The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

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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.

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.

CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS TOPIC OF WOODSON INSTITUTE LECTURE ON FEB. 22

UVA TODAY: CHINA-AFRICA RELATIONS TOPIC OF WOODSON INSTITUTE LECTURE ON FEB. 22

February 20, 2012 — China has surpassed the United States as Africa's largest trading partner. David Shinn, a former U.S. emissary to a number of African nations, will lecture on China's relationships with African countries at the University of Virginia on Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. in Rouss Hall, room 227.

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