Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Erica Armstrong Dunbar

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Erica Dunbar

Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Declaring Freedom from a Founding Father: The Life of Ona Judge and Her Escape From the Washingtons Erica Armstrong Dunbar Professor of History Rutgers University Wednesday, September 5, 2018 6:00 p.m. Auditorium, VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, 601 West Broad Street In partnership with the VCU Institute for Contemporary Art Admission […]

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Bob Woodward

Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Bob Woodward

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Truth, Freedom of Expression, Democracy and the Age of the American Presidency A conversation with Bob Woodward, legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, author and associate editor of The Washington Post Tuesday, September 25, 2018 6:00 p.m. Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue In partnership with the Office of the President […]

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Clare Sears

Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Clare Sears

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law and Fascination in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco Clare Sears Associate Professor of Sociology San Francisco State University Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4:00 p.m. Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250) This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and Present” that […]

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Emily Skidmore

Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Emily Skidmore

Monday, October 29, 2018 True Sex: The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Emily Skidmore Associate Professor of History Texas Tech University Monday, October 29, 2018 4:00 p.m. Globe 1030J, 830 West Grace Street This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and Present” that began in […]

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Fariba Enteshari

Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Fariba Enteshari

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Rumi’s Poetry and His Vision of Love Among Faith Traditions Fariba Enteshari Founder and Executive Director of the Rumi Educational Center Wednesday, November 7, 2018 4:00 p.m. Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue In partnership with the program in Religious Studies and the Powell-Edwards Lecture Series in Religion and the […]

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Julio Capo Jr.

Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Julio Capó Jr.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Making Fairyland in Twentieth-Century Miami: Gender, Sexual and Racial Transgressions Julia Capó Jr. Associate Professor of History University of Massachusetts at Amherst Wednesday, November 14, 2018 4:00 p.m. VCU Globe 1030J, 830 West Grace Street This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and Present” that began in […]

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Aren Aizura

Fall 2018 Speaker Series: Aren Aizura

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Transgender Vlogs on Thailand: Transnational Imaginaries of Gender Reassignment Surgery Aren Aizura Assistant Professor of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies University of Minnesota Wednesday, November 28, 2018 4:00 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250) Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and […]

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Brooke Newman

Meet VCU’s Authors: Brooke Newman

Monday, September 17, 2018 A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race and Sex in Colonial Jamaica Brooke Newman Associate Professor of History and Associate Director of the Humanities Research Center Monday, September 17, 2018 4:00 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250) Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue Dr. Newman’s new book provides a major reassessment of the […]

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Incoronata Inserra

Meet VCU’s Authors: Incoronata Inserra

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Global Tarantella: Reinventing Southern Italian Folk Music and Dances Incoronata (Nadia) Inserra Assistant Professor Department of Focused Inquiry University College Tuesday, October 2, 2018 4:00 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250) Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue Examining tarantella’s changing image and role among Italians and Italian Americans, Dr. Inserra illuminates […]

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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 A Roundtable with preliminary comments by our three guests, followed by conversation with the audience, featuring: Susan Lederer Robert Turell Professor of Medical History and Bioethics, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health “Franken-Fears: The Ethical Legacy […]

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