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Events Archive: 2023-24

Grad Fest 2023

Grad Fest 2023

Grad Fest is an overview of resources and services for graduate students.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall
Library Tours

Library Tours

VCU Libraries offers a variety of tour options to help students, staff and faculty become acquainted with the buildings and their services.

James Branch Cabell Library and the Health Sciences Library
Weeks of Welcome 2023 at VCU Libraries

Weeks of Welcome 2023 at VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library and Health Sciences Library
VCUarts Library Tours

VCUarts Library Tours

Learn about the resources, services, and expertise available at Cabell Library, with a focus on the arts.

James Branch Cabell Library
Jurgen Banned Art Comics Contest

Jurgen Banned Art Comics Contest

Learn about the Jurgen Banned Art Comics Contest.

Zoom
Constitution Day 2023

Constitution Day 2023

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall
Social Justice Lecture 2023: Coloring the Conservation Conversation

Social Justice Lecture 2023: Coloring the Conservation Conversation

Ornithologist and wildlife ecologist J. Drew Lanham to address racism and the great outdoors

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall
Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

Join VCU Libraries in celebrating the freedom to read.

James Branch Cabell Library and The Health Sciences Library
Community Zoom: Rachel Beanland discusses The House Is On Fire

Community Zoom: Rachel Beanland discusses The House Is On Fire

A series of brief virtual events designed for the VCU Libraries community, highlighting timely subjects, celebrating achievements, practicing creativity and more.

Levis Reading Prize Night

Levis Reading Prize Night

Corey Van Landingham is the 2023 Levis Prize Winner and will read from her poetry collection Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall (Room 303)
Environmental Justice Workshop

Environmental Justice Workshop

VCU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy and Environment, VCU Libraries, Green Action!, Sunrise RVA and the School of World Studies present an Environmental Justice Workshop.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall
Ink & Rebellion Open House

Ink & Rebellion Open House

Join the curators of "Ink & Rebellion" in Special Collections and Archives for a special comics-themed Open House on November 2, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

James Branch Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives
Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club Meetings

Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club Meetings

Friends of the Library book club meetings

James Branch Cabell Library
Cabell First Novelist Award 2023

Cabell First Novelist Award 2023

Tess Gunty, winner of the 2023 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for The Rabbit Hutch, gives a reading and participates in a moderated Q&A session about the writing and publishing of her book.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall, Room 303
GIS Day

GIS Day

In celebration of the importance of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and maps and their ability to connect people, regions and systems, VCU Libraries joins with hundreds of organizations around the world to mark GIS Day.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall, Room 303
World AIDS Day: Explore the AIDS Quilt and Red Ribbon Giveaway

World AIDS Day: Explore the AIDS Quilt and Red Ribbon Giveaway

Explore this online rendition of the Quilt and search for the names of friends or loved ones who may be commemorated in the Quilt. Help spread AIDS awareness and honor the dead and those living with AIDS/HIV by picking up a free, red ribbon to show your support. 

Health Sciences Library Lobby
Real Life Film Series: The Last One: Unfolding the AIDS Memorial Quilt

Real Life Film Series: The Last One: Unfolding the AIDS Memorial Quilt

Join a discussion of themes addressed in the film and how they relate to current research at VCU and in the community as well as to topics addressed in the "Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics and Culture" display.

Health Sciences Library Special Collections and Archives Reading Room
Storytelling for Social Change: Willnette Cunningham's HIV/AIDS Memoir

Storytelling for Social Change: Willnette Cunningham's HIV/AIDS Memoir

Join Richmond-area HIV/AIDS activist and 2023 VCU Publishing Research Award recipient Willnette Cunningham, who will be  joined by her editor Shurti Sathish, as she reads excerpts from her book, “Lessons From the Real Me.”

Health Sciences Library Special Collections and Archives Reading Room
StudyWell

StudyWell

StudyWell sessions focus on student wellbeing. Events highlight all types of health and wellness, including physical, financial, emotional and social health, in addition to academic success.

