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Why did The Atlantic Slave Trade survive all the way up to the American Civil War?

Date: Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

Join us for the Alexandrian Society's fall lecture featuring John Harris, history professor and author of The Last Slave Ships.

Ryan Smith [View Image]

Dead Reckoning: The Historical Recovery and Unsettled Place of Richmond's Shockoe Hill African Burying Ground

Date: Friday, Nov 5, 2021

Cemeteries are essential sources for human connection and historical information. But what happens when they are destroyed?

Annual Lecture Series

The history department is pleased to offer the community three annual lectures supported by the generosity of donors. Visit the links below for more information.

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