Tags: Law / Supreme Court

Tuesday: Mar 15

Wednesday: Mar 16

Thursday: Mar 17

A State of Many Nations: Immigration and the Changing Face of Virginia

Thu. March 17, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location:

UVa Culbreth Theatre

109 Culbreth Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Author Tom Gjelten (A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story), Cuban-American author Gustavo Pérez Firmat (A Cuban in Mayberry), and photographer Lloyd Wolf (Living Diversity: The Columbia Pike Documentary Project) present a combination of stories, data, and images related to Virginia’s changing demographic and the faces, cultures, and voices of non-Anglo and non-white immigrants.
NOTE: This program is FREE, although tickets are required. Please click the Buy Ticket button on the program page to reserve your tickets.

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Tags: Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Headliners, Language / Culture / Folklife, Law / Supreme Court

Friday: Mar 18

Environmental Thought: Resources, Law, and Politics

Fri. March 18, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

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

Authors Ron Bailey (The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-first Century), Jonathan Cannon (Environment in the Balance: The Green Movement and the Supreme Court), and Jedediah Purdy (After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene) discuss their recent books.

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Tags: Environment / Science, Law / Supreme Court

Saturday: Mar 19

Divided Towns, Communities, Families: Civil Rights in our Schools

Sat. March 19, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location:

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

233 4th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Authors Jim Auchmutey (The Class of ’65: A Student, A Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness) and Kristen Green (Something Must be Done about Prince Edward County) share the important stories about historic segregation in our schools, and the past and current reactions from students, families, and communities.

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Tags: African-American, History, Law / Supreme Court

An Evening with Bryan Stevenson – SOLD OUT

Sat. March 19, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location:

Paramount Theater

215 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

NOTE: This program is sold out. If tickets become available, they will go on sale at The Paramount box office 10 minutes before the program begins.

Bryan Stevenson (Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption) will speak about his experiences as a social justice lawyer and how these continue to influence his life-long work to support criminal justice system reform as well as anti-poverty and anti-discrimination efforts.

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Tags: African-American, Biography / Memoir, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Headliners, Law / Supreme Court