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One of the courses taught by the History department in 1951 was titled "History of the South." No further description was provided for this course so it is unclear what was actually taught.

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One of the courses taught by the History department in 1949 was titled "History of the Civil War and Reconstruction." No further description was provided for this course so it is unclear what was actually taught.

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This 1991 Collegian article discusses the viewpoint of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, who is a professor of history and the director of women's studies at Emory University. She spoke at the University of Richmond, advocating her view that "Southern women…

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This editorial, written by student Scott Shepard, explains the history and lore behind the traditionally Southern and corn-based dish referred to as “grits”. After describing the dish’s contents, he goes on to illustrate how grits…

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Jennifer Rabold, a student, wrote an opinion criticizing Scott Shepard's defense of the Western Civilizations course. This article is Scott Shepard's response to that piece, in which he argues that a study of Western Civilizations includes those who…

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This article summarizes a faculty and student discussion on lynching and its history in response to a racist incident at the Cousins Studio Theater involving the hanging of a black doll. The article details that there were anywhere from 30 to 70…

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Student Alisa G. Mayor argues that the trend to recruit more women and minorities into the Sciences reflects a historic pattern of women’s progress in America only occurring at the convenience of men. She cites the invention of the typewriter and…

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In this poem, the narrator claims that Jewish people always live in sukkot (plural form of sukkah), defined at the end of the piece as "a small tent built for a week of meals and prayer to celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday of Succoth." It…

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This Collegian article summarizes a talk by Ishmail Conway during Black History Month about the misunderstanding of Black fraternities and sororities. Conway traces the history of Black Greek organizations to the early 20th century, and stresses the…

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This article written in 1988 describes a new Valentine Museum Exhibition, titled "In Bondage and Freedom: Antebellum Black Life in Richmond." Judy Lankford, the Director of Development at the Valentine Museum, stated that, "Richmond would not have…
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