The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

‘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.

30TH ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM WILL EXPLORE 'AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES: AT WORK IN THE WORLD'

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.

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.

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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

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