JULY 26, 2018 - JANUARY 4, 2019
OCTOBER 17 - 18, 2018 - The two-day UVA Bicentennial Symposium will engage scholars and the University and Charlottesville community to more greatly understand the past in order to more fully envision the future of our food system.
OCTOBER 1 - 22, 2018 - Rare copies of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery, as well as a unique note by the famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass are on display at the University of Virginia, on loan from a private collection.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 - Lincoln-signed copies of both the Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment and a document handwritten by Frederick Douglass will be exhibited in the Rotunda. Reflecting on these historic documents, a discussion will explore emancipation in history and memory.
APRIL 24, 2018 - After being excluded from the exhibition, a 1956 burned cross donated to the Library by Sarah Patton Boyle will be returned to the gallery.
APRIL 22, 2018 - The Cinema Under the Stars outdoor movie event will showcase a brief video highlighting the history of water and stormwater at UVA, starting from its birth 200 years ago and reaching up to present day, and will be followed by a free full-length screening of Disney's "Moana." The video examines how water has played a fundamental role in the operation of the University, and the ways in which water has been used over time has changed. The event will be held on Sunday, April 22 at 8PM on O-Hill field (rain location Ern Commons), and a food truck will be present for dinner and snacks.
APRIL 13, 2018 - Presented with UVA Student Council, this series of rotating 30-minutes discussions on fifteen topics adapted from Richard Just’s article “How to Fix American Democracy – 38 Ideas for Repairing our Badly Broken Civic Life.” UVA faculty will engage participants in key issues such as Civil Rights Education, Reinvigorating Local Leadership, and Redefining Patriotism.
MARCH 27, 2018 - Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series features Angela Davis, through her activism and scholarship over the last decades, has been deeply involved in our nation’s quest for social justice. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.