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Annual Crenshaw Lecture – features Megan Taylor Shockley

November 19, 12-1:30 pm VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons I, II, Second Floor The Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies and VCU Libraries presents Feminism Matters: How Women Reshaped Virginia in the late Twentieth Century, features Megan Taylor Shockley, Ph.D., Clemson University. Book sale and light refreshments follow the lecture. Megan Taylor Schockley is professor […]

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Speaker Series: Anne Helmrich

November 20, 2014 3:30 pm Anne Helmreich, Senior Program Officer at the Getty Foundation in Los Angeles and formerly Associate Professor of Art History and Art at Case Western Reserve University, will be speaking about the future of Digital Art History along with the implications for Digital Humanities in general; earlier in the day Professor […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Ferris

photo credit: Tania Gail at taniagail.smugmug.com Alumnus Kevin Ferris, BS Mass Communications ’83, has built a successful journalistic career, with 28 years as a writer and editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer, and his freelance work appearing in the Weekly Standard, the Wall Street Journal and the Christian Science Monitor. Now the commentary editor with the Inquirer’s […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Jeffrey Gibson

Dr. Jeffrey Gibson, BS Biology ’87, recalls his first taste of academic research assisting Dr. Charles Blem and Dr. John Pagels in the Department of Biology collect salamander specimens from the banks of the James River after flooding. The opportunity to gain hands-on experience alongside other student and faculty researchers was enough for Jeff to […]

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Department of History Chew & View Film Series – “Frankenstein (1931)”

October 31, 1 pm 811 S. Cathedral Place, Conference Room Department of History Chew & View Film Series – Frankenstein (1931), presented by Dr. Karen Rader.

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Anthropology Speakers’ Series — Kristi L. Lewton

The School of World Studies presents Kristi L. Lewton, Boston University School of Medicine, on Locomotion, childbirth, and the evolution of the human hip., October 24 3 -4:30 pm VCU Student Commons Theater Contact: Christopher Brooks, cabrooks@vcu.edu View the complete schedule here.

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Humanities Research Center Workshop

Christopher Rogers, Editorial Director at Yale University Press, will lead a workshop on strategies for preparing a book manuscript for successful submission to a university press. 3:30 PM Valentine House 920 W. Franklin Street Seminar Room 201 Contact: Richard Godbeer, rgodbeer@vcu.edu

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VCU Professor Wins Major Humanities Award

Dr. Brian Daugherity, an assistant professor in the College of Humanities and Sciences’ Department of History, has received a one-year, $175,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to provide school teachers with an in-depth look at civil rights in Virginia. Two groups of 35 school teachers each will take part in the program, […]

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The Political Science Department presents James Dobbins

October 22 7 p.m. Academic Learning Commons, Rm. 1107 The Political Science Department presents James Dobbins, a former U.S. ambassador to Europe, presents  Afghanistan: What Have We Accomplished, What Have We Learned, and What Should We Expect? on the past, present and future of Afghanistan. Dobbins most recently served in the Obama administration as the U.S. […]

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Our Faculty Scholars 2013-14

Congratulations to our Faculty Scholars for 2014, who have authored or edited a book, won a national scholarly award or managed at least $50,000 in research expenditures during the 2013-14 academic and fiscal year. Faculty Authors Richard Bargdill, Psychology Faye Belgrave, Psychology Edward L. Boone, Statistical Sciences David Bromley, World Studies Christopher Brooks, World Studies […]

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