Co-Sponsored Events

Structured Narrative in Journalism and Literature: India and America

September 13, 2023

Glasses and a coffee mug sitting on a newspaper spread
Photo: Ashni Ahlawat

The speaker for this event is Ratan Bhattacharje, Affiliate Faculty in English at VCU and former Chair, Post Graduate Dept of English, Dum Dum Motijheel College (West Bengal State University).

New Perspectives on Health Equity through the Humanities

September 27, 2023

History and Health Symposium 2023

"New Perspectives on Health Equity through the Humanities" is a one-day symposium that will explore the history of medicine and connections to current health inequities and disparities across a variety of health professions disciplines. The keynote lecture will be given by Jason Glenn, PhD, Associate Professor of History and Philosophy of Medicine, University of Kansas.

Stonebreakers: Film Screening and Discussion

September 28, 2023

Graffitied Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond surrounded by protesters
Stonebreakers (2023)

In a year of uprisings and political unrest, Stonebreakers (2023) documents the
fights around monuments in the United States and explores the shifting landscapes of the nation's historical memory.

Recovery in Practice

September 21, 2023

Free book exchange cart at the Recovery in Practice symposium

How do recovery journeys inspire creative processes, inform research, and build community? "Recovery in Practice" is a 3-day symposium at Columbia University which explores the topic of recovery as a praxis for art, research, and discovery.

Mini Memoir Writing Workshop with Sonja Livingston

November 2, 2023

Sonja Livingston
Sonja Livingston

The speaker for this event is Sonja Livingston, Associate Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University and author of four books, including Ghostbread, a memoir of childhood poverty which won an AWP Book Prize for Nonfiction and has been widely adopted for classroom use.

7th Annual Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival

November 17, 2023

Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival
Image from Gift of Fear (2023)

The 7th annual Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival will take place from November 17-19, 2023 at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. The festival highlights Native film, music and culture and is the only festival of its kind on the East Coast.

The Lives Between the Lines: Film Screening and Discussion

September 25, 2023

African American women viewing the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at UVA
The Lives Between the Lines (2022)

Join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary The Lives Between the Lines, which tells the story behind the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia.

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