Thursday, October 27, 2022


The annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association, which takes place in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 10-13, features presentations from several UVA graduate students and alumni.

On November 11 at 9:30am, PhD candidate... [...]

Wednesday, October 26, 2022


On October 26, Professor Lorien Foote of Texas A&M University delivered 2022-23 Crozer Lecture, entitled "The Sternest Feature of War: The Ritual of Retaliation in the American Civil War." As Professor Foote explained, "commanders in... [...]

Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Nau Civil War Center held its first annual Summer Teacher Seminar this June. Twenty-four middle school and high school teachers from across the country travelled to UVA for the week-long seminar, which examined the course, consequences, and... [...]

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

The 2022 Society of Civil War Historians Conference, which meets in Philadelphia on June 2-4, features presentations from several UVA professors, graduate students, and alumni.

On June 3 at 8:30am, Aaron Sheehan-Dean (PhD... [...]

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Kate Masur, Professor of History at Northwestern University, has won the 2022 John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History for her new book, Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights... [...]

Monday, May 9, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Justene Hill Edwards, a member of our Advisory Board, for receiving a 2022 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship! This prestigious award will fund her book project, "The Freedman's Bank: The Challenges to Black Economic Equality... [...]

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Congratulations to Managing Director Brian C. Neumann and Postdoctoral Fellow Clayton J. Butler for publishing their first books with LSU Press this spring! 

Neumann's book,... [...]

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

The Nau Civil War Center is excited to welcome four new members to our Advisory Board: Andrew F. Lang, Beth Parnicza, Kevin M. Levin, and Justene Hill Edwards. 

  • Andrew F. Lang is an associate professor at Mississippi State... [...]

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Congratulations to our Director, Caroline E. Janney, for winning the prestigious 2022 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for her new book, Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee's... [...]

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Nau Civil War Center is pleased to announce that Managing Director Brian C. Neumann's new book, Bloody Flag of Anarchy: Unionism in South Carolina during the Nullification Crisis, and postdoctoral fellow Clayton J. Butler's new book... [...]