The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

Spring

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.

DEBORAH E. MCDOWELL NAMED CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE DIRECTOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

UVA TODAY: DEBORAH E. MCDOWELL NAMED CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE DIRECTOR AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

April 23, 2008 — Deborah E. McDowell, the Alice Griffin Professor of Literary Studies at the University of Virginia, has been named director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at U.Va. She had been interim director for the past year, overseeing an active year of programming.

The Slavery Since Emancipation Speaker Series

Talk Description: Four "peculiar institutions" have served to define and confine African Americans in U.S. society over the past four centuries: racialized slavery, the Jim Crow system of caste terrorism, the urban ghetto, and the hybrid formed by the concatenation of the hyperghetto and the carceral system. In this lecture, Professor Wacquant will discuss their similarities and differences and draw out the consequences of this historical model for the current scholarly and policy debates around race and citizenship.

Spring 2018

African American and African Studies Program

 

AAS 1020 – Introduction to African-American and African Studies

Professor Claudrena Harold

TuTh 12:30-1:45pm

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