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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 a screening of Dark Girls, a film by Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry. Dark Girls explores the intersection of color, gender and race and the effects of racism and colorism on the lives of contemporary dark-skinned women. The screening will […]

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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 Emily Skidmore Associate Professor of History Texas Tech University This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and Present” that began in fall 2017 and continues through this semester. Sponsored by the Humanities Research Center with co-sponsorship by the Office […]

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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 Analyst Virginia Department of Forensic Sciences Sponsored by the Department of Forensic Science as part of its Graduate Program Seminar Series For more information, contact Jo Murphy at jsmurphy@vcu.edu or (804) 828-8420.

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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. Reception and light hors d’oeuvres to follow Phillip Gardiner, Ph.D. University of California Office of the President Talk abstract: Menthol cigarettes are disproportionately used by African American smokers; 85% of adults and 94% of youth. These products are more heavily […]

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Cabell First Novelist Award

Tuesday, November 6 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. VCU Cabell Library Third Floor Lecture Hall The Cabell First Novelist Award is presented on behalf of VCU’s M.F.A. in Creative Writing Program. Sponsors include the James Branch Cabell Library Associates, VCU Libraries, the VCU Department of English, Barnes & Noble @ VCU and the VCU College […]

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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 Science Program Eastern Kentucky University Sponsored by the Department of Forensic Science as part of its Graduate Program Seminar Series For more information, contact Jo Murphy at jsmurphy@vcu.edu or (804) 828-8420.

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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 Enteshari Founder and Executive Director of the Rumi Educational Center Sponsored by the Humanities Research Center in partnership with the program in Religious Studies and the Powell-Edwards Lecture Series in Religion and the Arts Admission is free and all are welcome.

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School of World Studies Student Research Conference

November 8 and 9, 2018 9:00 a.m. University Student Commons (multiple rooms) We invite undergraduate and graduate students in the social sciences and the humanities at VCU and neighboring universities and colleges to submit proposals for paper presentations, posters and special sessions. All research topics are welcome, with special interest in work on the broad […]

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Using Satellite Imagery to Document Human Rights Violations

November 14, 2018 2:00 p.m. Academic Learning Commons 2201 Speaker: Scott Edwards, PhD Senior Adviser, Amnesty International Crisis Response Program Prof. Lecturer, GWU Elliot School Sponsored by the Department of Forensic Science as part of its Graduate Program Seminar Series For more information, contact Jo Murphy at jsmurphy@vcu.edu or (804) 828-8420.

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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 Capó Jr. Associate Professor of History University of Massachusetts at Amherst This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and Present” that began in fall 2017 and continues through this semester. Sponsored by the Humanities Research Center with […]

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