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Welcome to the website of the Virginia Forum.

The 2015 Virginia Forum will be held March 12-14, 2015 at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Please see the Call for Papers for the 2015 Forum.

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The Virginia Forum is interdisciplinary and welcomes participation from scholars, teachers, and historical professionals in all fields. The Forum brings together historians, teachers, writers, archivists, museum curators, historic site interpreters, librarians, and others engaged in the study and interpretation of Virginia history to share their knowledge, research, and experiences.

The Virginia Forum is an annual event and is hosted by different universities and historical organizations around the state. View conference programs from past years:

  • 2006 at Shenandoah University in Winchester
  • 2007 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond
  • 2008 at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg
  • 2009 at Longwood University in Farmville
  • 2010 at Christopher Newport University in Newport News
  • 2011 at Washington & Lee and Virginia Military Institute in Lexington
  • 2012 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg
  • 2013 at Randolph-Macon University in Ashland
  • 2014 at George Mason University in Fairfax