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2016 Alexandrian Society Lecture

November 22nd, 3:00 PM Student Commons, Forum Room The Alexandrian Society welcomes Dr. Maboula Soumahoro from the University of Tours François-Rabelais, France Institute of Political Science, Paris. She will be leading a lecture on France in the 21st Century: Christianity, Islam and Race in a Secular, Colorblind Society beginning at 3:00PM in the Forum Room of […]

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Alumni spotlight: Carrie Roth

As a transfer student to Virginia Commonwealth University, Carrie Roth (BA Political Science ‘95/H&S) was delighted to find a school where she could “create [her] own avenues of learning.” Through internships, independent study and a flexible course schedule, Carrie blazed a trail to a degree in Political Science in the College of Humanities and Sciences. […]

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Congratulations to our Faculty Award Winners

All faculty and staff of the College of Humanities and Sciences are invited to our Faculty and Staff Awards and Retirees Breakfast The following members of our faculty have been selected by a committee of previous honorees to receive our Outstanding Faculty Awards for 2016. Elske vP Smith Distinguished Lecturer John Kneebone Department of History Distinguished Scholar Katherine Bassard Department of […]

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Call for Nominations

The College is seeking nominations for the following elected College of Humanities and Sciences or University committee positions beginning academic year 2016-2017: 1. COLLEGE P&T COMMITTEE (3-year term) Need ONE tenured faculty from English or World Studies This committee has 4 elected and 3 appointed tenured faculty members. Outgoing: Bryant Mangum (English), Eugene Mills (Philosophy) […]

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Spring 2017 HRC Residential Fellowship Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the Humanities Research Center’s Residential Fellowships for Spring Semester 2017!  Professors Catherine Ingrassia, Shermaine Jones, Brooke Newman, and Oliver Speck will be working together on  “Conditions of Confinement: Identity, Race, and Subjectivity.” They describe their joint endeavor as follows: Engaging the disciplines of history, literature, and film studies, our group examines the […]

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Alumnus named GNYC Boy Scouts of America Board President

The Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America (GNYC), which provides services to some 47,000 youths in New York City’s five boroughs, recently named Board of Trustees Executive Committee member Richard ‘Ricky’ Mason (Economics and Political Science ’83/H&S) as Volunteer Board President. Mason is a partner in the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, […]

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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 Studies along with History presents, The Role of Museums in Addressing Healing, History and Culture on Thursday, April 7th featuring Dr. John W. Franklin, the Director of Partnerships and International Programs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. […]

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Refiguring Gender in Global Health

Tuesday, March 29, 2016. 3 pm University Commons, Virginia Rooms C & D Refiguring Gender in Global Health: The Impact of New Biomedical HIV Prevention Technologies on Intimacies and Subjectivities in Africa Sponsored by Department of Gender Sexuality and Womens Studies, the Humanities Research Center in association with its “HIV/AIDS: Local, National, and Global Perspectives” […]

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VCU Sociology students Make It Real

Service Learning Students in VCU Sociology’s Aging and the Life Course Class team up with VCU AASE and University of Richmond students in the WIL program this past Saturday. As participants in the East End Clean Up and Restoration Project, students and community members work together to reclaim the historical East End Cemetery, remember and […]

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Teach-in on the European Migration Crisis

Thursday, March 24, 2016 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM VCU International Studies and VCU Political Science invite you to join them for a teach-in on the European Migration Crisis, featuring: Dr. Christopher Burdett, “European Dis-Union: Causes & Consequences” Dr. Robert Godwin-Jones, “The Evolving German Reaction to the Immigrant Wave” Dr. Bernardo Piciché, “The Italian Response […]

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