The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

MEDIA ADVISORY: U.VA. TO SPONSOR EVENT IN HONOR OF JULIAN BOND SATURDAY

UVA TODAY: MEDIA ADVISORY: U.VA. TO SPONSOR EVENT IN HONOR OF JULIAN BOND SATURDAY

Members of the University of Virginia and local communities are invited to gather at Darden Towe Park Saturday at 2:30 p.m. to honor and reflect on the life and legacy of former U.Va. history professor and civil rights leader. Across the nation, friends and admirers of Bond will organize similar gatherings and, at 3 p.m., release flowers into the water in his honor (see more information here).

ELLA BAKER DAY SYMPOSIUM AT U.VA. TO CELEBRATE 'MOTHER OF CIVIL RIGHTS' MOVEMENT

UVA TODAY: ELLA BAKER DAY SYMPOSIUM AT U.VA. TO CELEBRATE 'MOTHER OF CIVIL RIGHTS' MOVEMENT

March 28, 2011 — A list of the titans of the Civil Rights Movement includes Thurgood Marshall, A. Philip Randolph and Martin Luther King Jr. But the list should include Ella Baker, an unsung heroine of the movement who worked closely, but quietly, with those titans over her long career.
 

NATIONAL PROGRAM BRINGS DIVERSE FACULTY FELLOWS TO ARTS & SCIENCES

NATIONAL PROGRAM BRINGS DIVERSE FACULTY FELLOWS TO ARTS & SCIENCES

October 10, 2011 — A specialist on African women writers and an interdisciplinary scholar of literature, music and history are new faculty members in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, thanks to a program sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies. 

PANEL WILL DISCUSS 'POLITICS OF THE DEBT CEILING CRISIS' ON SEPT. 22

UVA TODAY: PANEL WILL DISCUSS 'POLITICS OF THE DEBT CEILING CRISIS' ON SEPT. 22

September 13, 2011 — If there is a cap on eligibility for unemployment benefits, who will feel the impact and its reverberations most acutely? If food stamps are reduced, who will feel the greatest impact? And what about Pell Grants for education? Or health insurance for the children of the poor and the working poor?

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

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

April 13, 2009 — An estimated 32 percent of black males will enter state or federal prison during their lifetimes, compared to 17 percent of Hispanic males and 5.9 percent of white males, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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Publications

Henry Goings; ed Calvin Schermerhorn, Michael Plunkett, and Edward Gaynor
Deborah E. McDowell, Claudrena N. Harold, and Juan Battle, eds
Deborah E. McDowell, ed
Sally Belfrage
Armstead L. Robinson and Patricia Sullivan, eds

Events

Jan
22
7:00pm | Minor Hall, Room 125
Feb
08
3:30pm | Minor Hall, Room 110
Mar
28
3:30pm | Minor Hall, Room 110