Events

Upcoming Events

All events at the HRC are free and open to all.

The Indian Citizenship Act at 100: Indigenous Rights, Indigenous Futures

June 19, 2024

The Indian Citizenship Act at 100: Indigenous Rights, Indigenous Futures

The Humanities Research Center will co-host the international symposium "The Indian Citizenship Act at 100: Indigenous Rights, Indigenous Futures" at the University of Bordeaux Montaigne in Bordeaux, France from June 19-22, 2024.


Race in the Multiethnic Literature Classroom

August 26, 2024

Race in the Multiethic Literature Classroom book cover

The speakers for this event are Luis A. Cortes, Jennifer Ho, Shermaine M. Jones and Kevin Pyon, moderatored by Cristina Stanciu and Gary Totten.


Isolation and Engagement: Presidential Decision Making on Foreign Policy from Kennedy to Nixon

September 9, 2024

Bill Newmann
William Newmann

The speaker for this event is William Newmann, Associate Professor of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University and author of Isolation and Engagement: Presidential Decision Making on China from Kennedy, to Nixon.


UFO Studies in Realms of the Indigenous and the Aesthetic

September 10, 2024

J Molina-Garcia
J Molina-Garcia

The speaker for this event is J. Molina-Garcia, Salvadoran-American media artist, writer, and educator, and Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Futures at VCU.


How the Humanities and STEM Can Find Common Ground in the History of Technology

September 19, 2024

Mar Hicks
Mar Hicks

The speaker for this event is Mar Hicks, PhD, Associate Professor of Data Science at the University of Virginia.


Entitled Opinions: Doxa After Digitality

September 23, 2024

Caddie Alford next to her book
Caddie Alford

The speaker for this event is Caddie Alford, PhD, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Writing in the Department of English at VCU, and author of Entitled Opinions: Doxa After Digitality.


Working with University Press Publishers

October 4, 2024

Matt Bokovoy
Matt Bokovoy

The speaker for this event is Matthew F. Bokovoy, senior acquisitions editor for Native American and Indigenous Studies, Cultural Anthropology, History of Anthropology, Ethnography, Global Borderlands History, Memoir, and General Nonfiction of the American West at University of Nebraska Press


Natural Language Processing (NLP) Meets Critical Theory: On the Weird Intersections between Large Language Models and Humanities-Based Theory

September 19, 2024

Wendy Chun
Wendy Chun

The speaker for this event is Wendy Chun, PhD, Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media, Professor in the School of Communication and Director of the Digital Democracies Institute at Simon Fraser University.


Denying Blackness: The Enduring Legacy of the "Science" of Racial Purity in the Federal Recognition Process

November 14, 2024

Arica L. Coleman
Arica L. Coleman

The speaker for this event is Arica L. Coleman, author, historian and independent scholar.


Interested in our offerings from prior years?

Each of the following pages offers a section at the bottom that lists topics and speakers from the past: