Sun. Nov. 5 2:00pm
Where: Louisa Arts Center
212 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, VA 23093
The Louisa County Historical Society is pleased to welcome Dr. Karenne Wood, who will give the lecture at our 2017 Annual Meeting. In March of this year, Karenne Wood, Director of Virginia Indian Programs at Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, delivered the keynote lecture at a conference in London marking the 400th anniversary of the […]
Monumental Meanings: Indigenous Perspectives on Monuments and Memorials in Charlottesville and Beyond
Tue. Nov. 14 5:30pm
Where: UVA Brooks Hall Commons
1560 University Ave Charlottesville, VA 22903
In this symposium, scholars and artists from various fields and interests will discuss their perspectives on monuments and memorials that include, reference, feature or honor Indigenous people.
Wed. Nov. 15 5:30pm
Where: Virginia Arts of the Book Center (Beneath the Art Box)
2125 Ivy Road Charlottesville, VA
Join us for the annual fundraiser to support VFH’s Virginia Arts of the Book Center. This year, we invite you to leave your temperance at home and spend the evening with us in a Prohibition-era speakeasy!
Karenne Wood speaks at the LVA Virginia Women in History honor ceremony. Photo Credit to Pierre Courtois from Library of Virginia
Wed. Nov. 15 7:00pm
Where: Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
5005 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22304
Karenne Wood, director of the Virginia Indian Program at Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation, and an anthropologist, will examine the deep history of American Indian presence in what we now call Virginia and considers how our understanding of that history has changed with archaeological discoveries.