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Friday, February 26, 2021

Second Year UVA student Gideon French has been awarded a $10,000 flash fund grant from the Jefferson Trust.

The grant will fund his digital project "Hands-On History: Digitizing, Transcribing, and Curating the Letters of a Civil war... [...]

Monday, February 8, 2021

The Nau Center is pleased to announce that the 2020 Magazine of Albemarle Charlottesville History has been published and features articles about our two digital projects, "UVA Unionists" by Brian Neumann and "Black Virginians in Blue" by... [...]

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

On January 28,  Albemarle County, the Nau Center for Civil War History, and the UVA's Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library staff held a virtual presentation on the recovery and preservation of materials found inside the 1909 time... [...]

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History have announced the finalists for the 2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize. Our special congratulations to Adrian Brettle (UVA PhD 2014), whose book Colossal Ambitions:... [...]

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

For her final project for Nau Center Director Caroline E. Janney's HIUS 4511 Civil War in Myth and Memory fall 2020 course, UVA student Kate Schneider created a website about the memory of the American Civil War at UVA. The site explores such... [...]

Monday, January 4, 2021

The Institute for Public History (IPH) at the University of Virginia has recently released its list of 2021 summer internships. The Nau Center is sponsoring a total of seven... [...]

Monday, December 14, 2020

The Nau Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its short-term research fellowships for 2021. Our award winners will conduct their research at UVA’s Albert and Shirley Small Special... [...]

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Nau Center Director Caroine E. Janney's latest book, Buying and Selling Civil War Memory in Gilded Age America, a volume of essays coedited with James Marten, is now available for preorder from the University of Georgia Press

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

On September 2, LSU Press released former Nau Center Director Gary W. Gallagher's latest book, The Enduring Civil War: Reflections on the Great American Crisis. From the publisher's page:

"In the seventy-three succinct essays... [...]

Friday, June 12, 2020

The Nau Center congratulates Annie Valentine, a 2019-2020 intern at the Center, for winning the Kate Cabell Claiborne Cox Scholarship from UVA's History Department. The scholarship is awarded every year "to an outstanding, rising fourth-year... [...]