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Meet VCU’s Authors Series: David Coogan

September 28, 2016 7:00 pm Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250), Cabell Library David Coogan, Associate Professor of English at VCU, will talk about his book, Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail (Brandylane Press, 2016) Writing Our Way Out is the creative culmination of a writing class that began in the Richmond City Jail in […]

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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 Avenue Current VCU faculty and students who have been exploring this dramatic episode will tell the story of what prompted the lawsuit against VCU’s Board of Visitors, and the twists and turns leading to eventual victory in 1976. A panel of alumni, including the […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Deborah McGregor

October 6, 2016 5:00 pm Globe 1030J, 830 W. Grace Street “Applying Indigenous Legal Traditions to Conceptualizing Water Justice” Dr. Deborah McGregor (Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University). Free and open to the public. No ticket is required. This event is part of the Humanities […]

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Meet VCU’s Authors: Isabelle Richman

October 12, 2016 7.00 pm Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250), Cabell Library Isabelle Richman, Coordinator and Faculty Associate of Religious Studies at VCU, will talk about her book, Sojourner Truth: Prophet of Social Justice (Routledge, 2016). Sojourner Truth was born into bondage and oppression, but in liberation she emerged as a leader in the most […]

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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 Student Commons, 907 Floyd Avenue Dr. Marc Stein, Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History, San Francisco State University Admission is free and all are welcome! This event is part of the Humanities Research Center’s Fall 2016 Speaker Series, Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Activism […]

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LGBTQ @ VCU: A Conversation with Billie Jean King

Thursday October 27 at 6pm Siegel Center Billie Jean King, social justice pioneer, sports icon, and tireless advocate for women and LGBTQ people, will talk about our journey toward inclusion and equality in sports and in life. If through her words and deeds one woman can truly make a difference for thousands of others in […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Clint Carroll

November 3, 2016 5:00 pm Globe 1030J, 830 W. Grace Street “Landscapes of Renewal: Cherokee  Adaptation and Environmental Governance” Dr. Clint Carroll (Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder). Admission is free and all are welcome! This event is part of the Humanities Research Center’s Fall 2016 Speaker Series, Native American Knowledge and […]

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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 Cliff Edwards, Professor of Religious Studies at VCU, will talk about his latest book, Van Gogh’s Ghost Paintings: Art and Spirit in Gethsemane (Cascade Books, 2015). One of the most significant and revealing paintings by the world famous artist Vincent van Gogh was […]

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Native American History Month Speaker

November 14, 4:00 PM Student Commons Virginia Rooms C&D Alan Gallay, Lyndon B. Johnson Chair of History at Texas Christian University, will speak on The Parameters of Colonialism: Conceptualizing American Indians in Elizabethan England as part of the History Department’s Native American History Month observances. Contact Greg Smithers at gdsmithers@vcu.edu for more information

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A few moments with our new Dean

Our new dean, Montse Fuentes, took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions for our students, alumni, and friends: Tell us a bit about yourself and what inspires you. I have been blessed by having very loving and supportive parents who valued education and allowed me to travel and […]

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