The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

Fall

NEW YORK TIMES JOURNALIST CHARLES M. BLOW TO SPEAK AT U.VA. OCT. 25

UVA TODAY: NEW YORK TIMES JOURNALIST CHARLES M. BLOW TO SPEAK AT U.VA. OCT. 25

Charles M. Blow, the New York Times’ visual op-ed columnist whose articles appear on Saturdays, will talk about “Demographics and Destiny: How America’s Rapidly Changing Demographics are Changing our Politics” on Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. in the Garrett Hall Great Room 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).

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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