Upcoming events


Tuesday October 24, 2023. 7:30 p.m. “Differ We Must: How Lincoln Succeeded in a Divided America.” A free in-person lecture by NPR’s Steve Inskeep. Inskeep’s new book uncovers Lincoln’s rare gift for bridging political divides. Lyric Theatre, 135 College Ave, Blacksburg, VA.

 Monday November 13, 2023. 12:00 p.m. “War on Record: The Archive and the Afterlife of the Civil War.” A free online talk and discussion. Civil War historians love a good archive, but only rarely do they stop to think about the nature of archival institutions. In a talk drawing on her new book, War on Record, Yael Sternhell will excavate the history of the Civil War’s most important archive and reveal how personalities, politics, and policies shaped the source material historians use to this day. Free registration is available here: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AN7moWRESwyewyk5xfumMw

March 22-24, 2024. Virginia Tech’s Annual Civil War Weekend. This year’s theme: “The Information War.” Check back in the Fall for further details.


Please note: We are committed to making our events accessible. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Paul Quigley at 540/231-9090 or pquigley@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Please note: All times are U.S. Eastern.

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