Calendar of Events
Now showing events from February 23, 2017 to February 25, 2017
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- The Extractive Zone: Comparative Indigineities in the AmericasFeb235:00 PM - 6:30 PMIn this talk, Macarena Gómez-Barris thinks through frames from memory studies, decolonize theory, and Native Studies in the Américas to outline a theory of what she calls the extractive zone, or areas of high “biodiversity” that are majority Indigenous spaces and that are regularly extracted for their human, biomatter, and non-renewable resources to extend the reach of... Continue reading
- Art in a Time of Urgency: Paintings by Romare Bearden and Norman LewisFeb235:00 PM - 6:30 PMThe School of Arts and Sciences welcomes Dr. Robert G. O'Meally, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.... Continue reading
- International Spiders Working in the U.S.Feb236:00 PM - 7:30 PMA panel and networking reception for international students seeking jobs and internships in the U.S. Learn from and network with international student alumni and current international students who have successfully navigated the job search process on a student visa. Dress is casual. Light refreshments will be provided.
- Ryland Lecture: Rightward Bound: The Rise of Conservatism in Postwar AmericaFeb237:30 PM - 9:00 PMThe History Department welcomes Dr. Bruce J. Schulman, William E. Huntington Professor and Chair of the History Department at Boston University, who will give the Charles and Elizabeth Ryland Lecture.... Continue reading
- The Peace Project - Reflections on art, cinema and perceptionFeb242:00 PM - 3:00 PMMary Zournazi, Senior Lecturer of Sociology, University of New South Wales, will deliver the keynote lecture at the conference Change is Possible and Necessary: New Perspectives on Wim Wenders as Filmmaker and Visual Critic.... Continue reading
- Film Screening: "I Think You're Totally Wrong"Feb243:00 PM - 5:00 PMBest-selling author David Shields will present a screening of “I Think You’re Totally Wrong,” a comedic film adapted from his book of the same name starring James Franco, Caleb Powell and Shields himself. This event is free and open to the public.
- The Promise of American DemocracyFeb244:30 PM - 6:00 PMThe School of Arts and Sciences welcomes Dr. Robert G. O'Meally, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.... Continue reading
- Nexus University Dancers Annual Spring ConcertFeb247:30 PMJoin University Dancers in celebrating 32 years of engaging dance with our annual concert, Nexus, which brings the work of innovative and talented choreographers Alexandra Damiani and Norbert De La Cruz III to the University of Richmond. Ms. Damiani, former artistic director of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, returns to Richmond for her third creative residency. Her work, noted for its broken... Continue reading
- Wim Wenders in 3DFeb259:00 AM - 1:15 PMExperience the 3D visual artistry of one of the most important figures in world and independent cinema.... Continue reading
- A Conversation with Filmmaker Wim WendersFeb253:00 PM - 4:00 PMAs part of the conference "Change is Possible and Necessary: New Perspectives on Wim Wenders as Filmmaker and Visual Critic," we are excited to present a Skype conversation with acclaimed filmmaker Wim Wenders.... Continue reading