Thursday, August 19, 2021

UVA Professor Stephen Cushman, a member of the Nau Center Executive Council, has just published a new book, "The Generals' Civil War: What Their Memoirs Can Teach Us Today" (UNC Press, 2021).

From the publisher's website:

"In... [...]

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Don't forget to pre-order your copy of Nau Center Director Caroline E. Janney's new book Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee's Army after Appomattox (UNC Press, 2021), to be released September 21, 2021!

From the book's... [...]

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The Nau Center is thrilled to welcome Brian C. Neumann (UVA PhD 2020) as our new Managing Director and Digital Historian! 

Neumann has worked at the Nau Center since early 2017, first as a graduate research assistant and then as an... [...]

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

On July 3, CSPAN re-broadcast the first day of our "Black Virginians in Blue" signature conference. Director Caroline Janney hosted the conference, and Elizabeth Varon eloquently examined the digital project's findings and significance. Will... [...]

Thursday, June 24, 2021

If you missed our presentation during the Virginia Festival of the Book, you are in luck! "Confederate Ambitions," hosted by Will Kurtz, our former Managing Director, with panelists Ann Tucker and Adrian Brettle, will replay tomorrow, June 26th,... [...]

Monday, May 10, 2021

We are delighted to announce that historian Thavolia Glymph has won the 2021 John Nau Prize for best book in the American Civil War Era for her book The Women's Fight: The Civil War Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation... [...]

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Thank you to everyone who attended the launch of our second digital project, UVA... [...]

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Nau Center is pleased to announced that Nau Center Director Caroline E. Janney's new book, Ends of War: The Unfinished Fight of Lee's Army after Appomattox (UNC Press, 2021), is now available for pre-order. From the book's... [...]

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

As the 2020 winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize for her book, Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War (Oxford University Press, 2019), the Nau Center's Dr. Elizabeth R. Varon gave an address at the 2021 Lincoln Book... [...]

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

On April 13, the Nau Center officially launched its Black Virginians in Blue digital project.This project is dedicated to telling the largly unknown stories of the 250 Black soldiers and 6 Black sailors from Albemarle County and Charlottesville,... [...]