The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

ACTIVIST TO TALK ABOUT PRISON REFORM

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.

U.VA. PANEL WILL PAY RESPECT TO ARETHA FRANKLIN ON OCT. 1

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

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.

WOODSON FELLOWSHIP PIPELINE PRODUCES STRONG ADDITIONS TO UVA FACULTY

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.

WOODSON FELLOW TO LECTURE FEB. 18

UVA TODAY: WOODSON FELLOW TO LECTURE FEB. 18

February 17, 2009 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute will host a lecture by Woodson postdoctoral fellow John Willis, titled "Which Bodies Cause Misfortune? Gendered Power and Yoruba Masquerades in Nineteenth Century Missionary Discourse," Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Kaleidoscope Room on the third floor of Newcomb Hall. A reception will follow in Minor Hall room 108.

WOODSON INSTITUTE FORUM TO ADDRESS RACE, CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

WOODSON INSTITUTE FORUM TO ADDRESS RACE, CITIZENSHIP AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

In response to recent tragic events, including the murders of Charleston church members in June, the torching of multiple churches and several police shootings of unarmed black men, the University of Virginia’s Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies will present a panel discussion, “Engaging Race: Forum on Race, Citizenship and Social Justice,” on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Minor Hall, room 125.

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Publications

Rambles of a Runaway from Southern Slavery
Henry Goings; ed Calvin Schermerhorn, Michael Plunkett, and Edward Gaynor
The Punitive Turn: New Approaches to Race and Incarceration
Deborah E. McDowell, Claudrena N. Harold, and Juan Battle, eds
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Deborah E. McDowell, ed
Freedom Summer
Sally Belfrage
New Directions in Civil Rights Studies
Armstead L. Robinson and Patricia Sullivan, eds