Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia Lecture

This annual lecture focuses on the political, economic and military history of the American Revolution. Thanks to the generosity of the Society, this lecture permits VCU to feature some of the most cutting-edge research on the Revolutionary era for audiences of students, faculty and members of the community.

Recent Lecture

On October 17, 2023 we heard from Matthew Rainbow Hale, Ph.D. Hale, associate professor of history at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. He presented "The Revoluntionary Invention of the American 'Democrat.'"

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