Jason Ross Arnold, a VCU political science professor who specializes in government secrecy, surveillance and whistleblowing, discusses Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks and the unfolding events in the White House.
The symposium will be held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and will include presentations addressing how Islamic art engages with contemporary politics, global capitalism, gender, religion and history.
Adrian Holloway has traveled the world as an educator and cardiac intensivist. He has treated children fleeing ISIS in Northern Iraq, malaria victims in Malawi and earthquake survivors in Haiti.
The essay collection, which was published in March, is Journey’s latest work. Her poems have drawn praise from such luminaries as the film director David Lynch, who called Journey’s poetry “really magical.”
Events and announcements
The Friends of VCU Libraries will debut a new “friendraiser” event, a weekend tasting luncheon with Schapiro, author of “Stories and Recipes from Clare’s Kitchen,” in Cabell Library, Lecture Hall, Room 303, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. If not a member of Friends of VCU Libraries, new friends can join at a reduced $50 membership fee, attend the luncheon and receive a complimentary copy of the book as a thank you.
The Institute for Contemporary Art wants to hear about your hopes and dreams for what the ICA can do to be a convener and catalyst for VCU, Richmond and beyond.