Going Back to Go Forward—Jacqueline Battalora Explores Significance of the term “White People”

Why does a former Chicago cop think it’s important to know that the term “white people” didn’t exist in America as a matter of law until 1681? What social and economic forces in colonial America invented a category of human … Continue reading

One Year After: the Library Joins in Observance of August 11–12, 2017

During August and September the University of Virginia is sponsoring a program One Year After: Examining the Events of August 11 & 12, 2017 to mark the anniversary of the violent white nationalist demonstrations that traumatized the University and Charlottesville … Continue reading

Library Hosts Workshops for Endangered Data Week, February 26–March 1

The UVA Library is hosting a number of events as part of Endangered Data Week 2018 (February 26–March 2), a collaborative effort, coordinated across campuses, nonprofits, libraries, citizen science initiatives, and cultural heritage institutions, (1) to shed light on public … Continue reading

The Library Joins Community to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From January 16–31 UVA will join with the community to celebrate the life and legacy of slain civil rights champion Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a program of events centered around the theme “Silence as Betrayal,” taken from a … Continue reading

UVA Today Features Symposium on Julian Bond at Harrison/Small Auditorium October 20–21

The UVA Today article “UVA Symposium to Explore ‘Arc and Touchstones’ of Julian Bond’s Career” features an event to be hosted on October 20–21 in the auditorium of the Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library. The symposium on the … Continue reading

Please Join Academic Accessibility for the AccessU Summit!

On May 10, the University Library will host a viewing of the AccessU Summit, sponsored by the Coordinator of Academic Accessibility. This day-long, online event is open to all, but is geared mostly toward UVA web professionals responsible for making our … Continue reading

UVA Library Sponsors Edit-a-Thon on Sexual Violence at Universities

On Wednesday, April 13, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. in Alderman 421, the University Library, in conjunction with Take Back the Night, will hold an Edit-a-Thon to get individuals involved in providing the public with accurate information on the subject of … Continue reading