April 28, 2017
DOORS OPEN AT 6PM; READINGS BEGIN AT 6:30 PM.
VISUAL ARTS CENTER OF RICHMOND
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.
Coogan to Speak on Memoirs of Mass Incarceration
April 27, 2017
JAMES BRANCH CABELL LIBRARY MULTIPURPOSE ROOM (250)
Associate Professor David Coogan, author of Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail and founder and co-director of Open Minds, a program that enables college students to take courses in the arts and humanities with men and women incarcerated at the Richmond City Justice Center, will speak on his upcoming book, Memoirs of Mass Incarceration:…
Dr. Scott Stevens: “Memory and Memorials in Indian Country: or How Living Memory Creates the Past”
April 11, 2017
VCU COMMONS FORUM ROOM
This lecture, sponsored by the VCU Department of English in conjunction with The Humanities Research Center and The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, considers the notion of “Indian Country” in relationship to its shifting borders throughout the span of US history. How do Natives and settlers create memorials to both presence and absence on the…