Speaker Series

2019-20

Communists, Criminals and Caravans: The Social Construction of Central Americans

February 12, 2020

Leisy Abrego
Leisy Abrego, Ph.D.

The speaker for this event is Leisy Abrego, Ph.D., professor of chicana/o studies at UCLA. This event is presented as part of the Borders, Boundaries and Global Frontiers Speaker Series.


Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home

January 27, 2020

Richard Bell
Richard Bell, Ph.D.

The speaker for this event is Richard Bell, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Maryland.


Femme in Public

November 4, 2019

Alok Vaid-Menon
Alok Vaid-Menon

The speaker for this event is Alok Vaid-Menon, gender non-conforming performance artist, writer and educator. This event is part of the Virginia's Past, Present and Future Speaker Series.


Van Gogh’s Second Gift

October 16, 2019

Clifford Edwards
Clifford Edwards, Ph.D.

The speaker for this event is Clifford Edwards, Ph.D., professor in the School of World Studies at VCU. This event is presented as part of the annual Powell-Edwards Lecture Series for Religion and the Arts.


Wake. Seed. Soil.

September 24, 2019

Christina Sharpe
Christina Sharpe, Ph.D.

The speaker for this event is Christina Sharpe, Ph.D., professor of English at Tufts University. This event is part of the Virginia's Past, Present and Future Speaker Series.


The N-Word: History, Race and the College Classroom

September 11, 2019

Elizabeth Pryor
Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, Ph.D.

The speaker is Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Smith College. This event is part of the Virginia's Past, Present and Future Speaker Series.


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