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.
American and African Studies Diploma Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 20 at 12:45 p.m. following Final Exercises on the Lawn.
You must come straight from the lawn ceremony in order to have time to line up in the foyer of Minor Hall and prepare to enter the auditorium. Regardless of weather, our diploma ceremony will take place in the Minor Hall auditorium (Minor 125)
There will be a reception following the ceremony.
Lyndsey Beautin (Carter G. Woodson pre-doctoral fellow) is the author of an essay on how sensational, sexualized imagery is often held up as the greatest sin of anti-trafficking awareness campaigns, but that bad data masquerading as authoritative fact is far more insidious. The essay was published on the Open Democracy media platform:
Tony C. Perry (Carter G. Woodson Institute pre-doctoral fellow) published an article in Slavery & Abolition – A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies this month on how slaves and slaveholders mobilized cold weather against each other in contests over power: