Reading Sula: A Tribute to Toni Morrison is an event dedicated to engaging with Morrison’s second novel “Sula.” From 9:30 am to 4:30 pm in Minor 110, volunteers will read passages from the novel. Drop in at any point during this window to listen to or to participate in reading the novel! We will have light refreshments during the event.
Following the reading, there will be a roundtable discussion from 5:00 pm to 6:00pm in Minor 125.
Second Annual Julian Bond Transcribe-a-Thon
10:00 am - 4:00 pm*
Join us to contribute to this historic project by transcribing a wide and varied sample of Bond’s papers!
African American and African Studies Program
AAS 1010 Introduction to African American and African Studies I
Professor Kwame Otu
TuTh 12:30PM - 1:45PM
2019 marks the 15th-anniversary of the publication of Laurent Dubois’s Avengers of the New World (2004), the first narrative history of the Haitian Revolution to be published in the English language since the landmark appearance of C.L.R. James’s The Black Jacobins in 1938. Dubois' book heralded a new era of interest in the Haitian Revolution among Anglophone scholars.
LISTENING ROUNDTABLE for "SLEEPWALKING 2 [a mixtape/e/ssay | OTR]"
Lanice Avery, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Women and Gender Studies, UVA
Marcus Fitzgerald, Music Producer and Recording Artist
Jack Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Media Studies, UVA
Njelle Hamilton, Assistant Professor of African-American and African Studies, UVA
Guthrie Ramsey, Professor of Music & Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania
NOTES ON THE STATE PODCAST SERIES RELEASE PARTY
FEBRUARY 15TH 7:00 PM
THE BRIDGE PROGRESSIVE ARTS INITIATIVE (209 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902)
Help us celebrate the release of the "Notes on the State" series, a podcast that engages with Thomas Jefferson's complexities, contradictions, and legacies.