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Meet VCU's Authors: Gregory D. Smithers



Humanities Research Center, 2nd Floor Seminar Room
Valentine House, 920 W. Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23284


Members of faculty in the humanities at VCU have an impressive record of scholarly productivity and are recognized, both nationally and internationally, for their significant contributions to our understanding of the human condition across cultures, throughout the past and in the present. The new "Meet VCU's Authors" series from the Humanities Research Center invites members of the Richmond community as well as colleagues and students from VCU and other local universities to come and meet VCU's authors as they talk about their recently published books and answer questions about their work.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street, and West Cary Street parking decks. For questions, please call Gregory Kimbrell, membership and events coordinator, at (804) 828-0593.

For more information about all Humanities Research Center events, see the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences blog.


The Humanities Research Center and VCU Libraries present the "Meet VCU's Authors" series.

About the Speaker

Gregory D. Smithers is an associate professor of history and author of Slave Breeding: Sex, Violence, and Memory in African American History (University Press of Florida, 2013).

Image: Blue and golden paper marbling, book back cover, Germany, around 1880, scanned by Roman Eisele


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