The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

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

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. Butts III, civil rights activist and pastor of the nationally renowned Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, will visit the University of Virginia Sept. 16 and 17 to participate in the Explorations in Black Leadership series. He will speak on "Integrity and Leadership" Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Newcomb Hall Art Gallery. 

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. 

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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