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1 Gathering Places: Native American sites in the Blue Ridge
  Dates: May 19, 2019, Sunday
Location: Madison County Historical Society
  The program will feature Dr. Carol Nash (Associate Professor in Department of Integrated Science and Technology at James Madison University). This presentation considers the role of these gathering places through the study of two sites occupied intermittently for over 10,00 years...(more)
2 Author Talk by Lydia Mattice Brandt America's Favorite House: George Washington's Mount Vernon
  Dates: May 23, 2019, Thursday
Location: Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia
  Lydia Mattice Brandt returns to Grounds! Lydia earned her PhD in Art and Architectural History at the University of Virginia. Author Talk by Lydia Mattice Brandt: "America's Favorite House: George Washington's Mount Vernon in the American Imagination" Thursday, May 23rd 6...(more)
3 Confederate Memorial Service
  Dates: May 26, 2019, Sunday
Location: Thornrose Cemetery Staunton
  Annual Confederate Memorial Service. The J.E.B. Stuart Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy invites the public to the 2019 Confederate Memorial Service that will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2:30 p.m., at the Confederate Monument in Thornrose Cemetery,...(more)
4 Charlottesville Memorial Day Ceremony
  Dates: May 27, 2019, Monday
Location: Sprint Pavilion
  The Veterans of the Foreign Wars Post 1827 invite you and your family to the Charlottesville Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday May 27, 2019 at 11:00 at the Sprint Pavilion on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall...The Memorial Day Celebration Ceremony will include a...(more)
5 Impact of Gun Violence
  Dates: May 30, 2019, Thursday
Location: Northside Library
  The Charlottesville chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is sponsoring a panel, “The Human Impact of Gun Violence - How to Break the Pattern,” on May 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Northside Library. Panelists will be Charlottesville...(more)
6 Social Determinants: The Key to Repairing Health Disparities
  Dates: June 1, 2019, Saturday
Location: Minor Hall
  Research shows that only 10% of our health outcomes are determined by the health care we receive. Another 10% of how healthy we are is determined by our genetic make-up. What accounts for the rest? This presentation will ask and answer...(more)
7 BE SMART - A conversation about kids, guns, and safety
  Dates: June 2, 2019, Sunday
Location: Ivy Creek United Methodist Church
  Please join us for a presentation about responsible gun ownership and storage to help prevent unintentional deaths and suicides. This presentation is designed for adults – Child Care will be available. Please contact the church office for more information. All are...(more)
8 What's New in Alzheimer's Research: Putting the Pieces Together
  Dates: June 6, 2019, Thursday
Location: JMU Festival Conference & Student Center
  Doors open at 7:30 am. Event begins at 8:30 am. Presenters include Rebecca Edlemayer, PhD, Alzheimer's Association, Meghan Mattos, PhD, RN and Ishan C. Williams, PhD UVA School of Nursing, Chris Nufer, Kim Tarantino, Rhonda Zingraff of JMU and The...(more)
9 The Architecture of Democracy in a Landscape of Slavery
  Dates: June 7, 2019, Friday
Location: Newcomb Hall Theater
  The pavilions of the University of Virginia are among the most studied designs in early American architecture. Much of this stems from the unusually articulate intentions of their designer. The pavilions, in Jefferson’s words, were to be “models of chaste and...(more)
10 Hoo$ Smart About Money: Reduce Your Taxes, Enhance Your Financial Well-Being, and $ave Thousand$
  Dates: June 7, 2019, Friday
Location: Minor Hall
  Research indicates that most of us could save an average of more than $1,000 annually by choosing a different health plan, yet many individuals continue to enroll in more expensive, traditional insurance plans. Find out how much you can save by...(more)
11 Research at UVA: The Quest to Conquer Alzheimer’s Disease
  Dates: June 7, 2019, Friday
Location: Minor Hall
  Alzheimer’s disease has been the most expensive disease in the U.S. since 2013. It cost American society approximately $260 billion in 2017, a sum that will rise to more than $1 trillion by 2050 unless methods to prevent Alzheimer’s disease or...(more)
12 Winter is Coming: Game of Thrones Comes to UVA
  Dates: June 7, 2019, Friday
Location: Newcomb Hall Theater
  Lisa Woolfork will discuss the workings of her popular Game of Thrones course, which has received a wide array of media attention. You will learn from Woolfork the answer to these probing questions: Why study Game of Thrones, this immensely popular...(more)
13 Gettysburg: The Great Turning Point of the Civil War?
  Dates: June 8, 2019, Saturday
Location: Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia
  For most Americans, Gettysburg stands as the great turning point of the Civil War. Ken Burns’s influential documentary, The Civil War, reinforced this viewpoint, devoting far more time to Gettysburg than to any other military event of the conflict. This lecture...(more)
14 Hip-Hop and the Global South: Owning My Masters
  Dates: June 8, 2019, Saturday
Location: Newcomb Hall Theater
  A. D. Carson, UVA’s professor of Hip-Hop, will discuss the implications of rap and hip-hop as conceptual frameworks for critical analysis and engagement as demonstrated through his art and research and the ways this influences his approach to teaching. RSVP REQUIRED:...(more)
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