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!
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!
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!
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!
Trials and Triumphs, 1974-76: The Struggle for Recognition of VCU’s first Gay Student Group
Tuesday October 4 at noon Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue Trials and Triumphs, 1974-76: The Struggle for Recognition of VCU’s first Gay Student Group Current VCU faculty and students who have been exploring this dramatic episode will tell the story of what prompted the lawsuit against VCU’s Board of Visitors, and the twists […]
Students, Sodomy, and the State: LGBT Campus Struggles in the 1970s
Thursday October 13 at 4pm Richmond Salons I & 2, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Avenue Dr. Marc Stein Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History, San Francisco State University
Celebrating Forty Years of LGBTQ Activism at VCU
Forty years ago VCU’s first LGBTQ student group, the Gay Alliance of Students, secured official recognition as a student organization following a two year legal struggle. This year we celebrate that victory, which coincided with the bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence, as an important milestone on the path toward inclusion and acceptance for LGBTQ […]
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 […]
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
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