The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

News

March 20, 2017

Lyndsey Beautin (Carter G. Woodson pre-doctoral fellow) is the author of an essay on how sensational, sexualized imagery is often... More

March 9, 2017

Tony C. Perry (Carter G. Woodson Institute pre-doctoral fellow) published an article in Slavery & Abolition – A Journal of... More

January 31, 2017

All inhabitants of the globe are now neighbors.      

                                                  --Martin Luther King, Jr. “The... More

October 31, 2016

Lecture by award-winning historian Talitha L. LeFlouria (University of Virginia) on the plight of post-Civil War black women prisoners and their... More

April 14, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Talitha Leflouria has received awards for Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South   ... More

October 20, 2015

Our own post-doctoral fellow, Talitha LeFlouria was awarded the Leticia Brown Woods book prize last month at the 100th anniversary of the... More

UVA TODAY: HOW A SUMMER INTERNSHIP HELPED ME FIND MY CALLING

Cameron Brickhouse is a fourth-year University of Virginia student... More

UVA TODAY: CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE TO HOST LECTURE ON OCT. 29

October 27, 2008 — The University of Virginia's Carter G. Woodson... More

UVA TODAY: FEB. 10 TALK ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

February 4, 2011 — The University of Virginia series, "... More

UVA TODAY: ACTIVIST TO TALK ABOUT PRISON REFORM

September 8, 2010 — Ruthie Gilmore, professor of earth and environmental sciences at City... More

UVA TODAY: U.VA. HOLDS FORUM ON BARACK OBAMA'S RACE RELATIONS SPEECH

March 26, 2008 — "What would be needed … to narrow the gap between the... More

UVA TODAY: WOODSON FELLOW TO LECTURE FEB. 18

February 17, 2009 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute will host a lecture by Woodson... More

UVA TODAY: ART ISN'T JUST THE PURSUIT OF BEAUTY, ACCORDING TO BILL T. JONES

November 13, 2008 — In the artistic projects he takes on, award... More

UVA TODAY: THE DIFFERENCE A DEPARTMENT MAKES: WOODSON INSTITUTE DETERMINES ITS DESTINY

The creeping re-segregation of public schools.... More

UVA TODAY: U.VA. SYMPOSIUM WILL EXAMINE HAITI SINCE 2010 EARTHQUAKE

The University of Virginia will hold a symposium April 29 and 30 to... More

UVA TODAY: U.VA. TO MARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF KING’S ‘I HAVE A DREAM’ SPEECH AUG. 28

UVA TODAY: ‘JUNETEENTH’ TO BE COMMEMORATED WITH FILM SCREENING

A screening of the recent film “... More

CLASS OF 2012: WOODSON FELLOW Z'ETOILE IMMA OFFERS A VISION OF AFRICAN MEN BEYOND VIOLENCE

May 8, 2012 — When Z'etoile Imma taught... More

UVA TODAY: E.T. IN BRAZIL? FRIDAY TALK TO FOCUS ON NEW ‘THIRD MILLENNIUM’ RELIGION

Descendants of a race of extraterrestrials, sent to... More

UVA TODAY: CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS TOPIC OF WOODSON INSTITUTE LECTURE ON FEB. 22

February 20, 2012 — China has surpassed the United States... More

UVA TODAY: ACTIVIST ANGELA DAVIS TO HEADLINE CONFERENCE ON PRISON POPULATIONS, SPEND A WEEK IN RESIDENCE

April 13, 2009 — An estimated 32... More

UVA TODAY: U.VA'S CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE CELEBRATING ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

April 19, 2007-- When the University of Virginia established... More

UVA TODAY: FORUM EXAMINES LOWER NUMBERS OF BLACK STUDENTS AT U.VA.

Two panelists at a forum Monday night said a recent apparent decline in... More

UVA TODAY: FILMMAKER TO DISCUSS HER DOCUMENTARY ON TANZANIA WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM

October 19, 2011 — The documentary "... More

UVA TODAY: THE REV. DR. CALVIN O. BUTTS III, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, TO SPEAK AT U.VA. SEPT. 16

September 3, 2008 — The Rev. Dr. Calvin O.... More

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