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CLA is excited to announce the Longview Foundation for World Affairs and International Understanding has awarded us a grant, which will amply fund our next three Spanish programs. Longview Foundation supports teacher preparation and other innovative programs focused on international education in the U.S.
The 3rd Annual Program "A Practical Workshop in Teaching Anti-Racist History:Resources, Risks, and Rewards" will take place at Zehmer Hall, UVA on March 28th, 2020.
CLA offered “Religious Pluralism Then and Now” with the leadership of our Classics Project Director, Arthur F. and Marian W. Stocker Professor of Classics John F. Miller. Twenty-two enthusiastic teachers attended from various school divisions in and outside of Virginia, to be a part of this important dialogue – What can we learn from religious persecutions, martyrdom and syncretism in history?
Watch CLA Project Director Jennifer Williamson, Assistant Principal at Western Albemarle High School, discuss teaching the history of American migrations at our November 11, 2017 session at the Miller Center for Public Affairs.
The Center for the Liberal Arts remembers with gratitude and admiration the extraordinary life and work of Julian Bond. Bond did us the great honor of recording “Making Civil Rights Matter” for one of our workshops on teaching about the American movement for civil rights, remarks as important now as ever.