The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

OUT OF THE SHADOWS: EVENT TO COMMEMORATE KITTY FOSTER AND CANADA COMMUNITY

UVA TODAY: OUT OF THE SHADOWS: EVENT TO COMMEMORATE KITTY FOSTER AND CANADA COMMUNITY

March 31, 2011 — A community of African-Americans who lived near the Grounds of the University of Virginia in the 19th and early 20th centuries will be remembered during "Celebrating Catherine Foster and the Canada Neighborhood" on April 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.
 

‘FEARLESS’ POET CLAUDIA RANKINE TO READ, DISCUSS EVENTS IN FERGUSON

UVA TODAY: ‘FEARLESS’ POET CLAUDIA RANKINE TO READ, DISCUSS EVENTS IN FERGUSON

Claudia Rankine, one of the most innovative poets writing today, will visit the University of Virginia on Wednesday. She will read from her just-published book, “Citizen: An American Lyric,” and lead an open discussion focusing on recent events in Ferguson, Missouri.

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

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

February 4, 2011 — The University of Virginia series, "Class Matters: Race, Labor and Public Policy in Contemporary America," will feature Cheryl D. Hicks from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, speaking on "Engendering Justice: African-American Women, State Punishment and the Criminal Justice System." The forum, free and open to the public, will be held on Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Minor Hall Room 125

SYMPOSIUM ON NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE TO BE HELD AT U.VA.

UVA TODAY: SYMPOSIUM ON NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE TO BE HELD AT U.VA.

January 11, 2012 — "Re-Imagining the Public Realm: The Design of the National Museum of African American History and Culture," a multidisciplinary symposium being organized as part of the University of Virginia's Martin Luther King Jr. observance,  will be held Jan. 23 at U.Va.'s  School of Architecture.

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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