Past Events

Thursday, March 23, 2017
City Council Chambers, Charlottesville, VA

Our second Virginia Festival of the Book panel will take place on Thursday, March 23. Please see below for more details. This event is free and open to the public.

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Friday, March 17, 2017
12 pm, Byrd Morris Room, Special Collections

Jennifer Murray, professor at UVA Wise, will talk about her career as part of our Civil War Studies Seminar. This event is open to UVA faculty and students only. Please RSVP to Stephanie Lawton (skl5az@... [...]

Friday, March 3, 2017
4-8 PM, UVA Chapel and Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

On Friday, March 3, the University of Virginia and the city of Charlottesville will celebrate the first annual commemoration of the city's occupation by Union forces on March 3, 1865 at the close of the American Civil War.... [...]

Saturday, February 25, 2017
9:30AM – 4:00PM, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.

The Nau Center will be co-sponsoring a symposium with the American Civil War Museum at the Library of Virginia on Saturday, February 25, from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Titled "... [...]

Friday, February 24, 2017
Noon, Miller Center

William C. Davis will be at the Nau Center on February 24, 2017. Prior to giving a lecture in the afternoon, he will meet with graduate students at the Miller Center at noon to discuss his career and publications.

Friday, February 24, 2017
3:30 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

William C. Davis will be at the Nau Center on February 24, 2017 to give a public lecture titled, “Looking for Loreta: A Confederate ‘Heroine’s’ Self-made Myth.” He will speak about his book titled Inventing Loreta Velasquez: Confederate... [...]

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
12 pm, Byrd Morris Room, Special Collections

Graduate student Brian Neumann will be presenting his latest work as part of our Civil War Studies Seminar. This event is open to UVA faculty and students only. Please RSVP to Stephanie Lawton (skl5az@virginia... [...]

Friday, November 11, 2016
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room

The Nau Center is pleased to host a gathering of some of the top Civil War scholars and institutes utilizing digital methods to study and promote awareness of the American Civil War.

Our guest speakers include:

Stephen Berry,... [...]

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Noon, Nau Hall Room 241

At noon on Wednesday November 2, graduate student Lauren Haumesser will be presenting her latest work to a joint meeting of the Early American Seminar and the Civil War Seminar groups. Note we will be meeting in Nau 241.

Friday, October 28, 2016
Noon, Nau Hall Room 441

J. Matthew Gallman, the inaugural winner of the Nau Center's book prize for 2016, will be on grounds to meet with graduate students over lunch in Nau Hall. Please RSVP if you will attend this event.

For more on the awarding of the 2016 Nau... [...]

Friday, October 21, 2016
Noon, Nau Hall Room 441

We will have a lunch meeting on Friday, October 21 at noon in Nau 441 to discuss Stephanie Lawton's dissertation prospectus. Please email Frank Cirillo to RSVP.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
3:30 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

George C. Rable will give a lecture at 3:30 PM on October 18, 2016, on the topic of wartime debates in the North regarding hatred and vengeance. The lecture, titled "How Much Should We Hate the Rebels?", will extend the analysis in his recent... [...]

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Noon, Nau Hall Room 441

On October 11 at noon, Will Kurtz will be presenting his latest work on Union General William S. Rosecrans in room 441 of Nau Hall. The paper will be about Rosecrans's faith and family from his antebellum army career through his death in... [...]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
1:00 PM, Nau Hall Room 441

Clayton Butler will be presenting his latest work on September 20th at 1 PM in Nau Hall, room 441. Please RSVP to Frank Cirillo at  fjc4ae@virginia.edu if you plan to attend.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Noon, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, UVA Special Collections

We will be meeting on Thursday, April 28, at noon in the Byrd/Morris Room to discuss Frank Cirillo's first dissertation chapter, “ ‘The Day of Sainthood Has Passed’: American Abolitionists and the Golden Moment of the Civil War, 1861-1865.”

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