Tags: Education / Teaching

Wednesday: Mar 22

Thursday: Mar 23

Race and Class: A Necessary Dialogue

Thu. March 23, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Lisa Goff (Shantytown, USA), Brooke Obie (Book of Addis), and Lawrence Ross (Blackballed) discuss race and class in America, offering perspectives from fiction, policy and politics, and history, and encouraging thoughtful dialogue on these topics within our community.

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Tags: African-American, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Education / Teaching, Fiction, History, JMRL/NEA Big Read, Language / Culture / Folklife, Nonfiction

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Voices of Adult Learners

Thu. March 23, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

This program features stories written by adult community members who have gained literacy, academic skills, GED completion, and/or literacy in English as a second language. Audience members will receive a copy of the Voices of Adult Learners collection.

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Tags: Biography / Memoir, Education / Teaching, Nonfiction

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Saturday: Mar 25

Drawing and Writing Libros: A Conversation about Children’s Publishing

Sat. March 25, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Omni Hotel - Monroe Room

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Picture book authors and illustrators Juana Medina (Juana and Lucas), Lulu Delacre (Olinguito, de la A a la Z!), and Angela Dominguez (Marta! Big & Small) discuss their Latino roots and the behind-the-scenes aspects of producing award-winning and critically-acclaimed works for children.

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Tags: Education / Teaching, Publishing / Books / Writing

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