Past Events

Saturday, February 22, 2020
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM; Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA

The Nau Center will co-host this year's American Civil War Museum symposium. It will be held on February 22 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. The 2020 Symposium, “20/20 Hindsight – and Insight – on the American Civil... [...]

Thursday, January 23, 2020
5:00 to 6:30 PM, Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

The Center's annual 2019-2020 Crozer Lecture will take place on Thursday, January 23, at 5 PM in the Small Special Collections Library auditorium at UVA. Historian A. Wilson Greene will give a talk titled “‘A Perfect Hell of Blood’: The Battle of... [...]

Thursday, October 24, 2019
5:00 to 6:30 PM, Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Join us on Thursday, October 24 at 5 P.M. for a book talk delivered by Richard Blackett, professor of history at Vanderbilt University. He will be talking about his newest book, The Captive's Quest... [...]

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... [...]

Saturday, March 2, 2019
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219

The Nau Center is honored to once again co-host this year's American Civil War Museum symposium. The 2019 Symposium will share with attendees some of the ideas and insights that have informed the planning of the Museum’s new... [...]

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Court Square, 9:00 AM; Jefferson School, 10:30 AM

On Saturday, March 2, 9:00 AM, a “Monticello to Main Street” walking tour will begin at Court Square, and tell the story of local freedmen and their descendants who lived and worked downtown. At 10:30 AM, the tour will reach the Jefferson School... [...]

Monday, February 25, 2019
5:00 to 6:30 PM, Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Join us on Monday, February 25, 2019, for a lecture delivered by Nina Silber, professor of history at Boston University. Professor Silber will talk about her latest book, This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America (... [...]

Friday, February 15, 2019
4 PM, Caplin Pavilion, UVA Law School

On Friday, February 15, UVA Law School will host a panel discussion of Professor Cynthia Nicoletti’s book, Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis (Cambridge University Press, 2017).  The panel will take place in... [...]

Thursday, November 15, 2018
5:00 to 6:30 PM, Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

On Thursday, November 15 at 5PM, the Nau Center will host a discussion with historian Peter Carmichael about his... [...]

Friday, October 19, 2018
3:00 PM, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, Special Collections Library

On Friday, October 19, Editorial Director Mark Simpson-Vos of the University of North Carolina Press will host a workshop on academic publishing at 3:00 PM in the Byrd/Morris Seminar Room of UVA’s Small Special Collections Library.

This... [...]

Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00 AM, UVA Rotunda

John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History is proud to co-sponsor the Emancipation in History and Memory panel discussion on Sept. 29th. Rector of the Board of Visitors Frank M. “Rusty” Conner will provide remarks. Reflecting on these... [...]

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