2019 VA Festival of the Book

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 Charlottesville.

Our panel, "Civil War: Places, Politics, and Armies," will take place on Friday, March 22, at noon in the UVA Special Collections Library auditorium. Moderated by Corcoran Department of History Professor George H. Gilliam, it features the following three authors and their books:

Matthew Gallman, Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians (UNC Press)

Stephen Maizlish, A Strife of Tongues: The Compromise of 1850 and the Ideological Foundations of the American Civil War (UVA Press)

Elizabeth Varon, Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War (Oxford University Press)

Please see the Festival's website for additional details. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

This event is free and open to the public. Paid parking is available nearby at the Central Grounds Parking Garage located near the UVA bookstore.

Friday, March 22, 2019
Time and Location: 
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM, UVA Special Collections Library Auditorium