Past Events

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Noon, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, UVA Special Collections

Brian Neumann and Ciaran Dean-Jones will be presenting their master's theses back to back on Thursday, April 21 from noon to 1:30 in the Byrd/Morris Room. Brian's talk is "The State of Greenville: The Struggle for Union in Upcountry South... [...]

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Noon, Nau Hall 441

Adam I.P. Smith – Senior lecturer in American History at University College London and author of No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North – will be visiting UVA in April.

The Civil War Studies Seminar holds lunch-time... [...]

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
3:30 PM, Harrison Institute Small Special Collections Library Auditorium
Please join the Corcoran Department of History at the 2016 Cross Lecture:
 
Gary W. Gallagher, John L. Nau III Professor of History
"All About Us: Projection, Wishful Thinking, and Anachronism in Recent... [...]
Friday, April 8, 2016
10:00 AM, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, Small Special Collections Library

The Nau Center, together with Dr. Kathleen Flake, chair of Mormon Studies at UVA, will be hosting a visit from the editors of the Papers of Joseph Smith documentary editing project. This project is not... [...]

Friday, April 1, 2016
8:00AM-5:00PM, Special Collections Auditorium

Every year the Nau Center will host a major conference on a selected theme, open to the UVA community and the general public.  This year’s conference, “War as Muse: Revisiting Iconic Texts of the Civil War,” takes place on Friday April 1, 2016. ... [...]

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Noon, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, UVA Special Collections

We will be meeting this Thursday, March 24 at noon in the Byrd/Morris seminar room in the special collections library to discuss a paper by Dr. Mike Caires, entitled, "The Problem of the Gold." Please RSVP to Frank Cirillo if you will be able to... [...]

Thursday, March 17, 2016
2:00 PM, Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library

The Nau Center is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring a panel titled "The Civil War, Experienced" at the 2016 Virginia Festival of the Book on March 17, 2016. The panel discussion will take place in the... [...]

Thursday, March 17, 2016
Noon, Byrd/Morris Seminar Room, UVA Special Collections
We will be meeting next Thursday, March 17 at noon in the Byrd/Morris Seminar Room at UVA Special Collections for a presentation by Jack Furniss. Jack will be presenting a conference paper, so in order to elicit the same kinds of audience... [...]
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... [...]

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