Past Events

Thursday, May 30, 2019
6:00 PM, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

As part of this summer's citywide Charlottesvillle celebration of "Unity Days," UVA historian Elizabeth Varon will discuss the role of local African American soliders from Albemarle in the Union military during the Civil War. Based on several... [...]

Thursday, April 18, 2019
5:00 to 6:30 PM, Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Join us on Thursday, April 18, 2019, for a book talk delivered by David Silkenat, professor of history at the University of Edinburgh. He will be talking about his newest book, Raising the White Flag: How Surrender... [...]

Friday, March 29, 2019
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library
Friday, March 22, 2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM, UVA Special Collections Library Auditorium

The Nau Center is pleased to once again partner with the Virginia Festival of the Book by sponsoring a Civil War-era book panel at this year’s festival. The 25th annual Virginia Festival of the Book will take place March 20-24, 2019 in... [...]

Sunday, March 3, 2019
3:00 PM, The Rotunda, UVA

Liberation and Freedom Day, which commemorates the ending of slavery in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia, will be celebrated in Charlottesville on Sunday, March 3, 2019.

Sunday’s events will begin at 3 p.m. at the... [...]