Talk Thursday (2/19): Professor N.D.B. Connolly on Property Politics in the Jim Crow Era

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Today (2/18): Talking History with Dr. Nabil Al-Tikriti

Talking History with Professor Nabil Al-Tikriti

“Pseudo-Idris, Idris, and Being Wrong in the Digital Age”

Wednesday, February 18th, 4:00-5:00 PM, Monroe 210

Join the Department of History and American Studies as we continue our series of conversations about faculty research. Questions? Email

Great Event!

It was standing room only on Thursday night at Michael Twitty’s talk, African-Virginia: The Mother of Southern Cooking, in Monroe Hall at UMW.  Both students and the local community turned out for what was a lively presentation on the past and present of African American food ways in Virginia.
For more information on Michael Twitty’s work, click here.  You can also follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

The James Monroe Museum’s Black History Month Lecture

Career Night This Thursday (2/5, 5-6 pm): Meet Marissa Allison


Career Night

Marissa Allison

Thursday Feb. 5th, 5-6pm, Monroe 210


Come hear advice from an alumna about how to find a career

A graduate of UMW in 2010, Ms. Allison has gone on to become a highly regarded Middle East consultant. After graduating with a history degree and a certificate in Middle East Studies, she has held several DC-based research and analysis positions including working at the prestigious Booz Allen Hamilton consulting firm. Ms. Allison has recently accepted an offer for the Head of Technology for HSBC’s new Financial Intelligence Unit in Dubai.

For all History, American Studies, Political Science, and International Affairs Majors!

Talk Thursday (2/5): Michael Twitty on “African-Virginia: The Mother of Southern Cooking”

Michael Twitty

Summer Internship at Mount Vernon



Click here for information about this internship.