The Humanities Research Center provides a forum for intellectual exchange across and beyond the Humanities at VCU, traversing conventional disciplinary boundaries and encouraging collaboration throughout the College of Humanities and Sciences as well as across the University as a whole and the local community. The Center is committed to building relationships and partnerships with colleagues at VCU and with other institutions in Richmond and the broader region. Learn more…




  • David Coogan
    Meet VCU's Authors: David Coogan

    September 28, 2016

    David Coogan, Associate Professor of English at VCU, will talk about...

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  • Isabelle Richman
    Meet VCU's Authors: Isabelle Richman

    October 12, 2016

    Isabelle Richman, Coordinator and Faculty Associate of Religious Studies at VCU,...

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  • Cliff Edwards
    Meet VCU's Authors: Cliff Edwards

    November 9, 2016

    Cliff Edwards, Professor of Religious Studies at VCU, will talk about...

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    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

    Trials and...

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    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...

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    Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Activism at VCU

    Forty years ago VCU’s first LGBTQ student group, the Gay Alliance of Students, secured official...

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  • Billie Jean King
    A Conversation with Billie Jean King

    Thursday October 27 at 6pm
    Siegel Center

    If through her words and deeds...

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