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Interview with Alum Patty Smith in VCU News

English alum Patty Smith (MFA/Fiction ’01), author of The Year of Needy Girls, is interviewed in the March 30th edition of VCU News.  Patty’s debut novel examines homophobia, false accusations and community unrest. Patty explains, “I was teaching in Cambridge, Massachusetts, years ago, in a fifth/sixth-grade classroom, when a young boy in Cambridge was abducted,…

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Golumbia Speaks at boundary 2 Symposium

Associate Professor David Golumbia presented “Mirowski as Critic of the Digital” at the boundary 2 symposium titled “Neoliberalism, Its Ontology and Genealogy: The Work and context of Philip Mirowski.” The symposium took place at the University of Pittsburgh on March 18. Well done, David!

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Dave Coogan Featured in DCE’s 10th Anniversary, H&S News

The Division of Community Engagement celebrates its 10th anniversary by highlighting VCU faculty who advance community-engaged teaching and scholarship. English Associate Professor David Coogan is featured on the DCE’s website for his work with Open Minds, a program that pairs VCU students with Richmond City Justice Center jail residents to share their stories in writing workshops. Of…

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Cokal Named One of Style Weekly’s 2017 “Women in the Arts”

Associate Professor Susann Cokal has been named one of Style Weekly’s 2017 Women in the Arts for her “dynamic and forward-thinking” commitment to the arts in the community. She will be honored at a Cocktail Reception and Awards Ceremony on March 15, at 5:30 p.m. at Dogtown Dance Theatre, 105 West 15th Street, Richmond. Congratulations, Susann!

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Two British Virginia Editions Published

Associate Professor Joshua Eckhardt announces that British Virginia has published two matching editions: type and photo facsimiles of the official Virginia Company response to the 1622 assault on the James: Edward Waterhouse’s Declaration of the State of the Colony and Affaires in Virginia. Colonial historians have long assigned modern editions of part of Waterhouse’s narrative….

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