Our own post-doctoral fellow, Talitha LeFlouria was awarded the Leticia Brown Woods book prize last month at the 100th anniversary of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the organization founded by our namesake, Carter G. Woodson (it was then the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History). Today’s edition features substantial coverage of Talitha and her prize-winning book, Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South (University of North Carolina Press).
Professor T.J. Tallie, Washington and Lee University
All inhabitants of the globe are now neighbors.
--Martin Luther King, Jr. “The World House”
Lecture by award-winning historian Talitha L. LeFlouria (University of Virginia) on the plight of post-Civil War black women prisoners and their day-to-day struggles to overcome work-related abuses and violence, based on LeFlouria's award winning book. This event was the 2016 UMass/Five College Graduate Program in History Distinguished Annual Lecture and a part of the 2016-2017 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series. October, 2016.
We are pleased to announce that Talitha Leflouria has received awards for Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South
2016 PHILIP TAFT LABOR HISTORY AWARD for the most outstanding book on American labor history, awarded by Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and the Labor and Working-Class History Association
2016 DARLENE CLARK HINE AWARD FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN HISTORIANS
High School students from around Charlottesville area are invited to participate in different interactive and engaging sessions on languages, cultures, history, music, potiltics and contemporary issues in Africa.
AAS 1010 Introduction to African American and African Studies I (4)
Instructor: Kwame E. Otu
Tues./Tues. 12:30-1:45, Minor Hall 125