The South Atlantic Humanities Center (SAHC) at Virginia Tech is sponsoring several seminars this spring.  SAHC is a partnership of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Virginia Tech, and the University of Virginia.  SAHC focuses on the U.S. South Atlantic from a regional and transatlantic perspective. It explores and preserves the rich heritage of a region stretching from Virginia to the Virgin Islands.  It engages artists and performers, writers and filmmakers, teachers and scholars, research institutes and state humanities councils to examine how a sense of place shapes the lives of South Atlantic residents (// 

Currently-scheduled presentations are on the following Fridays:

Feb. 13 -- 4 p.m. "Women with T-Squares:  Developing a Regional Perspective" by Gail McMillan, Director, Digital Library and Archives. 

March 5 -- 3 p.m.  "Revitalizing General Education through Regional Humanities Centers" by Sally N. Johnston, Director, Leadership Program.

April 2 -- 3 p.m.  "Societies and Soirees:  Musical Life in the South Atlantic Region, Yesterday and Today" by Michael Saffle, Professor, Humanities Program. 

April 30 -- 3 p.m.  "Islands and Southlands:  The Power of Place in the South Atlantic" by Pablo Davis, Program Director, South Atlantic Humanities Center, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. 

All presentations will be held in Room 132, Lane Hall, on the Virginia Tech campus.  They are free and open to the public.

Additional presentations may be scheduled.  If you are interested in presenting, participating in SAHC, or just need further information, contact Anita Puckett at or 231-9526. 

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