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A New Home for Virginia Humanities
In early 2021, we’ll be opening a new humanities center in Dairy Central, Charlottesville’s historic Monticello Dairy building.
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We create opportunities for civic dialogue and the exchange of ideas.
We want all Virginians to connect with their history and culture.
We’re helping Virginians understand our past so we can better shape our future.
News and Events
Law professor and former U.S. Department of Justice attorney Gilda Daniels (Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America) discusses her book and her work on voting rights and battling …
The post VOTE! Gilda Daniels and the #1 Antidote for Voter Suppression appeared first on Virginia Festival of the Book.
The 15th Amendment became part of the US Constitution 150 years ago on February 3, 1870. In this special election-season Fellows talk, presented on October 27, 2020, Virginia Humanities’ Fellow …
With Good Reason and Virginia Humanities is kicking off #WhyIVoteVA. Call us at (434) 253-0396 and let us know…
This year, the Virginia Africana Associates annual conference was presented as an online keynote lecture on October 23, 2020, by Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts …
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