5 Works

The Evolving Language of Slavery and Race in American History (and Historiography)

Justene Hill Edwards
This 45 minute lecture discusses historical and current terminology used by historians in discussion of the institution of slavery and practices of segregation and the people of color against whom these institutions and practices were directed.

Tracing Meadow Creek

Jacob Johnson, Jane Lee & Theodore Teichman
This video is an experiential exploration of the easternmost portion of Meadow Creek bordering the Locust Grove neighborhood of Charlottesville, Virginia. Narrated from the perspective of the creek itself, anomalies along its path are taken as points of departure for revealing the layers of infrastructural and human-urban intervention that have transformed the creek over time. It invites viewers to take a more expansive view of the creek’s identity as more than its literal waters.

The Locklyn Mill of Locust Grove

Caitlin Caum
Gristmills like Locklyn Mill transformed the physical and cultural landscape of Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and the globe. At the height of wheat production in Virginia, mills played a large part in sustaining social structures, economic power based on ownership of the land, and community development and eventually, decline. The capitalist-based culture highly relied on the exploitation of land, natural resources, and people into order to thrust a select few into prominence. This presentation explores...

Language, Gender, and Sexuality Queered

Andre Cavalcante
This 45 minute lecture discusses historical and current terminology used by scholars and members of the LGBTQIA+ in discussion of gender and sexuality

Keywords in Native American and Indigenous Studies: Language, Naming, Sovereignty, and Power in Libraries and Information Science

Allison Bigelow
This 30 minute lecture discusses pertinent issues in naming of Native American tribes and facilitating discovery of materials in ways that account for historic terminology familiar to users and terminology preferred by the content owners.

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