This semester, many freshmen are taking their first-year seminar DELL courses. Some courses deal with hate speech and symbols, others go over what’s Mexican about Mexican food, and some teach students about fly fishing.
A few weeks ago, Dr. Brian Crim, a history professor at the University of Lynchburg, got a call from the casting director at ATTN:, a Los Angeles-based media company. ATTN: had partnered with Amazon Prime on a short documentary to promote the series “Hunters,” which tells the fictional — albeit “ripped from the headlines” — story of Nazi hunters in the 1970s.
Soon, students and faculty and musicians from the surrounding community will dust off their cowboy boots, don their dusters, and gallop onstage for the University of Lynchburg’s annual “Night at the Movies” concert, “The Western Frontier: Cowboys on the Silver Screen.”
Dr. Brian Crim, a history professor at the University of Lynchburg, will talk about “Unrepentant Nazis” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 14. The lecture, “From ‘Unrepentant Nazis’ to ‘Our Germans: Project Paperclip and the National Security State’,” will be held in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. It is free and open to the public.
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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.