Past Events

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
3:30PM - 5:00PM, Auditorium of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections

In conjunction with the Miller Center, the Nau Center will be hosting a discussion with Dr. Gary W. Gallagher entitled, "Abraham Lincoln’s Troubled First Year: Juggling War and Politics, March 1861-March 1862." This event will take place in... [...]

Friday, March 4, 2016
Noon, Byrd/Morris room in Special Collections

William Blair of Penn State--Walter L. and Helen P. Ferree Professor of Middle American History, Director of the Richards Civil War Era Center, and founding editor of The Journal... [...]

Thursday, March 3, 2016
4:00 PM, Byrd/Morris room in Special Collections

William Blair of Penn State--Walter L. and Helen P. Ferree Professor of Middle American History, Director of the Richards Civil War Era Center, and founding editor of The Journal... [...]

Saturday, February 20, 2016
9:30 AM; The Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. 23219

2016 Symposium- The Road from Appomattox: Political Violence, Military Conflict, and National Reunion

Co-sponsors and Partners: John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia... [...]

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Noon, Nau Hall Room 396

Jeff Zvengrowski will be giving a presentation to the Civil War seminar entitled "Pro-Davis Administration Confederates, Napoleon III's France, and the American Civil War" on February 11 at noon in Nau 396.

Friday, January 29, 2016
4:00-5:30 PM, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia

The Nau Center's digital historian, William B. Kurtz, has just published his first book, Excommunicated from the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America (Fordham University Press: Dec. 1, 2015). You can read more... [...]

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
3:30 P.M. in Nau Hall 342
Professor Brenda E. Stevenson of UCLA will speak at 3:30 P.M. on Wednesday, December 2, in Nau Hall 342. The title of her lecture is “’Us never had no big funerals or weddin’s on de place’: Ritualizing Black Marriage in the Wake of Freedom.” A... [...]
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Nau 441, Noon-1:00 PM

The Civil War Studies Seminar holds lunch-time sessions regularly throughout the academic year, as a forum for presenting works-in-progress by graduate students and faculty.

The next CW seminar meeting is:  David... [...]

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
4:00 PM, Nau Hall 441
We will be hosting a joint meeting with the Early America Seminar next Tuesday, November 10 at 4 PM in Nau 441 to discuss Asaf Almog's master's thesis. His paper is titled "'Guilty of a Skin not Coloured like Our Own': Timothy Pickering on... [...]
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Nau Hall 441, Noon-1:00 PM

The next CW seminar meeting is: Jack Furniss, "'To save the Union 'in behalf of conservative men': Horatio Seymour and the Democratic Vision for War." The meeting will start at noon in Nau Hall 441.

Friday, October 16, 2015
3:30-5:00pm Nau Hall 101

The Nau Center will hold an inaugural event on October 16, 2015, in honor of John L. Nau III’s gift to support the study of mid-19th-century U.S. history at the University of Virginia. The program will consist of a conversation featuring the... [...]

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
12:00pm, Nau 441 Adrian Brettle

The Civil War Studies Seminar holds lunch-time sessions regularly throughout the academic year, as a forum for presenting works-in-progress by graduate students and faculty.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

In April of 2015, UVA hosted the closing conference of the Virginia 150th sesquicentennial series.  The conference was live-streamed on C-Span, and the proceedings will be published in book form. 

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