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Legacies of Slavery – Landscapes of Segregation

The University of Virginia and its President’s Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation (PCUAS) will host the USS conference from September 28-October 1st, 2022: Legacies of Slavery …

September 28 – October 1, 2022 | Charlottesville
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There All Along

Join Reclaiming the Monument, the American Civil War Museum, and the Valentine on Friday, April 22, 2022, 6:00-9:00pm as they uncover untold truths and hidden histories of espionage, perseverance, and courage inside the Executive …

April 22, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Richmond
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The Great Dismal Swamp: Past and Present

Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patti Miller on May 11 for a fascinating look at the Great Dismal Swamp: Past and Present, as we present a conversation with Marcus Nevius, author of City of …

May 11, 2022 | 12PM – 1PM
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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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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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Public Memory and Oral History

Join historian Annette Gordon-Reed (author of On Juneteenth and the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Hemingses of Monticello) as she leads a panel discussion about the importance of oral histories in understanding how individuals and …

August 13, 2021 | 12PM | Virtual
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B(l)ack on a Plantation

On Thursday, June 17, join the Menokin Foundation for “B(l)ack on a Plantation,” a Research & Relevance webinar focused on the Black person’s experience of plantation sites. Research & Relevance …

June 17, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Online
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Challenging Slavery in the Courtroom: A Question of Freedom

In partnership with the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book at Virginia Humanities presents William G. Thomas III as he shares his …

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May 3, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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