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1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaigns

Here’s Professor Edward Ayers, formerly the President of Richmond University, giving a typically outstanding presentation on the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. This was part of the 2017 Nau Center Signature Conference held at the University of Virginia. 71 more words

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CONVERSATIONS WITH CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS: MAGDALENE ODUNDO

Join us for a conversation between premier ceramicist Magdalene Odundo; Carol Thompson, the High’s Fred and Rita Richman Curator of African Art; and Michael Rooks, the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. 35 more words

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Starmus - rubbing shoulders with the stars

It felt like my hometown Trondheim was the centre of the universe when we hosted the Starmus Festival on June 18-23 2017. Moonwalkers, Noble Laureates and other rock stars of science like Neil deGrasse Tyson was here, and they all shared their views on the future of humanity and our scientific quests. 547 more words

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Confederate General Richard Taylor's Memoir

Here’s Professor Stephen Cushman of the University of Virginia’s Department of English speaking at the 2017 Nau Signature Conference at the University of Virginia on the portion of Richard Taylor’s memoirs dealing with the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864. 97 more words

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Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander

Here’s Professor Gary W. Gallagher of the University of Virginia speaking at the Virginia Historical Society on the confederate artillerist Edward Porter Alexander. Professor Gallagher edited Alexander’s memoirs,  99 more words

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New Presentations Developed for Lectures

Besides taking clients for research I also do lectures to local groups (WI) or area groups (IL, MN, Iowa, WI) that are interested in genealogy topics. 91 more words

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539: Guest Lecture by Professor Matthew Flinders + signed book

ITEM: Guest Lecture by Professor Matthew Flinders (President of the Political Studies Association of the UK) to any audience on the topic of ‘What Kind of Democracy is this?’ plus signed copy of his new book. 101 more words

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