UVa Today: John Edwin Mason

Dec. 18, 2013

On this edition of UVa Today Bob Beard talks with John Edwin Mason, an Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia.

Mason teaches African history and the history of photography. He has written extensively on early nineteenth-century South Africa history, especially the history of slavery, and on South African popular culture, especially the Cape Town New Year's Carnival and jazz.

Mason talks with us about the impact Nelson Mandela had on the world.

Click on the video window above to watch the interview.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 236460631 - newsplex.com/a?a=236460631