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Tuesday, April 9 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Race and Place Walking Tour: The Streets of Charlottesville WAITLIST

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"Part of the Community Workplace Workshop Series

The history of racism is inscribed in the very streets of Charlottesville. This walking tour with Professor Louis Nelson traces the history of that racism from the construction of the University of Virginia in the early nineteenth century through the oppressive regime of the early twentieth century shaped most profoundly by Eugenics, through to the various practices of racial mockery that shapes our social practices to the present.

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Louis Nelson

Vice Provost for Academic Outreach, University of Virginia
Louis P. Nelson is Professor of Architectural History and the Vice Provost for Academic Outreach in the Office of the Provost. He is a specialist in the built environments of the early modern Atlantic world, with published work on the American South, the Caribbean, and West Afric... Read More →

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Tuesday April 9, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
The Rotunda, UVA 1826 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA