Teachers in the Movement, is a civil rights oral history research project aimed at videotaping first-person accounts of educators who found themselves at the forefront of social activism taking place in schools, classrooms and communities during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
Corcoran Department of History
During the fall semester at the University of Virginia, the creative spirit was clearly evident across Grounds in a multitude of arts exhibits, talks, performances, projects and initiatives – from Kevin Spacey’s address at John Paul Jones arena to students rehearsing backstage at a drama production.
In a 1948 issue of Life magazine, a photo essay entitled “Harlem Gang Leader” introduced Gordon Parks to the world.
Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy of the University of Virginia has won the prestigious George Washington Book Prize for his examination of British generals in the American Revolution, the prize’s trio of sponsors announced Tuesday at a black-tie event held at Mount Vernon, Washington’s historic home.
University of Virginia historian Alan Taylor, one of the nation’s premier experts in Colonial America and the early U.S. republic, has received a Pulitzer Prize for his book, “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832.”