Howard University history professor Ana Lucia Araujo has been selected to present at this year’s Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture.
Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture
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.
Dr. Marcia Chatelain, associate professor of history and African-American studies at Georgetown University, will present the Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 6. The lecture, “Better Living Through the Humanities: Teaching, Research, and Social Change,” will be held in Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center.
After creating a renowned exhibition about William Shakespeare and Jane Austen, Dr. Kristina Straub will come to University of Lynchburg to speak about how much fun she had. Dr. Straub will present “Curating Will & Jane, or, Humanities Scholarship Can be Fun” in the Hopwood Hall Auditorium on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. […]
Dr. Edward L. Ayers, president of the University of Richmond and co-host of radio’s BackStory, will speak on “The Shape of the Civil War” for the Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture in the Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center,at 7:30 p.m.
Pop Art and Crib Notes at the Dawn of the Renaissance: A Painting for the People in Fifteenth-Century Florence is the topic of the Ida Wise East Memorial Lecture in the Humanities go be given by Dr.
“Edward Young and Samuel Richardson’s Correspondence” is the subject of a talk at 7:30 p.m. April 5 in Sydnor Performance Hall, Schewel Hall by Dr. James E. May, associate professor of English, Penn State University.