Assistant Professor of History 434.544.8745 *protected email* Carnegie 222 Experience 2019-present: Assistant Professor of History, University of Lynchburg 2017-2019: Chair, Department of History and Social Sciences, LaGrange College 2012-2019: Co-director, First-Year Seminar Program, LaGrange College 2008-2019: Assistant/Associate Professor of History, LaGrange College 2007-2008: Visiting Assistant Professor, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 1999-2005: Instructor of History, Virginia […]
University of Lynchburg will host Dr. Laura M. Pauca to speak at this year’s John M. Turner Lecture on Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. The lecture, titled, “Sex, Science, and the State: Encouraging U.S. Women in STEM, 1940-1980,” will be held in Memorial Ballroom in Hall Campus Center. This event is free and open to the public.
Virginia Commonwealth University Professor Dr. Andrew Chesnut will speak at this year’s Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture at the University of Lynchburg. The lecture, “How did the Mexican Skeleton Saint, Santa Muerte, become the fastest growing new religious movement in the West?” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, in Memorial Ballroom at Hall Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
A recent book by Dr. Brian Crim, the John M. Turner Chair in the Humanities at Lynchburg College, has been cited in the April 30 issue of The New Yorker.
A group of students is working on an exhibit for The American Civil War Museum in Appomattox, Virginia. The exhibit, “Local Stories, National Struggle,” focuses on individual stories of people — black and white, male and female, soldier and civilian — who were in and around Appomattox on April 9, 1865, the day the Confederates surrendered and the nation officially reunited after the Civil War. It opens in April.
A C-SPAN crew visited the City of Lynchburg in January and spent several days filming sites and interviewing people about local historic and literary culture. While in town, C-SPAN also visited Lynchburg College classrooms, talked with history professor Dr. Brian Crim, and interviewed Greg Starbuck ’14 MA of Historic Sandusky.
Dr. Lindsay Michie recently gave a lecture at Virginia University of Lynchburg in which she tied the school’s history to a quest for independence in Africa. Her lecture, highlighted in The News & Advance, explained how an early VUL president fought to keep liberal arts in the school’s curriculum. At the same time, John Chilembwe was […]
Dr. Brian Crim, a Lynchburg College history professor, has been accepted into a competitive faculty seminar that will explore ways that teachers can incorporate “the extraordinary wealth of diaries, memoirs, and other textual and audiovisual sources that represent Jewish perspectives” into lessons about the Holocaust. The program will inform his teaching of a Holocaust history course at LC.
Professor of History 434.544.8458 *protected email* 505 Brevard #5 Experience Professor, University of Lynchburg Instructor, Carnegie-Mellon University Director, Carnegie-Mellon University Teaching Center’s Summer Program Involved in organization of local and campus chapters of Habitat for Humanity Mentoring programs for “At-Risk” children Founding Director of the LCSR program Founding Director of the Center for the History […]
Professor of History John Franklin East Professor of Humanities Director of Digital Humanities Initiative 434.544.8117 *protected email* 505 Brevard #1 Experience Fall 2016 – Present, Professor of History, University of Lynchburg Fall 2009 – Spring 2016, Associate Professor of History, University of Lynchburg Fall 2003 – 2009, Assistant Professor of History, University of Lynchburg Fall […]