Perspectives on the Reformation Speakers Series

Perspectives on the Reformation Speakers Series

October 26, 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.

REVOLUTION: RUSSIA 1917, ONE HUNDRED YEARS ON

REVOLUTION: RUSSIA 1917, ONE HUNDRED YEARS ON

November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017 at 4:45 PM
Academic Learning Commons, Room 1104
1000 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220

Professor Judy Twigg, VCU Department of Political Science and Professor George Munro, VCU Department of History

will host a panel discussion and offer their perspectives on the legacy of the "Great October Socialist Revolution."

Did it help reshape the world in any positive ways?

Did it help move humankind toward a better, more just, more equitable future?

Welcome our new History advisor, Jared Johnson

Welcome our new History advisor, Jared Johnson

October 17, 2017

Please welcome our new History 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 2-4:30 PM.

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

VCU History Department newsletter

VCU History Department newsletter

May 9, 2017

We are pleased to post the first issue of the VCU History Department's newsletter. Please click the link below to view the newsletter.

History News Spring 2017