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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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Big Ideas: Next Step

Dean Fuentes has appointed a Research Advisory Committee to review the Big Ideas (over 50) and select 15 of the proposals, based on their potential for impact and distinction through research and integration with education and community engagement. The 15 finalists will be asked to submit a more detailed proposal following a specific set guidelines. The finalists […]

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The Politics of Labor

November 17th, 1:00PM Student Commons, Richmond Salons III-IV Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies presents their 7th Annual Crenshaw Lecture on  This year’s lecture features Dr. Elsa Barkley Brown; author, professor at the University of Maryland and award winner. Her lecture, The Politics of Labor: African American Women Serving and Organizing is free and open to […]

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College Welcomes Dean Fuentes

Following a national search, Montserrat Fuentes, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Humanities and Sciences, effective July 1. Fuentes currently serves as the head of the Department of Statistics and James M. Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Statistics at North Carolina State University. The VCU College of Humanities and Sciences […]

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