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HRC Speaker Series: Margot Canaday

January 23  3.30 pm Richmond Salons I-II, Student Commons Professor Margot Canaday, Department of History, Princeton University: Perverse Ambitions, Deviant Careers: A Queer History of the Modern American Workplace Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Professor Canaday is a historian of gender and sexuality in the modern […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Jesus Escobar

January 28 3:30 pm Valentine House Professor Escobar publishes scholarship on the art, architecture, and urban culture of early modern Spain, Italy, and the Spanish world. His first award-winning book, The Plaza Mayor and the Shaping of Baroque Madrid (Cambridge University Press, 2003), explores the interchange of architecture and politics in the evolution of Madrid […]

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Visiting Writers Series: Stephen Dunn & Barbara Hurd

January 29 7 pm Scott House Stephen Dunn Lines of Defense & Barbara Hurd Putting an Ear to the Ground Stephen Dunn is the author of sixteen collections of poetry, including Here and Now andWhat Goes On: Selected & New Poems 1995–2009. Different Hours won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001, and Loosestrife was a National Book Critics Circle Award […]

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Meet our Authors: G. Antonio Espinoza,

February 4, 2015 7.30pm G. Antonio Espinoza, Associate Professor of History and author of Education and the State in Modern Peru: Primary Schooling in Lima, 1821-1921 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201 Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street

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VCU Mathematics Colloquium: Prof. Martin Golubitsky

Friday, February 6 3 pm Academic Learning Commons 2201 Patterns of Phase-Shift Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry Prof. Martin Golubitsky Director, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University  

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Meet our Authors: Christopher A. Brooks

Rescheduled for a later date due to weather. Details TBD. Christopher A. Brooks, Professor of Anthropology and author (with Robert Sims) of Roland Hayes: The Legacy of an American Tenor (Indiana University Press, 2014) The Depot 814 W. Broad St.

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Meet our Authors: Karen A. Rader

March 4, 2015 7.30pm Karen A. Rader, Associate Professor of History and author (with Victoria E. M. Cain) of Life on display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century (University of Chicago Press, 2014) Humanities Research Center, Seminar Room 201 Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street

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Alumni spotlight: Micah Risk

Micah Risk, Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science ’07, is changing the way people eat. With her business venture, a meal plan and curated grocery delivery service called Lighter, Micah is making strides in how her clients connect with nutrition. Before Micah and her co-founder Alexis successfully grew Lighter to six major U.S. cities,—Boston, Los Angeles, […]

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Alumni spotlight: Jonathan Ward

Jonathan Ward, Political Science ’10, is off to an impressive professional start as the Confidential Assistant & Executive Aide to Virginia’s Attorney General, Mark Herring. But a career in politics was not always what Jon envisioned. Jon began his undergraduate career at VCU as a pre-nursing student. During his first semester on campus, however, his […]

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An ode to calendar year 2014: Reflections in a long email

The following was my original out of office message for the VCU 2014 winter break. It was too long for Google to accept. But, it is available below for those who might be interested. Dear Gentle Email Correspondent, VCU is closed from Frida night Dec 19, 2014 through Monday morning January 5, 2015. I will […]

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