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Objects of Devotion: Religion at the Nation's History Museum



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


The Humanities Research Center and the Religious Studies Program in the VCU School of World Studies presents this talk by Peter Manseau, Lilly Endowment curator of American religious history at the Smithsonian Museum of American History.

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. 

About the Speaker

Peter Manseau is a fellow at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. He is the author of Rag and Bone, Songs for the Butcher's Daughter, Vows, One Nation Under Gods and Melancholy Accidents. He is a winner of the National Jewish Book Award, the American Library Association's Sophie Brody Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Jewish Literature and the Ribalow Prize for Fiction and is a 2012 National Endowment for the Arts literature fellowship, and he has also been short-listed for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize and the Prix Médicis étranger, awarded to the year's best foreign novel published in France. He is a founding editor of Killing the Buddha, and he lives in Annapolis, Maryland.


This event is sponsored by VCU Libraries and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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