Past Events

Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Charlottesville, VA

On Saturday, March 3, the University of Virginia and the City of Charlottesville will commemorate the end of slavery in Albemarle County during its second annual celebration of “Liberation and Freedom Day.”

The event will begin at UVA’s... [...]

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA

The Nau Center will be co-sponsoring a symposium with the American Civil War Museum in Richmond on February 24, 2018. The event will take place at the Library of Virginia from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
5:00 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

On Wednesday, November 15, the Nau Center will host a book launch event for Edward Ayers’s newest book, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W. W. Norton & Company, 2017). Open and free... [...]

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
University of Virginia

As part of the University's bicentennial celebration, the President's Commission on Slavery and the University, the Nau Center, and other partners will host a four-day symposium examining slavery's... [...]

Friday, September 22, 2017
3:00 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Please join us on Friday, September 22, at 3:00 PM for "Reflections on Civil War History in 2017: A Conversation with Allen Guelzo and Gary Gallagher." Free and open to the public, this event will be held in the auditorium of the Harrison... [...]