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…




  • Vivian Dzokoto
    Meet VCU's Authors: Vivian Dzokoto

    Wednesday February 28, 2018

    Vivian Dzokoto, Associate Professor of African American Studies

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  • Bernard Means
    Meet VCU's Authors: Bernard Means

    Wednesday March 21, 2018

    Bernard Means, Instructor of Anthropology
    On the Rooftop of...

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  • Matteo Pangello
    Meet VCU's Authors: Matteo Pangallo

    Wednesday April 18, 2018

    Matteo Pangallo, Assistant Professor of English
    Playwriting Playgoers in Shakespeare's...

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  • Frankenstein dissected
    Spring 2018 Speaker Series: Frankenstein Dissected

    Thursday February 8, 2018

    Frankenstein Dissected:  21st Century Legacies of a Nineteenth-Century Classic


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  • Liz Covart
    Spring 2018 Speaker Series: Liz Covart

    Wednesday February 21, 2018

    The Ben Franklin's World Project: Podcasting and the Future of Digital History
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  • Su'ad Abdul Khabeer
    2018 Spring Speaker Series: Su'ad Abdul Khabeer

    Tuesday March 27, 2018

    Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip-Hop in the United States Read More

  • Stefano Adamo
    2018 Spring Speaker Series: Stefano Adamo

    Thursday April 12, 2018

    The Humanities Respond!  Literary and Cinematic Depictions of the 2007...

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    Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Junot Diaz

    Tuesday September 12, 2017

    A Public Reading by Junot Díaz, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize...

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