Past Events

Friday, March 30, 2018
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Our 2017-2018 Nau Center Signature Conference, "Civil War Lives," will be held on Friday, March 30, 2018.  The event will be held in the auditorium of UVA's Special Collections Library. The conference is free and open to the... [...]

Friday, March 23, 2018
Special Collections Library Auditorium, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

The Nau Center will host and sponsor two Civil War book panels at the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book. The Festival will take place from March 21-25, 2018, at locations on the grounds... [...]

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
2:00 to 3:30 PM, City Council Chambers

The Nau Center will host and sponsor two Civil War book panels at the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book. The Festival will take place from March 21-25, 2018, at locations on the grounds... [...]

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... [...]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
5:00-6:15 PM Nau Hall Room 101, South Lawn

Please join us for the second meeting in the History Department’s ongoing Public Conversation Series: “Civil War Memory:  Charlottesville and Beyond”: A Conversation with Gary Gallagher, John Mason and Elizabeth Varon.... [...]

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Noon, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room in the Special Collections Library

On Tuesday, April 25, Josh Morrison will present his master's essay. The seminar will take place at noon in the Byrd/Morris Seminar Room at the UVA Special Collections Library. Please RSVP to Clayton Butler at ... [...]

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Noon, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room in the Special Collections Library

On Tuesday, April 18, Daniel Sunshine will present his master's essay. The seminar will take place at noon in the Byrd/Morris Seminar Room at the UVA Special Collections Library. Please RSVP to Clayton Butler at ... [...]

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Noon, Nau Hall Room 342

On Tuesday, April 11, graduate student Melissa Gismondi will present the introduction and epilogue of her dissertation. The seminar will take place at noon in Nau Hall Room 342. Please RSVP to Clayton Butler at ... [...]

Friday, March 31, 2017
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

The Center’s signature conference for 2016-2017, “The Shenandoah at War: Soldiers and Civilians in Virginia’s Great Valley,” will be held on March 31, 2017.  Speakers will include Joseph T. Glatthaar of the University of North... [...]

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
12 pm, Byrd Morris Room, Special Collections

UVA Law School professor Cynthia Nicoletti will be presenting her latest work as part of our Civil War Studies Seminar. This event is open to UVA faculty and students only. Please RSVP to Stephanie Lawton (... [...]

Friday, March 24, 2017
10:00-11:30 AM, Harrison Small Special Collections Library, Auditorium, University of Virginia

Our third Virginia Festival of the Book panel will take place on Friday, March 24. Please see below for more details. This event is free and open to the public.

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