Students Organize the University’s First Powwow

A small yet dedicated group of individuals — including several College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences students — organized the university’s first powwow, which took place on April 1 on the...
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Conference to Focus on Challenges and Resilience of Appalachia

As many as 1,200 people will visit Blacksburg on March 9–12 as Virginia Tech hosts “Extreme Appalachia,” the 40th annual Appalachian Studies Conference. “By ‘extreme’ we mean the impassioned ...

Finalists for Founding Director of Center for the Humanities

A medieval historian who won a MacArthur “genius” fellowship, the celebrated lead editor of The New Oxford Shakespeare, and an award-winning scholar engaged in exploring the intersection of reli...
Elizabeth Struthers Malbon

Elizabeth Struthers Malbon Honored with Emerita Status

Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, professor of religion and culture in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of professor emerita by the Virginia Tech...
Marlene Preston and Matt Gabriele

College Professors Recognized for University Leadership

Two of the four faculty members newly appointed to the academies of Faculty Service and Leadership at Virginia Tech are members of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Marlene Pres...
Zhange Ni

Zhange Ni Receives Diggs Teaching Scholars Award

Zhange Ni, an assistant professor in the Department of Religion and Culture in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, has received the university’s 2016 Diggs Teaching Scholars Award. ...
Furiosa, a war-rig driver for the post-apocalyptic Citadel, embodies female ferocity in “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Undaunted and regally resourceful, Furiosa seeks to rescue enslaved women from an evil warlord while at the same time reclaiming her homeland.

Film Series Gets Serious about Pop Culture

What can a post-apocalyptic action flick, an anime television series, and a comic horror movie teach us about ourselves? More than you might imagine. That’s the theory, at least, behind the first-e...


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