Maurie McInnis, a professor of art history at the University of Virginia, joined the program to discuss her new book, Slaves Waiting for Sale, which has inspired a new exhibit at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, titled "To Be Sold".
To understand how Richmond became the largest slave trading center outside New Orleans before the Civil War, you have to turn your focus from Africa to the Deep South.
Before the Cavalier football team kicked off its season against the University of California, Los Angeles on Saturday, the University of Virginia’s Lifetime Learning Program kicked off the annual “More Than the Score” lecture series with U.Va. Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Maurie McInnis. The annual game-day series engages alumni and parents with lectures and discussion based on faculty and alumni research.
Summer school at the University of Virginia is not just for college-aged students. New this year, high school students looking for a firsthand feel of university life spent four weeks on Grounds, taking college-level classes and getting a taste of the independence that comes with life at a university.