The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

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

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. 

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia will celebrate and explore the life and work of this influential author during a two-day celebration to mark the 100th anniversary of Richard Wright's birth on Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11. All events, free and open to the public, will be held in the Harrison Institute-Small Special Collections Library Auditorium.

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