Julian Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, has been named as a speaker for the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book, which will take place this March in Charlottesville, Va. Hayter's book, The Dream is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia, examines civil rights legislation over more than three decades of racial politics in Richmond, Va. Hayter is part of the panel on Loving, Learning, Voting: Virginia Civil Rights, at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 23 in the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. 

Other panelists include Sheryll Cashin, author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in American and the Threat to White Supremacy, and Margaret Edds, author of We Face the Dawn: Oliver Hill, Spottswood Robinson, and the Legal Team that Dismantled Jim Crow.

More information is available on the Virginia Festival of the Book website.

Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies
Modern African American History
American Civil Rights Movement
African American Politics in Richmond, Virginia
American Political Development after 1945