Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Michael Guasco

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Michael Guasco

Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Michael Guasco

Thursday, January 31, 2019 “1619: Rethinking the History of Africans and Slavery in Early America” Michael Guasco Associate Professor of History, Davidson College, and author of Slaves and Englishmen: Human Bondage in the Early Modern Atlantic World (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014) Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:00 PM Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue […]

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Rebecca Goetz

Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Rebecca Goetz

Thursday, February 21, 2019 “Race and Christianity in Early Virginia” Rebecca Goetz Associate Professor of History, New York University, and author of The Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012) Thursday, February 21, 2019 4:00 PM Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue 2019 marks the four hundredth anniversary […]

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Philip Francis

Powell-Edwards Lecture in Religion and the Arts: Philip Francis

Thursday, March 14, 2019 “When Art Disrupts Religion” Philip Francis Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion, University of Maine at Farmington Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:00 PM Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Avenue This event is presented in partnership with the Powell-Edwards Lecture Series in Religion and the Arts, and the Program in Religious […]

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Alan Taylor

 Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Alan Taylor

Thursday, March 28, 2019 “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832” Alan Taylor Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Chair in the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, author of numerous books about the colonial period, the American Revolution, and the Early Republic, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 and 2014 Thursday, […]

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Leslie Harris

 Virginia’s Past, Present, and Future: Leslie Harris

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 “Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies” Leslie Harris Professor of History, Northwestern University, author of In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863 (University of Chicago Press, 2003), co-editor of several essay collections about the history of slavery in North America, and co-convener of the first […]

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Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

Coming Fall 2019: Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, Associate Professor of History, Smith College Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor specializes in 19th-century U.S. history and race. Her first book, Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War, is a social history of black activists who, long before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat […]

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Dr. Christine Cynn

Meet VCU’s Authors: Christine Cynn

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Prevention: Gender, Sexuality, HIV, and the Media in Côte d’Ivoire Christine Cynn Assistant Professor Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies College of Humanities and Sciences Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4pm Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250), Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue In 2016, approximately 70% of people living around the […]

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Myrl Beam

Meet VCU’s Authors: Myrl Beam

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Gay Inc.: The Nonprofitization of Queer Politics The Humanities Research Center and VCU Libraries proudly present: Myrl Beam Assistant Professor Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies College of Humanities and Sciences Wednesday February 6, 2019 4pm Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250), Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue In this bold […]

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Jennifer Rhee

Meet VCU’s Authors: Jennifer Rhee

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 The Robotic Imaginary: The Human and the Price of Dehumanized Labor Jennifer Rhee Associate Professor of English Tuesday, April 16, 2019 4:00 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250), Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue In this absorbing and insightful book, Jennifer Rhee traces the provocative and productive connections of contemporary robots […]

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VCU’s AuthorsTravel toLocal Libraries

Meet VCU’s Authors Series in Local Libraries

February 5 – May 14, 2019 VCU’s authors visit local libraries to speak on a variety of topics. The complete schedule is below. Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement Henrico County Tuckahoe Library – Tuesday, February 5, 7:00 PM Henrico County Libbie Mill Library – Monday, April 15, 7:00 PM Henrico […]

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