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

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January 31, 2017

All inhabitants of the globe are now neighbors.      

                                                  --Martin Luther King, Jr. “The... More

October 31, 2016

Lecture by award-winning historian Talitha L. LeFlouria (University of Virginia) on the plight of post-Civil War black women prisoners and their... More

April 14, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Talitha Leflouria has received awards for Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South   ... More

October 20, 2015

Our own post-doctoral fellow, Talitha LeFlouria was awarded the Leticia Brown Woods book prize last month at the 100th anniversary of the... More

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

April 23, 2008 — Deborah E.... More

UVA TODAY: PANEL WILL DISCUSS 'POLITICS OF THE DEBT CEILING CRISIS' ON SEPT. 22

September 13, 2011 — If there is a cap on eligibility for... More

UVA TODAY: ‘FEARLESS’ POET CLAUDIA RANKINE TO READ, DISCUSS EVENTS IN FERGUSON

Claudia Rankine, one of the most innovative poets writing... More

UVA TODAY: 30TH ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM WILL EXPLORE 'AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES: AT WORK IN THE WORLD'

March 30, 2011 — The ... More

UVA TODAY: WOODSON FELLOWSHIP PIPELINE PRODUCES STRONG ADDITIONS TO UVA FACULTY

One is an award-winning historian who researches the labor... More

VISITING SPEAKER TO DISCUSS BLACK POLITICAL THOUGHT TOMORROW

Michael Hanchard, a leading scholar in the comparative study of race and... More

UVA TODAY: U.VA.'S WOODSON INSTITUTE TO HOLD SYMPOSIUM ON THE NAACP'S 100TH ANNIVERSARY

October 19, 2009 — The nation's oldest, largest and... More

UVA TODAY: SYMPOSIUM TRACES HISTORY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY

April 11, 2011 — It took the efforts of several... More

UVA TODAY: TWO TEAMS GARNER FIRST U.VA. ARTS IN ACTION PROJECT GRANTS

December 6, 2011 — The ... More

UVA TODAY: WOMEN'S THEATER COLLECTIVE, THE SAARTJIE PROJECT, TO PERFORM AT U.VA.

October 21, 2011 — The Washington, D.C.-based women's... More

UVA TODAY: EXPERT ON MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AS PREACHER TO SPEAK THURSDAY

One of the world’s leading authorities on the Rev. Dr. Martin... More

UVA TODAY: ‘THE HAUNTED AND THE HUNTED’: A FLASH SEMINAR ON STOP-AND-FRISK

The ... More

WOODSON INSTITUTE SERIES FULFILLS STUDENTS’ ‘THIRST’ FOR CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY

In “1964,” a seminar offered this spring, University of... More

UVA TODAY: VALERIE COOPER'S NEW BOOK LOOKS AT PIONEER ABOLITIONIST'S USE OF THE BIBLE

March 1, 2012 — Maria Stewart, a free black woman... More

UVA TODAY: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE CELEBRATES CENTENNIAL OF AUTHOR RICHARD WRIGHT'S BIRTH

April 3, 2008 — "... More

NATIONAL PROGRAM BRINGS DIVERSE FACULTY FELLOWS TO ARTS & SCIENCES

October 10, 2011 — A specialist on African women writers and an... More

UVA TODAY: OUT OF THE SHADOWS: EVENT TO COMMEMORATE KITTY FOSTER AND CANADA COMMUNITY

March 31, 2011 — A community of African-Americans who... More

UVA TODAY: CARIBBEAN WRITER MARYSE CONDE TO VISIT UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

March 2, 2011 — Caribbean writer Maryse Condé will give a public... More

UVA TODAY: VISITING WOODSON PROFESSORS BRING DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES

May 4, 2010 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American &... More

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... More

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