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Josef Beery Introduces the Franklin Press at UVA Special Collections

A Book Arts’ Online Presentation For three-and-a-half centuries everything printed in the West was produced on a simple press of a common design. The University of Virginia has a full-size …

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Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot with Evette Dionne & Martha S. Jones

Evette Dionne, editor-in-chief of Bitch Media and author of Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box, discusses her Coretta Scott King Author Honor book with Martha …

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April 29, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Challenging Slavery in the Courtroom: A Question of Freedom

In partnership with the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book at Virginia Humanities presents William G. Thomas III as he shares his …

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May 3, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Worlds Within Words: Poetry

Hear poets Nin Andrews (The Last Orgasm), Sandra Beasley (Made to Explode), Vijay Seshadri (That Was Now, This Is Then), and Katherine E. Young (Woman Drinking Absinthe) read from their …

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April 22, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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Voice-Overs

A call went out from the Virginia Center for the Book in April of 2020, during the early horrors of COVID-19 and before a new tide of protest against racial …

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