News

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... [...]

Friday, May 29, 2020

Nau Center Director Caroline E. Janney has won the $1,000 George and Ann Richards Prize for the best article published in The Journal of the Civil War Era in 2019. The article, “Free to Go Where We Liked: The Army of... [...]

Friday, April 10, 2020

The Nau Center is pleased to announce the following UVA students have been selected to participate in our 2020 Summer Public History Internships. The students will be able to work on their internships remotely if the current health crisis... [...]

Monday, April 6, 2020

We are happy to announce that historian Joseph P. Reidy has won the 2020 John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History for his book Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of... [...]

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Nau Center extends its congratulations to Elizabeth R. Varon, Langbourne M. Williams Professor of History at the University of Virginia and member of the Center's Executive Council, for winning the 2020 Lincoln Prize bestowed annually by... [...]

Monday, January 27, 2020

We are grateful to our more than one hundred guests who came to hear historian A. Wilson Greene deliver the annual Crozer Lecture, “‘A Perfect Hell of Blood’: The Battle of the Crater.” For those who were not able to attend, the Small Special... [...]

Monday, January 13, 2020

Assistant Editor at the George Washington Papers and recent UVA PhD graduate Jeffrey Zvengrowski has just published his first book now available this month, Jefferson Davis, Napoleonic France, and the Nature of Confederate Ideology, 1815-1870... [...]

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Recent UVA PhD Graduate Adrian Brettle's frist book, Colossal Ambitions: Confederate Planning for a Post–Civil War World (UVA Press, 2020), will be published in July. Brettle currently serves as Lecturer and Associate Director of the... [...]

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Nau Center is pleased to announce the recipients of its short-term research fellowships for 2020. Our award winners will conduct their research at UVA’s Albert and Shirley Small Special... [...]