UVA TODAY: CARIBBEAN WRITER MARYSE CONDE TO VISIT UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
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
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.
UVA TODAY: VISITING WOODSON PROFESSORS BRING DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES
May 4, 2010 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American & African Studies at the University of Virginia hosted two visiting professors this semester who are well-known in the study of African-American literature and related topics.
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.
UVA TODAY: WOODSON FELLOWS GIVE TALKS THIS SPRING
January 28, 2008 — Offering topics as varied as the lives of diamond miners and the meanings of drum songs, residential fellows at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies will present their research in three separate talks this spring, beginning Wednesday.
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 SERIES FULFILLS STUDENTS’ ‘THIRST’ FOR CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY
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.
UVA TODAY: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE CELEBRATES CENTENNIAL OF AUTHOR RICHARD WRIGHT'S BIRTH
April 3, 2008 — "Juvenile Delinquent Becomes Famous Writer" — that's how one critic described author Richard Wright.