Past Events

event Alumni Faculty

Devoney Looser to Speak in HRC Spring 2017 Speaker Series

Devoney Looser, Professor of English at Arizona State University, is a featured speaker in the Humanities Research Center’s Spring 2017 Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the Department of English. This series sponsors a set of speakers who will address questions related to some of the widely recognized names in the study of literature. Mr. Looser’s talk…

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event Arts MFA

Moveable Feast!

Monthly series of readings by VCU Department of English Graduate Students. Visual Arts Center of Richmond, 1812 West Main Street. Doors open at 6pm; readings begin at 6:30 pm.

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event MA MFA Visiting Writers

VCU Visiting Writers – Ru Freeman & LeAnne Howe

VCU Visiting Writers:  Ru Freeman (On Sal Mal Lane) & LeAnne Howe (Choctalking on Other Realities) ​Ru Freeman‘s creative and political writing has appeared internationally. She is the author of the novels A Disobedient Girl  and On Sal Mal Lane,  aNew York Times Editor’s Choice Book. Both novels have been translated into several languages including Italian, French, Hebrew, and Chinese. She is…

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event Faculty

HRC, Department of English Present Joseph Valente

The Humanities Research Center and Department of English are pleased to present Joseph Valente, Distinguished Professor of English and Disability Studies at SUNY/Buffalo, who will speak on “From Whiteboys to White Nationalism: A Joycean Prophecy of the Trump Phenomenon.” The event is free and open to the public.

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event Faculty Forum

English Faculty Forum | Postdoctoral Fellow Jason D. Price

The VCU Department of English will host a lecture by Postdoctoral Fellow Jason D. Price  as a part on its “English Faculty Forum” lecture series. The lecture will take place Wednesday, March 1 at 12:00pm in Hibbs 308. Topic: “Politics Beyond Rights and Representation: Animal Affect and Indigenous Desire in South African Literature.” All English…

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