Past Events

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 Faculty

Coogan to Speak on Memoirs of Mass Incarceration

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:…

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event Faculty Faculty Forum

English Faculty Forum | Professor of English and Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Katherine Clay Bassard

The VCU Department of English will host a lecture by Professor of English and Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Katherine Clay Bassard as a part of its English Faculty Forum lecture series. The lecture will take place Wednesday, April 19 (12:00 – 1 p.m.) in Hibbs 308. All English Faculty Forum events are free and…

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event Faculty MA Undergraduate

Dr. Scott Stevens: “Memory and Memorials in Indian Country: or How Living Memory Creates the Past”

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…

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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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