European Studies, which is a new M.A. program within Arts & Sciences, as well as the East Asia Center and the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies all recently appointed its new directors.
If Chuck Berry is the father of rock ’n’ roll, how did it become a predominately white genre in just a dozen years? Jack Hamilton’s new book, “Just Around Midnight,” delves into the genre’s complex racial history.
Alumnus and private equity investment firm leader Thompson Dean said his gift will allow the University “to play a leadership role in the innovations driving the evolution of a 21st-century liberal arts and sciences education.”
The Monticello summit will bring together historians, artists, activists and cultural leaders, as well as descendants of those once enslaved at Monticello, to consider how the history of slavery in the United States shapes contemporary issues of race, citizenship, freedom and equality.