Past Conferences

Online: Thursday, March 2nd and Friday March 3rd, 2023
“Disrupting Ideologies – Change, Challenges and Contests over Ideas
The Virginia Humanities Conference at Germanna Community College
Renee Garris, President
VHC CFP 2023
Final schedule with Zoom links

Online: Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1, 2022
“Plot Points: Data, Humanities, and Transformation”
Virginia Commonwealth University
Dr. Kirk Richardson, President
VHC 2022 CFP

Online: March 24-25, March 31-April 1, 2021
“Democracy, Technology, and Social Justice: The Humanities in an Unequal World”
Virginia Tech
Dr. Sylvester Johnson, President
VHC 2021 CFP

2020 Conference Canceled due to COVID-19

April 12-13, 2019
“The Fluid Humanities”
Virginia Wesleyan University
Dr. Diana Risk, President
VHC 2019 CFP

March 23-23, 2018
“Animals in the Humanities: Relations, Representations, and Ethical Implications”
Roanoke College
Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris, President
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VHC Program

April 7-8, 2017
“The Unbearable Humanities”
Shenandoah University
Dr. Petra Schweitzer, President
Call for Papers 2017
2017 Program

April 30-May 1, 2016
“The Humanities in the Age of Cyberspace”
Virginia Military Institute
Dr. Eric Osbourne, President
Call for Papers 2016
2016 Program

April 10-12, 2015
“The Humanities and/in the Public Sphere”
Marymount University
Dr. Tonya Howe, President
Call for Papers 2015
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Conference Program

March 21-22, 2014
“The Humanities and Its Bodies”
Longwood University
Dr. David Magill, President
Call for Papers 2014

March 15-16, 2013
“The Intertwining of Nature and Culture”
Christopher Newport University
Dr. Kip Redick, President
Call for Papers 2013

March 23-24, 2012
“Children and Childhood in the Humanities”
Roanoke College
Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris, President
Program 2012

April 7-9, 2011
“Bridging the Gap in and through the Humanities”
Bridgewater College
Dr. Stanley Galloway, President
Call for Papers 2011

March 26-27, 2010
“Women and Humanities”
Mary Baldwin College
Dr. Katherine Turner, President
Call for Papers 2010

April 3-4, 2009

“Humanities on Display”
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
Dr. D. Kirk Richardson, President
Program 2009
Call for Papers 2009

April 4-5, 2008

“Voices and Visions: Humanities in the Third World.”
Radford University, Radford, VA
Dr. Kim Kipling, President
Program 2008
Call for Papers 2008

March 30-31, 2007

“Jamestown 2007 and the Invention of America: Reality and Fiction”
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA
George Hillow, President
Program 2007
Call for Papers 2007

March 10-11, 2006
University of Mary Washington
Mara Scanlon & Chris Foss, Co-Presidents
Program 2006
Call for Papers 2006

March 18-19, 2005
“Humanities in the Age of Technology”
Ferrum College
Peggie Barker, President
Program 2005
Call for Papers 2005

March 19-20, 2004
“The Modernist Era”
Bridgewater College
Philip O’Mara, President
Program 2004
Call for Papers 2004

April 11-12, 2003
“States of Emergency: The Humanities in Crisis”
Old Dominion University
Dana Heller, President
Program 2003
Call for Papers 2003

April 5-6, 2002
“Explorations: Crossing Boundaries, Discovering New Frontiers”
Christopher Newport Univerisity
Jean S. Filetti, President
Program 2002
Call for Papers 2002

March 30-31, 2001
“Only Connect: Creating Links from the Humanities to the 21st Century”
Virginian Wesleyan University
Lee Jordan-Anders, President
Program 2001
Call For Papers 2001

March 31-April 1, 2000
“Vision and Re-Visions: The Humanities, Past, Present, and Future”
Virginia Tech
Michael Saffle, President
Program 2000
Call for Papers 2000

March 19-20, 1999
“Anticipating the End: The Experiences of the Nineties”
Mary Baldwin College
Susan Blair Green, President
Program 1999
Call for Papers 1999

April 3-4, 1998
“The Life and Legacy of Appalachia”
Ferrum College
Lana Whited, President
Program 1998
Call for Papers 1998

April 10-12, 1997

“Representations of the Other”
Mary Washington College
Craig Vasey, President
Program 1997
Call for Papers 1997

March 28-30, 1996
“On Writers and Writing”
University of Virginia
Robert Chapel, President

March 30-April 1, 1995
“Re-Visioning Our Teaching”
Virginia Commonwealth University
Ann Woodlief, President
Call for Papers 1995

April 7-9, 1994
“Southern Women in Communities”
Christopher Newport University
Roberta Rosenberg, President

April 2-3, 1993
“Film and Documentary”
College of William and Mary
Joel Schwarz, President

“Old Songs in Different Lands”
Virginia Tech
Carol Burch-Brown, President

April 12-13, 1991

“The Transcendentalist Spirit: Fronting the Essentials”
New River Community College
Lewis Martin, President
Call for Papers 1991

March 30-31, 1990
“Human Rights: A Cross-Disciplinary Symposium”
George Mason University
Esther N. Elstun, President
Program 1990

April 7-8, 1989
“The Treaty of Versailles: The Shaping of the Modern World”
Mary Baldwin College
James Lott, President
Program 1989
Call for Papers 1989

April 15-16, 1988
“Culture Shock and Value Shifts: Who Are We and What Do We Need to Know?”
Virginia State University
Harold E. Braxton, President
Program 1988

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