News

Monday, January 13, 2020

Assistant Editor at the George Washington Papers and recent UVA PhD graduate Jeffrey Zvengrowski has just published his first book now available this month, Jefferson Davis, Napoleonic France, and the Nature of Confederate Ideology, 1815-1870... [...]

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Recent UVA PhD Graduate Adrian Brettle's frist book, Colossal Ambitions: Confederate Planning for a Post–Civil War World (UVA Press, 2020), will be published in July. Brettle currently serves as Lecturer and Associate Director of the... [...]

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Nau Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its short-term research fellowships for 2020. Our award winners will conduct their research at UVA’s Albert and Shirley Small Special... [...]

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Join Carrie Janney and Gary Gallagher for an in depth look at Gettysburg and explore critical aspects of the most pivotal era in United States history. On the 6,000-acre battlefield, we will explore a storied military landscape that features such... [...]

Friday, September 13, 2019

On September 3, the College Foundation and the University of Virginia Library hosted an event in honor of John L. Nau III (College 1968... [...]

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The University of Virginia Colonnade Club's Historic & Intellectual Programming Committee hosted Nau Center Managing Director William Kurtz for the second lecture in their popular Civil War Series on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at Pavilion... [...]

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War (Harvard University Press, 2018) by Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean (UVA PhD 2003) was recently awarded two honors in addition... [...]

Monday, June 3, 2019

The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War by Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean (UVA PhD 2003), published by Harvard University Press, is the recipient of the 2018 Jefferson Davis Award for outstanding narrative works. Sheehan-... [...]

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The Nau Center for Civil War History’s 2019 Signature Conference, "Theaters of War," took place at UVA’s Small Special Collections Library on Friday, March 29, 2019. Our conference... [...]

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Rachel Shelden, a 2011 graduate of UVA's doctoral degree in History and current associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Oklahoma, has been named director of the George and... [...]