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25th Annual William E. and Miriam S. Blake Lecture: The Reformation and the Individual, presented by Susan Karant-Nunn, Ph.D.

A painting of Jesus and Mary, Jesus is on the left with Mary on the right.



James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284


The VCU Department of History presents the 25th annual William E. and Miriam S. Blake Lecture in the history of Christianity. This year's lecture features Susan Karant-Nunn, Ph.D., who shares her research on the Reformation. 

The event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For special accommodations, or to register offline, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.

About the Speaker

Susan Karat-Nunn, Ph.D, is a Regents' professor at the University of Arizona and a historian specializing in the Reformation. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the author of five books on Reformation history. Her recent works employ a variety of innovative perspectives to explore the complex histories of the Reformation, including The Personal Luther (Brill, 2017), The Reformation of Feeling (Oxford University Press, 2012) and The Reformation of Ritual (Routledge, 1997).

Image: Susan Karant-Nunn, courtesy of the University of Arizona. Christ and Mary, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (c. 1516-1520).


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