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.
Adjunct Instructor of History 434.544-8852 *protected email* Carnegie 404 Education PhD, Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2009 MA, Historical Archaeology, University of Massachusetts Boston, 2002 BS, History (major) and Anthropology (minor), Magna cum Laude with Departmental Honors, Truman State University, 2000 Teaching Experience 2016-2018: Visiting Lecturer, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia, […]
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.
Assistant Professor of History 434.544.8852 *protected email* Carnegie 406 Experience 2018-present, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia 2011-2018, Adjunct faculty, University of Lynchburg 2010-2011, Adjunct faculty, Randolph Macon College 2006 Summer Program, Instructor, University of Virginia 2001-2006, Teaching Assistant, University of Virginia 2002, Collections Organizer, Cabell Family papers, University of Virginia Special Collections Library 1998-2000, Collections […]
Director of LC/Historic Sandusky Partnership Adjunct Professor of History 434.544.7904 *protected email* Carnegie 331 Experience 2002 – Present, Executive Director, Historic Sandusky Foundation, Lynchburg, Va. 2000-2002, Director of Education, National Civil War Naval Museum, Columbus, Ga. 1997-2000, Site Manager, Old Fort Jackson, Savannah, Ga. Education MA in History – University of Lynchburg, 2014 BA in History […]