A Conversation with Billie Jean King

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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 one woman can truly make a difference for thousands of others in change-making ways, then that singular individual would be Billie Jean King. Named one of the “100 Most Important Americans of the 20th Century” by Life and a 2009 recipient of the Presidential […]

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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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