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HBCU Fellowship Info Session #1

This free online information session for anyone considering applying for our new HBCU Fellowship was held Monday December 20, 2021. This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated …

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HBCU Fellowship Info Session #2

Join us for a free online information session for anyone considering applying for our new HBCU Fellowship. This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated with Virginia’s Historically …

January 4, 2022 | 3PM – 4PM | Zoom
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Exodus: Coastal Virginia

The In[HEIR]itance Project is a national arts organization that helps unconnected neighbors navigate challenging civic conversations through collaborative theatre projects. Using the unique history of Coastal Virginia and the inherited …

December 7–9, 2021 | Virginia Beach & Norfolk
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Special Meeting on Cultural Justice in Virginia

Virginia legislators and state government and cultural agency leaders held a Special Meeting on Cultural Justice in Virginia on Monday, December 6, 2021, from 6:00-8:00pm ET. Officials heard from descendants of …

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“Whatever is un-Virginian is Wrong!”: Richmond Confederate Artists and the Origins of the Lost Cause

Despite the Union Army’s victory over the South, allegiance and loyalty to the Confederate “Lost Cause” lived on for decades.This lasting mythology of the Confederacy challenges the old adage that, …

December 7, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Online
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Beyond “Mary Bowser”: Researching & Writing a Biography of Black Activism in 19th-Century Virginia

How do historians discover and interpret the experiences of 19th-century African American women and men when most of the documents preserved in the Library of Virginia and other archives reflect …

December 1, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Richmond, Virginia
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Beneath the Surface: Visual Conversations about Race in Hampton Roads

This month, Eastern Virginia Medical School’s department of Art Therapy and Counseling will host an art-based workshop addressing the history of race and racial disparity in Hampton Roads. This daylong …

November 13, 2021 | 1PM – 6PM | Suffolk
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Beneath the Surface: Visual Conversations about Race in Hampton Roads

This month, Eastern Virginia Medical School’s department of Art Therapy and Counseling will host an art-based workshop addressing the history of race and racial disparity in Hampton Roads. This daylong …

November 21, 2021 | 10AM – 3PM | Virginia Beach
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A New Virginia HBCU Humanities Fellowship Opportunity

This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated with Virginia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in service of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) heritage, stories, and communities. The fellowships are made possible by a major grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation built on their long record of support for HBCUs.

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There All Along

In recent years, there has been a greater effort to expand the way we commemorate and teach the Civil War by including the perspective of African Americans. But is there …

November 4, 2021 | 6:30PM – 8PM | Richmond
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Stamped from the Beginning

This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …

November 3–18, 2021 | Virginia Beach, VA
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