Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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 to the public, this event will start promptly at 5:00 PM in the auditorium of the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia. Paid parking is available nearby at the Central Grounds Garage.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
The Nau Center will be co-sponsoring a symposium with the American Civil War Museum in Richmond on February 24, 2018. We will post more details when they become available.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
The Nau Center will host and sponsor 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 of the University of Virginia and around the city of Charlottesville. Admission is free and open to the public.
If you are an author with a book about the Civil War era that will be published in 2017, we encourage you to send your book for consideration to the Festival staff. You can do so here. The deadline for the 2018 Book Festival is October 1, 2017.
We will post more details about our panels when available. Thank you to everyone who came to our Center’s panels at this past year’s Festival.
Friday, March 30, 2018
Our 2017-2018 Nau Center Signature Conference, "Civil War Lives," will be held on Friday, March 30, 2018. We will post more details about speakers and the conference's schedule when they become available. The event will be held in the auditorium of UVA's Special Collections Library. The conference is free and open to the public. Paid parking is available nearby at the Central Grounds Parking Garage.