The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

U.VA.’S CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE CELEBRATING ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

UVA TODAY: U.VA'S CARTER G. WOODSON INSTITUTE CELEBRATING ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

April 19, 2007-- When the University of Virginia established the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies in 1981, it was the first such research center at a southern university. Now approaching its 25th anniversary, the institute will be recognized at a symposium to be held on April 20 and 21, “Celebrating the Legacy, Scholarship and Future of the Woodson Institute.” Featuring a series of panel discussions and a keynote address by economist and professor William A. Darity, the symposium is free and open to the public. Events will be held in Newcomb, Maury and Minor halls.

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