Southern Film Festival

Southern Film Festival

September 7, 2017

The 2017 Southern Film Festival will take place September 6-10, 2017.

Our theme this year is Screening Southern Justice. Details at

Perspectives on the Reformation Speakers Series

Perspectives on the Reformation Speakers Series

September 21, 2017

The Speaker Series is presented by the VCU Department of History and the Blake Chair of Christianity. Questions about the lectures can be directed to Dr. Andrew Crislip at

All the lectures will be held between 5:30-6:45 PM at the Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Avenue, Room 1100, Monroe Park Campus

September 21, 2017, Dr. William Blake, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University, "Rebaptizers, Left-wingers, Stepchildren, and/or Radicals: Who are these people?

September 26, Rev. Nichlas Mumejian, Managing Editor, The Muslim World, and PhD candidate, University of Exeter and Hartford Seminary, "The Protestant Reformation and Islam: Sixteenth-Century Convergences and Contemporary Protestant-Muslim Relations."

October 26, Dr. William Blake, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University, "The Thunderin' Scot and Reformation Clouds over Scotland."

November 2, Dr. Peter Kaufman, Professor and Charles Mathews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, "England Swings: Religious Authority, Religious Personality, and Religious Community in Elizabethan England."

April 4, 2018, The 2018 Blake Lecture in the History of Christianity, Dr. Susan Karant-Nunn, Profssor Emerita, University of Arizona, "The Reformation and the Individual."


The lectures are free and open to the public.

VCU History Department newsletter

VCU History Department newsletter

May 9, 2017

We are pleased to post the first issue of the VCU History Department's newsletter. Please click the link below to view the newsletter.

History News Spring 2017