UVA TODAY: U.VA. TO MARK 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF KING’S ‘I HAVE A DREAM’ SPEECH AUG. 28
UVA TODAY: CARIBBEAN WRITER MARYSE CONDE TO VISIT UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
UVA TODAY: 30TH ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM WILL EXPLORE 'AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES: AT WORK IN THE WORLD'
March 30, 2011 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a symposium April 7-9 which will explore a range of topics, including education, labor and economics, migration, bio-genetics, sexuality, the African diaspora and ideas of kinship.
UVA TODAY: FILMMAKER TO DISCUSS HER DOCUMENTARY ON TANZANIA WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM
October 19, 2011 — The documentary "Twiga Stars: Tanzania's Soccer Sisters," will be presented Oct. 24 by the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies, part of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia.
UVA TODAY: ACTIVIST TO TALK ABOUT PRISON REFORM
September 8, 2010 — Ruthie Gilmore, professor of earth and environmental sciences at City University of New York, will give a talk, "What Is to Be Done? Prison Expansion and Opposition to It, in Globalizing Perspective," on Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. in the University of Virginia's Minor Hall auditorium.
UVA TODAY: U.VA. PANEL WILL PAY RESPECT TO ARETHA FRANKLIN ON OCT. 1
September 16, 2010 — "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" – that's what the University of Virginia will give to Aretha Franklin before her Oct. 1 Charlottesville concert, when the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies hosts a panel of noted music historians who will discuss her significance.
CLASS OF 2012: WOODSON FELLOW Z'ETOILE IMMA OFFERS A VISION OF AFRICAN MEN BEYOND VIOLENCE
May 8, 2012 — When Z'etoile Imma taught University of Virginia undergraduates about Africa, she would ask, "When I say 'Africa,' what does that mean to you?" The responses were mostly negative, she said, but her scholarship, like her teaching, aims to help change that.
UVA TODAY: VISITING WOODSON PROFESSORS BRING DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES
May 4, 2010 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American & African Studies at the University of Virginia hosted two visiting professors this semester who are well-known in the study of African-American literature and related topics.
UVA TODAY: WOODSON FELLOWSHIP PIPELINE PRODUCES STRONG ADDITIONS TO UVA FACULTY
One is an award-winning historian who researches the labor and medical treatment of black prisoners in the post-Civil War South. The other is an anthropologist who has written – and starred in – a documentary. New additions to the University of Virginia faculty, Talitha LeFlouria and Edwin Kwame Otu are bolstering the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies.
UVA TODAY: WOODSON FELLOWS GIVE TALKS THIS SPRING
January 28, 2008 — Offering topics as varied as the lives of diamond miners and the meanings of drum songs, residential fellows at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies will present their research in three separate talks this spring, beginning Wednesday.