 19, 2015

    “Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, A...

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  • Django Unchained
    Django Unchained: Screening and Panel Discussion

    October 27, 2015

    Django Unchained is Quentin Tarantino's most commercially successful and perhaps his most...

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  • Nicole Myers Turner
    HRC Speaker Series: Nicole Myers Turner

    November 18, 2015

    "Powering the Pulpit: Religion, Race, and Politics in Post-Emancipation Virginia"

    On...

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    African American Studies Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series: Adam Ewing

    March 23
    12:30-2 pm
    Depot Studio, 2nd Floor

    African American Studies Distinguished...

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    Remembering Claudia Emerson

    March 23 
    7 pm
    Grace Street Theatre

    VCU will remember the late Claudia Emerson,...

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    The Prism of Marriage: Gender and Sexuality in American Muslim Communities

    March 26 
    3.30pm
    Harris Hall 101

    Professor Juliane Hammer, Department of Religious Studies, University of...

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