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William G. Thomas III

William G. Thomas III, author of A Question of Freedom, is the Angle Chair in the Humanities and Professor of History at the University of Nebraska. He has been a …

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Omar Eaton-Martínez

Omar Eaton-Martínez, assistant division chief, Historical Resources for Prince George’s County Parks & Recreation, is a museum leader whose professional vision is to transform communities through co-stewardship of narratives in …

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Evette Dionne

Evette Dionne, author of Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box, is a black feminist writer and the editor-in-chief of Bitch Media. Her writings about race, …

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Beyond the Screen: A Conversation with Mark Harris

In partnership with the Virginia Film Festival, we present author Mark Harris for a discussion of his new book, Mike Nichols: A Life. The acclaimed biography explores the life, work, …

March 23, 2021 | 4PM – 4:45PM
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Mark Harris

Mark Harris, author of Mike Nichols: A Life, is also the author of Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood, which was a New …

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Kaki Dimock

Kaki Dimock is an artist and a social worker currently serving as the director of human services for the City of Charlottesville. She believes in the power of humor, human …

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Coconut & Sambal: Recipes from My Indonesian Kitchen with Lara Lee

Lara Lee (Coconut & Sambal: Recipes from My Indonesian Kitchen) discusses her new cookbook of authentic Indonesian cookery and demonstrates a recipe using simple techniques and easily accessible ingredients. With more than 80 traditional and vibrant recipes that have been passed down through the generations, Coconut & Sambal interweaves recipes with beguiling tales of island life and gorgeous travel photography that shines a light on the magnificent cuisine of Indonesia.

March 26, 2021 | 4PM – 4:45PM
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Lulu Miller Dives into Curiosity: A Celebration of Nature Writing

Author and Radiolab cohost Lulu Miller (Why Fish Don’t Exist) will speak at the celebration of the Reed Award for Environmental Writing presented by the Southern Environmental Law Center. Miller’s …

March 25, 2021 | 2PM – 3PM
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Seeking More than Salvation: Religious Communities

Scholars Tony Tian-Ren Lin (Prosperity Gospel Latinos and Their American Dream) and Todne Thomas (Kincraft: The Making of Black Evangelical Sociality) discuss their new books, in which they explore the …

March 26, 2021 | 2PM – 3PM
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Confederate Ambitions: Flawed Visions for a New Nation

Historians Adrian Brettle (Colossal Ambitions: Confederate Planning for a Post-Civil War World) and Ann Tucker (Newest Born of Nations: European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy) share their …

March 17, 2021 | 2PM – 2:45PM
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O Wondrous World! Ross Gay and Aimee Nezhukumatathil in Conversation

Authors Ross Gay (The Book of Delights) and Aimee Nezhukumatathil (World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments) discuss their new books, collected essays devoted to …

March 22, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM
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Acts of Exclusion: A Conversation with Tiffany Jana

Artist, author, and consultant Tiffany Jana (Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions) discusses their work and newest book, a practical handbook that helps individuals and …

March 15, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM
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