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A Living Legend: U.Va. Honors Julian Bond

 
Take a glimpse into the life of a living legend. You are invited to attend an evening honoring Julian Bond, Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia. Enjoy a reception, musical performances by U.Va.’s Black Voices and the Charlottesville High School Knightengales Choir, and a screening of the film Julian Bond: Reflections from the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement, followed by a conversation with Julian Bond. The evening will culminate with remarks and recognition by President Teresa Sullivan and other distinguished guests.

Julian Bond’s Biography:
Horace Julian Bond, Chairman Emeritus of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Professor Emeritus, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia

Julian Bond is one of the foremost leaders of the American Civil Rights Movement. Chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1988 until 2009, Bond first entered the national picture as one of the founders of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the early 1960s. During this time he also led a series of anti-segregation protests against public facilities in Georgia.

Bond was the first President of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a public interest law and advocacy firm based in Montgomery, Alabama. He remains its President Emeritus and a member of its board of directors today. Learn more.

Engaging the Mind
The University of Virginia’s Engaging the Mind Public Lecture Series provides learning opportunities for alumni, parents and community members throughout Virginia. The Lifetime Learning Program in the Office of Engagement presents notable faculty members in thought-provoking talks, seminars, workshops and forums in an effort to share the University’s vast knowledge with communities where our alumni, parents and friends live, work and interact.

Sponsors:

Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity (U.Va.)

Office of Engagement (U.Va.)

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (U.Va.)

The Paramount Theater

Office of the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (U.Va.)

Office of the Vice President for Research (U.Va.)

The Paramount Theater is proud to join forces with community leaders to bring high quality performing arts to our community.

Thank you to our Producer's Club Sponsors!

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