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Little Dreamers with Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison (Little Dreamers) reads from and discusses her work as well as how she became an author-illustrator. A Q&A featuring students’ pre-submitted questions will also be included.

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March 23, 2021 | 12PM – 12:30PM | VIRTUAL
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I See Myself: Diversity in Children’s Literature

Angela Dominguez (Stella Díaz Dreams Big), Vashti Harrison (Little Dreamers), and Dub Leffler (Once There Was a Boy) discuss the importance of diversity in children’s literature and how their past and current projects embrace inclusive storytelling, from stories that highlight Mexican-American childhood and include Spanish vocabulary, to books that celebrate Black leaders and engage with Indigenous Australian identity and history.

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March 25, 2021 | 4PM – 5PM | VIRTUAL
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Monument Lab & Creative Speculations Where You Live

Paul Farber (Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia) discusses his work as a co-founder of The Monument Lab, which works with community members to reimagine public spaces through stories of …

October 15, 2020 | 12PM | Zoom webinar
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Real Folk: Passing on Trades and Traditions of the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program – Exhibition

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum reopened to the public June 11. Since 2002, the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program at Virginia Humanities has brought together more than 130 experienced master …

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March 6 – August 2, 2020 | The Birthplace of Country Music Museum
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Canceled: More Lasting Than Bronze

Word and Art as Grassroots Monuments Attend this round table talk to hear Paul Farber (Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia), conceptual visual artist Veronica Jackson, and Robert Schultz (War …

March 22, 2020 | 11AM – 12:30PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville
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AfroVirginia

This exhibition profiles several leaders behind Virginia’s African American historic preservation movement using photos, audio recordings, and Google Maps. It features the work of Virginia Humanities staff members Miranda Bennett …

February 17 – March 1, 2020 | Norfolk State University Library
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