James Branch Cabell Library and the Health Sciences Libraries
2024 Tarumoto Prize Night

2024 Tarumoto Prize Night

Zoë Gadegbeku is the 2023 winner of the Rebecca Mitchell Tarumoto Short Fiction Prize for outstanding short fiction.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall and on Zoom
2024 Special Collections Open House

2024 Special Collections Open House

Visit VCU Libraries Special Collections and Archives for an open house featuring rare and unique materials related to photography.

James Branch Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives 4th Floor
Global Game Jam 2024

Global Game Jam 2024

The Global Game Jam (GGJ) is a unique free event held worldwide among game creators. Participants come together and work to develop original and innovative experimental video games based on a secret theme.

James Branch Cabell Library Multipurpose Room (Room 250) and Online
VCU Libraries' Black History Month Lecture

VCU Libraries' Black History Month Lecture

VCU Libraries' 24th Black History Month Lecture features physician and cartoonist Shirlene Obuobi, M.D.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall and on Zoom
Valentine's Date with Book Art

Valentine's Date with Book Art

Visit VCU Libraries Special Collections and Archives for an event celebrating Valentine's Day and the Book Arts Collection.

James Branch Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives 4th Floor
Love Data Week 2024

Love Data Week 2024

International Love Data Week is marked annually the week of Valentines Day. It is sponsored by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

James Branch Cabell Library Lobby and Health Sciences Library Lobby
VCU Visiting Writers Series hosts a joint-reading

VCU Visiting Writers Series hosts a joint-reading

The VCU Visiting Writers Series hosts an evening of creative nonfiction with a joint-reading by Chloe Caldwell and Jessica Nelson.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall and on Zoom
Health Sciences Webinars

Health Sciences Webinars

VCU Libraries offers many webinars to help researchers at all levels in the health sciences master online tools and other resources and strategies that benefit research projects.

Online
 VCU Alum Jeffrey Blount’s new novel

VCU Alum Jeffrey Blount’s new novel

Jeffrey Blount is the award-winning author of three novels. His most recent book, “The Emancipation of Evan Walls” was the winner of the 2020 National Indie Excellence Award for African American fiction.” His upcoming book, Mr. Jimmy from Around the Way will be published on January 15th, 2024. There will be a discussion and book signing regarding his newest book.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall and on Zoom
Civil Discourse forum with VCU Poli Sci Experts

Civil Discourse forum with VCU Poli Sci Experts

Bring your post-Super Tuesday questions to an open forum with VCU political scientists Allie Reckendorf, Alex Keena, and John Aughenbaugh. They will discuss the 2024 presidential primary season and what it portends for the upcoming  presidential election.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall
Elizabeth King Author Talk and Book Reading

Elizabeth King Author Talk and Book Reading

VCU Libraries invites you to a talk with professor emerita of sculpture and extended media at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts to discuss her book,  Miracles and Machines: A Sixteenth-Century Automaton and Its Legend (Getty Publications, 2023),  co-authored with W. David Todd and photographs by Rosamond Purcell.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall and on Zoom
Creative Inquiries: Suzanne Kite, Ph.D.

Creative Inquiries: Suzanne Kite, Ph.D.

Kite aka Suzanne Kite, Ph.D. is an award winning Oglála Lakȟóta performance artist, visual artist, composer and academic raised in Southern California. Known for her sound and video performance with her Machine Learning hair-braid interface.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall and on Zoom
Through the Decades, AAPI Life at VCU

Through the Decades, AAPI Life at VCU

The event is a collaboration between Asian American & Pacific Islander Affinity (AAPIA), You First at VCU, The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) and VCU Libraries in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month.

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall (Room 303)
Special Collections and Archives Experiential Learning Activity

Special Collections and Archives Experiential Learning Activity

Health Sciences Library Lobby
Artistic Mansions VI: Adorning Mansions IV

Artistic Mansions VI: Adorning Mansions IV

Artistic Mansions VI: Adorning Mansions IV. Fantasy and Monsters on VCU’s Monroe Park Campus. Featuring Charles and Louise Brownell

James Branch Cabell Library Lecture Hall and on Zoom
Real Life Film Series: Out on a Limb

Real Life Film Series: Out on a Limb

Health Sciences Library Lecture Room