On Monday, March 11, English PhD student Joanna Swafford will launch the pre-release of Songs of the Victorians, an archive of parlor and art song settings of Victorian poems, and also a scholarly tool to facilitate interdisciplinary music and poetry scholarship.
This year, U.S. News also conducted new peer surveys and published new rankings for Ph.D. programs in economics, English, history, political science, psychology and sociology – all parts of U.Va.’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Those programs were last ranked five years ago.
A team including Professor Stephen Railton were recently awarded one of the NEH's new Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants.
On March 13, 2013, UVa’s Commonwealth Professor of English toured the Children’s Inn and a pediatric unit of the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and gave the NIH’s annual 2013 J.
Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Poet Laureate of the United States, UVA’s Commonwealth Professor of English Rita Dove will deliver the keynote address at Emory University’s 168th commencement ceremony Monday, May 13, in Atlanta. She also will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree. A day earlier on Sunday, May 12, Dove will be in Boston to receive a Doctor of Humane Letters from Emerson College at its 133rd commencement exercises.
Commonwealth Professor Rita Dove’s paperback edition of The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry will be released on September 24, 2013.
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Thursday, October 25th
John Keene Reading
- Where: Special Collections Library Auditorium
- Start time: 05:00pm
- End time: 06:00pm
Saturday, November 3rd
Black Queer Cinema Film Series - Jason and Shirley
- Where: Venue & Time TBA
Venue and Time TBA. Part of the Virginia Film Festival. Q&A with Director to follow. A critical reimagining of the events behind Portrait of Jason. (dir. Stephen Winter, 2015)
Friday, November 9th
Dream of a Common Language Reading
- Where: The Rotunda University of Virginia, 1826 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903, United States
- Start time: 04:00pm
- End time: 05:15pm
Creative Writing Program faculty, alumuni, and and second- and third-year MFA students read poetry as part of the UVA Arts Festival.
Saturday, November 10th
Austin Smith and William Wylie Reading
- Where: New Dominion Book Shop 404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
- Start time: 07:00pm
- End time: 08:00pm