There are five million children in the United States with a parent incarcerated — that’s about one in every 14 children under the age of 18.
In this episode of our Slate Academy Pop, Race, and the ’60s, Slate pop critic Jack Hamilton talks to Oliver Wang, associate professor of Sociology at California State University–Long Beach, and pop-charts expert Chris Molanphy about the trans-Atlantic relationship between the Beatles and Berry Gordy’s Motown empire.
A University of Virginia symposium organized in remembrance of the late Julian Bond – one of the most prominent social justice advocates to emerge from the American Civil Rights Movement and a UVA professor emeritus of history – will be held next week.
News & Announcements
January 23, 2019
Hearty congratulations to several members of our faculty for assorted achievements:
- Prof. Carmen Lamas's essay, "Father Félix Varela and the Emergence of an Organized Latina/o Minority... Read»
January 17, 2019
Our very own Prof. Gill Frank has had his voting rights restored to him, thanks to a decision of the Canadian Supreme Court which reversed a law that previously forbade expatriate Canadians from... Read»