Past Events

Friday, February 15, 2019
4 PM, Caplin Pavilion, UVA Law School

On Friday, February 15, UVA Law School will host a panel discussion of Professor Cynthia Nicoletti’s book, Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis (Cambridge University Press, 2017).  The panel will take place in... [...]

Thursday, November 15, 2018
5:00 to 6:30 PM, Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

On Thursday, November 15 at 5PM, the Nau Center will host a discussion with historian Peter Carmichael about his... [...]

Friday, October 19, 2018
3:00 PM, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, Special Collections Library

On Friday, October 19, Editorial Director Mark Simpson-Vos of the University of North Carolina Press will host a workshop on academic publishing at 3:00 PM in the Byrd/Morris Seminar Room of UVA’s Small Special Collections Library.

This... [...]

Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00 AM, UVA Rotunda

John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History is proud to co-sponsor the Emancipation in History and Memory panel discussion on Sept. 29th. Rector of the Board of Visitors Frank M. “Rusty” Conner will provide remarks. Reflecting on these... [...]

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Harrison Institute & Small Special Collections Library Auditorium, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

On Thursday, September 20 at 5pm, the Nau Center will host John Marszalek at the Small Special... [...]

Friday, April 20, 2018
Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

The Nau Center will host a politics workshop for graduate students on April 20, 2018. The workshop will take place at Small Special Collections Library and feature several visiting scholars. Please contact... [...]

Friday, March 30, 2018
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Our 2017-2018 Nau Center Signature Conference, "Civil War Lives," will be held on Friday, March 30, 2018.  The event will be held in the auditorium of UVA's Special Collections Library. The conference is free and open to the... [...]

Friday, March 23, 2018
Special Collections Library Auditorium, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

The Nau Center will host and sponsor two Civil War book panels at the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book. The Festival will take place from March 21-25, 2018, at locations on the grounds... [...]

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
2:00 to 3:30 PM, City Council Chambers

The Nau Center will host and sponsor two Civil War book panels at the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book. The Festival will take place from March 21-25, 2018, at locations on the grounds... [...]

Saturday, March 3, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Charlottesville, VA

On Saturday, March 3, the University of Virginia and the City of Charlottesville will commemorate the end of slavery in Albemarle County during its second annual celebration of “Liberation and Freedom Day.”

The event will begin at UVA’s... [...]

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA

The Nau Center will be co-sponsoring a symposium with the American Civil War Museum in Richmond on February 24, 2018. The event will take place at the Library of Virginia from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
5:00 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

On Wednesday, November 15, the Nau Center will host a book launch event for Edward Ayers’s newest book, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W. W. Norton & Company, 2017). Open and free... [...]

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
University of Virginia

As part of the University's bicentennial celebration, the President's Commission on Slavery and the University, the Nau Center, and other partners will host a four-day symposium examining slavery's... [...]

Friday, September 22, 2017
3:00 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Please join us on Friday, September 22, at 3:00 PM for "Reflections on Civil War History in 2017: A Conversation with Allen Guelzo and Gary Gallagher." Free and open to the public, this event will be held in the auditorium of the Harrison... [...]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
5:00-6:15 PM Nau Hall Room 101, South Lawn

Please join us for the second meeting in the History Department’s ongoing Public Conversation Series: “Civil War Memory:  Charlottesville and Beyond”: A Conversation with Gary Gallagher, John Mason and Elizabeth Varon.... [...]

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