Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Junot Diaz

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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 for Fiction and Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology To be followed by Q&A, Book Signing, and Reception Tuesday September 12, 2017 at 6.00pm Cabell Library Lecture Hall 901 Park Avenue Admission is free and all […]

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Fall 2017 Speaker Series: Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

Monday September 25, 2017 Professor Emerita of Religious Art and Cultural History and Haub Director, Catholic Studies Program, Georgetown University “Fruit of Pleasure, Source of Sustenance, Object of Shame: The Naked Breasts of Eve and of Mary” Monday September 25, 2017 at 4.00 pm VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons I-II 907 Floyd Ave.  Admission is free […]

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Balfour Declaration Centennial

The Balfour Declaration Centennial: How a 1917 Proclamation Shaped Israel and Palestine

Friday November 3, 2017 Guest Speakers: Noura Erakat, J.D. (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Social Justice / Human Rights, George Mason University) and Hillel Gruenberg, Ph.D. (Director of Israel Engagement at the New York Campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of religion and the Jewish Theological Seminary) Friday November 3, 2017, 2.00-4.00pm VCU […]

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Gender Revolution

Screening of GENDER REVOLUTION and panel discussion featuring Gavin Grimm

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 In partnership with the Southern Film Festival: A Screening of Gender Revolution with special guest, Gavin Grimm Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Reception at 6pm, film at 6:30pm James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall Gender and sexuality can be fluid, and today transgender issues are altering the nature of day-to-day interactions. Newscasting legend Katie Couric […]

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Dean Spade

Trans politics and Criminal Punishment Reform

Thursday October 26, 2017, 7pm In partnership with the Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies: Dean Spade, Associate Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law “Can we survive mainstreaming? Trans politics and Criminal Punishment Reform” Thursday October 26, 2017, 7pm W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts 922 Park Ave.

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Cary Costelle

The Fight for Intersex Human Rights in the 21st Century

3:00 PM, October 13, 2017 MCALC 1105 Cary Costello, Associate Professor of Sociology and Coordinator, LGBT Program, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee In partnership with the Department of Sociology. Admission is free and all are welcome!

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Ayanna Thompson

Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Ayanna Thompson

Wednesday February 1, 2017 Is Shakespeare Beyond Race? Ayanna Thompson, Professor of English, George Washington University Wednesday February 1, 4:00 PM Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue Admission is free and all are welcome!  

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Emma Smith

Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Emma Smith

Wednesday March 15, 2017 What’s it worth? Shakespeare’s Value Then and Now Emma Smith, Professor of Shakespeare Studies, Hertford College, Oxford University Wednesday March 15, 4:00 PM Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue Admission is free and all are welcome!  

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Joseph Valente

Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Joseph Valente

March 22, 2017 From Whiteboys to White Nationalism: A Joycean Prophecy of the Trump Phenomenon Joseph Valente, Distinguished Professor, English and Disability Studies, State University of New York at Buffalo Wednesday March 22, 4:00 PM Globe 1030J, 830 West Grace Street Admission is free and all are welcome!  

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Devoney Looser

Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Devoney Looser

Wednesday April 5, 2017 Jane Austen Then and Now: Reinventing a Literary Legend Devoney Looser, Professor of English, Arizona State University Wednesday April 5, 4:00 PM Globe 1030J, 830 West Grace Street Admission is free and all are welcome!  

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