Academical Heritage Review Volume 2, Number 2 Released!

10 Oct

The latest issue of the Academical Heritage Review has hit grounds! Keep an eye out for your copy or check out the electronic version “Previous Issues” tab above.


Academical Heritage Review Spring 2011 Release Party

1 Oct

Release Party for the Spring 2011 Issue of the Academical Heritage Review

Jefferson Hall (Hotel C, West Range)

Thursday, October 6, 5:00-6:30 pm

The Editorial Board of the Academical Heritage Review and the Arts and Sciences Council invite you to a release party for the Spring 2011 edition of the Academical Heritage Review!

Come enjoy a keynote address by Mr. Sandy Gilliam, the University of Virginia History Officer, as well the opportunity to meet and mingle with department professors, the members of the Academical Heritage Review Editorial Board, the undergraduates whose work appears in the journal and other History Majors and Minors.  Assorted desserts will be provided for refreshment. This event is graciously co-sponsored by the College Council.

Hope to see you there!

2011-2012 Editorial Board Announced

26 Sep

At this time, I’m pleased to announce the Fall 2011 Editorial board of the Academical Heritage Review. This group of society members will read submissions to AHR, select the articles to be published, and produce the final product for publication. They will be instrumental in determining the direction of AHR over the course of the semester. 

Fall 2011 Editorial Board

Owen Gallogly-Editor-In-Chief

Thomas Howard-Executive Editor

Justin Pierce-Managing Editor

Nick Deaton-Senior Copy Editor

Taylor Sealey-Copy Editor

Alec Ward-Copy Editor

Eric Morris-Copy Editor

Matthew Ryan-Copy Editor

Catherine Creighton-Copy Editor

Aaron Way-Copy Editor

Connor Mackenzie-Copy Editor

Liam Duffy-Copy Editor

Claire Cororaton-Copy Editor

Congratulations to the members of the Editorial Board, and thank you to all those who applied.  It was an extremely difficult selection process this semester with so many qualified applicants.

Owen Gallogly
Editor-in-Chief, Academical Heritage Review

Apply to serve on the AHR Editorial Board

6 Sep
This Fall there are several openings on the Editorial Board of the Academical Heritage Review, the University Historical Society’s undergraduate research
 journal. Editorial Board members read, select, and edit submissions to the journal in preparation for publication each semester.  If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please apply using the Google Form below by Monday, September 19.

Application Form

Please be aware that serving as an editor can be a significant commitment.  Please only apply if you are willing and able to devote the requisite time to do the job well.  Additionally, if you have any layout or graphic design experience, it would be particularly helpful if you indicated that on your application.

Spring 2011 Colonnade Lecture: Gary W. Gallagher

10 Apr

Monday, April 18th, at 7:30 PM in Jefferson Hall, Hotel C, West Range. 

You are cordially invited to this semester’s Colonnade Lecture, hosted by the University Historical Society and the Academical Heritage Review. This semester the speaker will be Professor Gary W. Gallagher.

Professor Gary W. Gallagher is the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia. He graduated from Adams State College of Colorado and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in History from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to teaching at UVA, he was Professor of History at The Pennsylvania State University.

Professor Gallagher is one of the leading historians of the Civil War. His books include The Confederate War, Lee and His Generals in War and Memory, and Stephen Dodson Ramseur: Lee’s Gallant General. He has coauthored and edited several works on individual battles and campaigns and has published over 100 articles in scholarly journals and popular historical magazines.

Professor Gallagher has received many awards for his research and writing, including the Laney Prize for the best book on the Civil War, the William Woods Hassler Award for contributions to Civil War studies, the Lincoln Prize, and the Fletcher Pratt Award for the best nonfiction book on the Civil War.

Professor Gallagher was founder and first president of the Association for the Preservation of Civil War Sites and has served on the Board of Directors of the Civil War Trust.

He is the recent author of his 6th book, The Union War, published in 2011 by Harvard University Press.

Submission Deadline Extended: March 4th

28 Feb

The submission deadline for this semester’s issue has been extended to March 4th.

Spring 2011 Submission Deadline: February 25th

10 Feb

The Academical Heritage Review, the university’s own undergraduate history journal is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2011 issue. I would like to invite you to submit any research-based paper or article you have written in your time here as an undergraduate. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your work and promote undergraduate research at the University. When printed, The Academical Heritage Review will be widely distributed around grounds.

The submission deadline for the Spring 2011 Academical Heritage Review is Friday, February 25th.

New this semester: Book Reviews–The Academical Heritage Review is now accepting book reviews of recent historical scholarship. Book reviews should be no longer than 5 pages in length and review a work of the last calendar year.

Look for the submission form on the left hand side of this page in the Black Box labeled “Resources.” Please do not hesitate to contact me at if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for your submissions!