Identifying approaches to communicate this shared history – portraying the horrors of slavery, as well as the feelings, thoughts, resistance, creativity and resilience of enslaved peoples – will be a focus of an international conference in the Rotunda.
Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
March 14, 2018
Throughout 2018, a series of discussions are being held in each of the Virginia communities that King visited in his work on civil rights, asking one of his final questions: “Where do we go from here?”
March 01, 2018
The second annual Liberation and Freedom Day will be celebrated with events beginning at 9 a.m. at UVA, and continuing at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center after a procession down Main Street.
February 20, 2018
Also in this roundup: a McIntire School of Commerce program earns a national ranking, a School of Architecture project gains international exposure, a UVA English professor succeeds a colleague at the helm at an influential journal, and much more.
February 19, 2018
Avery Rocke has learned about leadership from both the stadium sidelines and from a network of community volunteers.
February 07, 2018
During February’s Black History Month, UVA’s Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies is offering workshops focused on the arts in response to the events of last summer, culminating with a March 2 celebration.
February 02, 2018
Since it opened in 1938, stately Alderman Library has stood at the heart of the University’s academic enterprise. But at 80 years old, it also stands in desperate need of renovation – about five years’ worth that won’t actually start until late 2019 or early 2020.
January 31, 2018
The Virginia Festival of the Book will present some 250 events March 21 through 25. All programs are open to the public and most of them are free, with the exception of a few ticketed events.
January 31, 2018
UVA alumnus Ian McGuire talks about the unexpected turns that led him to write his acclaimed novel, “The North Water,” about an ill-fated whaling trip. Now it’s going to be made into a BBC mini-series.
January 24, 2018
When he was young, Wei Lin’s immigrant parents depended on volunteers to help complete their tax forms. Now a UVA student, he leads a Madison House program that helps thousands file their returns.