Sun. Oct. 16 7:00pm
Where: The Paramount Theater
215 East Main Street Charlottesville, VA
As part of this year's Preservation Virginia Conference, VFH proudly supports a public screening of Aviva Kempner's documentary Rosenwald: The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities.
Karenne Wood speaks at the LVA Virginia Women in History honor ceremony. Photo Credit to Pierre Courtois from Library of Virginia
Mon. Oct. 17 5:30pm
Where: Brooks Hall Commons
Brooks Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Karenne Wood, poet and director of VFH's Virginia Indian Program, and Damien Shen, an Australian Aboriginal artist, will discuss their experiences with the repatriation of indigenous remains and objects to their places of origin.
John T. Lewis and Samuel Clemens - Image courtesy Library of Congress
Mon. Oct. 24 - Wed. Oct. 26
Where: Charlottesville Downtown Mall
This year's edUi conference offers professional development in the areas of user interface and experience design for nonprofit and educational organizations with a lineup of world-class speakers.
Sat. Oct. 29 10:30am - 12:30pm
Where: Blacksburg Farmer's Market
100 Draper Road Blacksburg, VA 24060
As part of the festivities for American Indian and Indigenous heritage Month, tribal members and leaders of the Monacan Nation will present their culture in the form of traditional song and dance at the Blacksburg Farmer's Market.
Tue. Nov. 1 12:00pm
Where: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Conference Center
145 Ednam Drive Charlottesville, VA
VFH Fellow Don Debats shares findings about the patterns of early voting ballots in the years following the American Civil War as well as his current explorations into data preserved from 1860-1900 in the poll tax books and census records of two Kentucky counties.