Virginia Tech Humanities Week
Save the Date! October 22-27, 2023 (Schedule Announcements Coming Soon.)
What is Humanities Week?
Virginia Tech Humanities Week highlights the essential work happening in the humanities at Virginia Tech and around the world. Members of the Virginia Tech community and beyond are invited to attend programs throughout the weeklong celebration scheduled for October 22-27, 2023. Humanities Week is sponsored by the Center for Humanities and the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. All Humanities Week events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted.
The Importance of the Humanities at Virginia Tech and Beyond
Events and Speakers
George Chochos is a senior program associate with Vera, a social justice organization. A skillful, charismatic speaker who understands personally the value of humanities education, Chochos earned a graduate humanities degree from Yale University. He also earned four degrees during his nearly 12 years in prison.
Chochos has worked assiduously to champion higher education opportunities for incarcerated students throughout the nation, particularly elevating the transformative power of a world shaped by deep inequalities that need greater participation and input from the humanities.
University Choirs Concert
Date: Sunday, October 22
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, Moss Arts Center
More Humanities Week events and speakers will be announced soon!