Dr. Deborah Tannen, a bestselling author and Georgetown University professor, will deliver the 2021 Turner Lecture in the Humanities at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Memorial Ballroom at Hall Campus Center.
John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities
Poet and actor David Mills will read from his latest work, “Boneyarn,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in Hall Campus Center’s Memorial Ballroom. Admission is free and the public is invited, but face coverings are required.
At 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Dr. Holly Anthony Pinheiro, an assistant professor of history at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, will speak about the experiences of Black families living in the North during the American Civil War.
Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie, professor of history and foodways at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, will present the next John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.
“Why did the American Civil War happen?” is the subject of the first John M. Turner Lecture in the Humanities of the 2020-21 academic year at the University of Lynchburg.
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.
Dr. Richard Steigmann-Gall, associate professor of history at Kent State University, will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, in the University of Lynchburg’s Hall Campus Center ballroom. The lecture, “Star Spangled Fascism: Antisemitism and Political Extremism, Past and Present,” is free and open to the public.
In an upcoming lecture at University of Lynchburg, a Harvard professor well known for his expertise on race and criminal justice will speak about the historical context of America’s high prison population. Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad will present “Why History Matters in the Age of Mass Incarceration” on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. […]
In honor of Black History Month, “New Perspectives on African-American Life in Antebellum Central Virginia” will be presented in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall on Thursday, February 24th at 7 p.m.