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  1. Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

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    On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled “Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade.” In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young British artist, visited a slave auction…

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    • American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America

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      On March 15, 2012, David O. Stewart delivered a lecture entitled “American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America.” A canny and charismatic politician who rose…

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      • A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters

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        On November 8, 2012, Scott Reynolds Nelson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters. Pundits will argue that the 2008 financial…

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        • Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage

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          On March 16, 2012, Helen C. Rountree delivered a lecture entitled “Before It Was Virginia: Setting the Stage.” When English settlers arrived here 400 years ago, they encountered the first…

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          • Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia

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            On April 12, 2012, Jill Titus delivered a lecture entitled "Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia." When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Brown v.…

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            • Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas

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              On September 13, 2012, Arthur T. Downey delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas." Lawyers dominated public life during the first…

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              • Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Rights to Self-Governance

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                On September 6, 2012, J. Harvie Wilkinson III delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Rights to Self-Governance." American…

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                • Edward Coles: Crusade Against Slavery

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                  On August 2, 2012, Bruce G. Carveth delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Edward Coles: Crusade Against Slavery." Edward Coles was a wealthy heir to a central Virginia plantation who left…

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                  • Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519-1871

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                    On March 28, 2012, Jeremy Black delivered a lecture entitled “Fighting for America: The Struggle for Mastery in North America, 1519–1871.” In his latest book, prize-winning author…

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                    • Good to Great to Gone: The Circuit City Story

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                      On November 29, 2012, Alan Wurtzel discussed his book, Good to Great to Gone: The 60 Year Rise and Fall of Circuit City. Not many years ago, Circuit City stood out as perhaps the premier name in the…

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                      • John Randolph of Roanoke

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                        On June 28, 2012, David Johnson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled John Randolph of Roanoke. One of the most eccentric and accomplished politicians in all of American history, John Randolph of Roanoke…

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                        • Lost Communities of Virginia

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                          On May 3, 2012, Terri Fisher delivered a lecture entitled "Lost Communities of Virginia." Virginia's back roads and rural areas are dotted with traces of once-thriving communities.…

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