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January 29, 2018

Featured in this issue is the Southern Film Festival, an annual festival founded in 2010 to explore how the distinctiveness of the South has been portrayed on screen, the American Studies Program, our new faculty, and student features.

History Newsletter Winter 2018

Spring - time to meet with your advisor, Jared Johnson

Spring - time to meet with your advisor, Jared Johnson

October 17, 2017

Undergraduate History majors, 

Spring is a good time to meet with your advisor, Jared Johnson. Undergraduate students can schedule an appointment through the Student Success Collaboration tab on their MyVCU page.

Advising hours are Monday through Friday, 9-11:30 AM and 2-4 PM.

If you have questions, you can reach Mr. Johnson at jajohnson4@vcu.edu or 804 828-0070

Scholarship deadline is approaching on March 2, 2018

Scholarship deadline is approaching on March 2, 2018

January 29, 2018

The College of Humanities and Sciences and the History Department offers numerous scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students. See them all and apply at vcu.academicworks.com. Descriptions of the History Scholarships are also posted on this website.

New this year, the Baldacci Experiential Learning Fund is offering scholarships to academically-promising students of diverse areas of study and backgrounds to pursue internships, conferences, research, domestic or international study abroad trips, and/or social entrepreneurship opportunities. Applications will be accepted until March 2, 2018.

 

Perspectives on the Reformation Speakers Series

Perspectives on the Reformation Speakers Series

November 2, 2017

The Speaker Series is presented by the VCU Department of History and the Blake Chair of Christianity. Questions about the lectures can be directed to Dr. Andrew Crislip at acrislip@vcu.edu.

All the lectures will be held between 5:30-6:45 PM at the Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Avenue, Room 1100, Monroe Park Campus

September 21, 2017, Dr. William Blake, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Rebaptizers, Left-wingers, Stepchildren, and/or Radicals: Who are these people?

September 26, Rev. Nicolas Mumejian, Managing Editor, The Muslim World, and PhD candidate, University of Exeter and Hartford Seminary, "The Protestant Reformation and Islam: Sixteenth-Century Convergences and Contemporary Protestant-Muslim Relations."

October 26, Dr. William Blake, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University, "The Thunderin' Scot and Reformation Clouds over Scotland."

November 2, Dr. Peter Kaufman, Professor and Charles Mathews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, "England Swings: Religious Authority, Religious Personality, and Religious Community in Elizabethan England."

April 4, 2018, The 2018 Blake Lecture in the History of Christianity, Dr. Susan Karant-Nunn, Professor Emerita, University of Arizona, "The Reformation and the Individual."

 

The lectures are free and open to the public.