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Brian Daugherity, VCU Author

Meet VCU’s Authors: Brian Daugherity

January 25, 2017 Brian Daugherity, Assistant Professor of History, will talk about his new book, Keep On Keeping On: The NAACP and the Implementation of Brown v. Board of Education in Virginia (University of Virginia Press, 2016). Virginia was a battleground state in the struggle to implement the Supreme Court’s historic Brown v. Board of Education […]

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Tressie Cottom, VCU Author

Meet VCU’s Authors: Tressie Cottom

February 22, 2017 Tressie Cottom, Assistant Professor of Sociology, will talk about her new book, Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy (The New Press, 2017). Until recently American institutions of higher education have been driven not by the profit motive but a mission to train, educate, and cultivate minds. Yet […]

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Gregory Kimbrell, VCU Author

Meet VCU’s Authors: Gregory Kimbrell

April 19, 2017 Gregory Kimbrell, Events and Programs Coordinator for the Cabell Library, will talk about his new collection of poems, The Primitive Observatory (Southern Illinois University Press, 2016). The poems of The Primitive Observatory, set in the late nineteenth century, take readers into a dreamy, alluring world where hapless travelers, doomed heirs, and other colorful […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Daniel Wildcat

September 8, 2016 “Exercising Indigenuity: The Role of Indigenous Knowledges in Healing the Planet” Dr. Daniel Wildcat (Professor and Director of Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, Haskell Indian Nations University). Free and open to the public. No ticket is required. Thursday, September 8, 2016 3.30 pm Virginia Rooms C&D, VCU Student Commons

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HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Deborah McGregor

October 6, 2016 “Applying Indigenous Legal Traditions to Conceptualizing Water Justice” Dr. Deborah McGregor (Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Justice, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University). Free and open to the public. No ticket is required. Thursday, October 6, 2016 5.00 pm Globe 1030J, 830 W. Grace Street

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HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Clint Carroll

November 3, 2016 “Landscapes of Renewal: Cherokee  Adaptation and Environmental Governance” Dr. Clint Carroll (Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder). Free and open to the public. No ticket is required. Thursday, November 3, 2016 5.00 pm Globe 1030J, 830 W. Grace Street

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David Coogan

Meet VCU’s Authors: David Coogan

September 28, 2016 David Coogan, Associate Professor of English at VCU, will talk about his book, Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail (Brandylane Press, 2016) Writing Our Way Out is the creative culmination of a writing class that began in the Richmond City Jail in Virginia. It includes memoirs written by ten incarcerated men, embedded […]

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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, 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 radical causes of her era. She traveled the country as […]

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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 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 never seen by anyone but the artist himself. The painting […]

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HRC Speaker Series: Richmond and HIV/AIDS

February 9, 2016 “Richmond and HIV/AIDS: A Panel Discussion on Our City’s History of Outreach, Education, and Community Care” A panel of activists and community organizers who have been involved over the years in local responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic will talk about their experiences and Richmond’s history of addressing the many-layered challenges presented by […]

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