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Catherine Ingrassia
Catherine Ingrassia, Ph.D.

April 11, 2022

Domestic Captivity and the British Subject, 1660-1750

4:00 p.m. (virtual event)

The speaker for this event is Catherine Ingrassia, Chair and Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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jennifer ho
Jennifer Ho, Ph.D.

April 21, 2022

Combating Racism through a Public Humanities Perspective

6:00 p.m. (virtual event)

The speaker for this virtual event is Jennifer Ho, Ph.D., Eaton Professor of Humanities and the Arts and professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado - Boulder. This event is part of the HRC Race, Ethnicity and Social Justice Speaker Series.

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David Weinfeld
David Weinfeld, Ph.D.

April 25, 2022

Meet VCU's Authors: David Weinfeld, Ph.D.

4:00 p.m. (virtual event)

David Weinfeld is a visiting assistant professor of Religious Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, where he also holds the Harry Lyons Chair in Judaic Studies. 

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Kathleen Graber
Professor of English
Virginia Commonwealth University

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Gay Inc.:
The Nonprofitization of Queer Politics

Myrl Beam, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
Virginia Commonwealth University

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David Wojahn

Faculty Spotlight: David Wojahn

Written by Dr. Kathleen Graber, Professor of English

David Wojahn is a distinguished poet, essayist, and Professor of English. He is currently the Director of VCU’s Creative Writing Program, which is unique in the College of Humanities and Sciences, as it awards this division’s only degree in fine arts, an MFA in Creative Writing. In recent years, it has also been home to three Guggenheim Fellows, including David Wojahn. When I was offered the opportunity to teach poetry here, one of the most compelling factors in my decision to do so was the prospect of being able to work with David, whose reputation as a poet’s poet and a highly effective and dedicated teacher has earned him many other national awards, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the William Carlos Williams Award, The Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize, the Poet’s Prize, and O.B. Hardison Award from the Folger Shakespeare Library... Read the full feature

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