The lecture is free and open to the public, but because seating is limited, registration
is required. If special accommodations are needed or to register
offline, please call (804) 827-1165 or (804) 828-0593 prior to March 27.
Parking is available for a fee in the West Main Street and West Cary
Street parking decks. A reception will be held immediately following the
lecture. Doors open at 7 p.m.To register
The 27th Annual Brown-Lyons Lecture is sponsored by the VCU Friends of the Library, the VCU Center for Judaic Studies, the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond, the Richmond Jewish Foundation and the Weinstein JCC.
Dr. Jack D. Spiro holds the Harry Lyons Distinguished Chair in Judaic Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also director of the VCU Center for Judaic Studies and editor of its online publication, Menorah Review. He has earned two doctorates from the Hebrew Union College and the University of Virginia. He has authored, co-authored or edited over 30 books and written numerous articles.