The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

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

2000-2009

THE REV. DR. CALVIN O. BUTTS III, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, TO SPEAK AT U.VA. SEPT. 16

UVA TODAY: THE REV. DR. CALVIN O. BUTTS III, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, TO SPEAK AT U.VA. SEPT. 16

September 3, 2008 — The Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, civil rights activist and pastor of the nationally renowned Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, will visit the University of Virginia Sept. 16 and 17 to participate in the Explorations in Black Leadership series. He will speak on "Integrity and Leadership" Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. in the Newcomb Hall Art Gallery. 

ACTIVIST ANGELA DAVIS TO HEADLINE CONFERENCE ON PRISON POPULATIONS, SPEND A WEEK IN RESIDENCE

UVA TODAY: ACTIVIST ANGELA DAVIS TO HEADLINE CONFERENCE ON PRISON POPULATIONS, SPEND A WEEK IN RESIDENCE

April 13, 2009 — An estimated 32 percent of black males will enter state or federal prison during their lifetimes, compared to 17 percent of Hispanic males and 5.9 percent of white males, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

WOODSON FELLOW TO LECTURE FEB. 18

UVA TODAY: WOODSON FELLOW TO LECTURE FEB. 18

February 17, 2009 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute will host a lecture by Woodson postdoctoral fellow John Willis, titled "Which Bodies Cause Misfortune? Gendered Power and Yoruba Masquerades in Nineteenth Century Missionary Discourse," Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Kaleidoscope Room on the third floor of Newcomb Hall. A reception will follow in Minor Hall room 108.

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