Professor Stephen Cushman receives 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award

English Professor Stephen Cushman has received the state's highest honor for professors, the Outstanding Faculty Award, given by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and Dominion Resources. The award recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service. Cushman joins UVA biology professor Sarah Kucenas among 13 faculty members selected this year from a pool of 88 nominees from institutions statewide. Cushman received his award on February 19 in Richmond.

UVA chosen to host Shakespeare's First Folio

A committee of English professors were instrumental in attracting William Shakespeare's "First Folio" to the University of Virginia. Eighteen of Shakespeare's plays are known today only because they were included in the “First Folio,” among them “Macbeth,” “Twelfth Night,” “Julius Caesar,” “As You Like It” and “The Tempest." One of the most famous books in the world, the collection of plays will be on view at U.Va. – the only location in the commonwealth – as part of a 2016 national traveling exhibition, “First Folio!

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Publications

Writing Communities
Stephen Parks
The Brick House
Micheline Aharonian Marcom
A Brief History of Yes
Micheline Aharonian Marcom
The Mirror in the Well
Micheline Aharonian Marcom
Draining the Sea
Micheline Aharonian Marcom
The Daydreaming Boy
Micheline Aharonian Marcom
Three Apples Fell From Heaven
Micheline Aharonian Marcom
Victorian Connections
Jerome McGann
Air Heart Sermons
Jerome McGann
Don Juan in Context
Jerome McGann
Publication icon
Jerome McGann
Hothead: A Poem
Stephen Cushman
Roads of the Heart
Christopher Tilghman
Stauffer
Andrew Stauffer
City of Salt
Gregory Orr
The Textual Condition
Jerome McGann
Byron and Romanticism
Jerome McGann
Petronius’ Satyrica
J. Daniel Kinney
Cellar
Lisa Russ Spaar
Salt Wings
Gregory Orr
Kneeling on Rice
Elizabeth Denton
Selected Poems
Rita Dove
The Craft of Argument
Jon D'Errico
Blue Pajamas
Stephen Cushman
Cussing Lesson
Stephen Cushman
Riffraff
Stephen Cushman
The Victorians and Old Age
Anna Brickhouse
American Smooth
Rita Dove
Medieval Dream-Poetry
A.C. Spearing
The Rape of the Lock
Cynthia Wall
Mason's Retreat
Christopher Tilghman
Best New Poets 2010
James (Jeb) Livingood
The Poet's World
Rita Dove
Museum
Rita Dove
Book icon
Lisa Russ Spaar
The Way People Run
Christopher Tilghman
Robert Browning's Poetry
Andrew Stauffer
Blue Venus
Lisa Russ Spaar
Glass Town
Lisa Russ Spaar
Rethinking Tragedy
Rita Felski
Sonata Mulattica
Rita Dove
Fifth Sunday
Rita Dove
Thomas and Beulah
Rita Dove
Mother Love
Rita Dove
Satin Cash
Lisa Russ Spaar
A Transnational Poetics
Jahan Ramazani
Modernism
Michael Levenson
The Red House
Gregory Orr
Vanitas, Rough
Lisa Russ Spaar
Grace Notes
Rita Dove
Thomas Hardy in Our Time
Robert Langbaum
Why Read?
Mark Edmundson
Auden and Christianity
Arthur Kirsch
In a Father's Place
Christopher Tilghman
On Rereading
Patricia Meyer Spacks
The Right-Hand Shore
Christopher Tilghman
Heart Island
Stephen Cushman
Book icon
Jerome McGann
Byron and Wordsworth
Jerome McGann
The Invention Tree
Jerome McGann
The City of Poetry
Gregory Orr
Torn Sky
Debra Nystrom
Bad River Road
Debra Nystrom
A Burnable Book
Bruce Holsinger
The Invention of Fire
Bruce Holsinger
The Red List
Stephen Cushman
Orexia: Poems
Lisa Russ Spaar
This Thing Called the World
Debjani Ganguly
Uses of Literature
Rita Felski
Nine Island
Jane Alison
A Quarter Turn
Debra Nystrom
Song of the Shank
Jeffery Allen
Holding Pattern
Jeffery Allen
Stellar Places
Jeffery Allen
Rails Under My Back
Jeffery Allen
Harbors and Spirits
Jeffery Allen

Events

Monday, August 26th

  1. MFA Orientation Meeting
    • Where: English Faculty Lounge
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 03:30pm

Friday, September 13th

  1. Adrienne Ghaly lecture
    • Where: Bryan Hall Faculty Lounge
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End time: 02:00pm

Thursday, September 19th

  1. Alvaro Enrigue Fiction Reading
    • Where: UVA Bookstore, 400 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End time: 06:00pm

Thursday, September 26th

  1. "Burning the Library of Life": Species Extinction and the Humanities. A Symposium. Keynote: Ursula Heise (UCLA).
    • Where: Harrison Small Auditorium
    • Start time: 08:00am
    • End time: 07:00pm
  2. John Pineda Poetry Reading
    • Where: UVA Bookstore, 400 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End time: 06:00pm

Friday, September 27th

  1. Talk by Michael Bérubé (Penn State) (Time & Location TBD)
    • Where: TBD
  2. Madeline Zehnder - Dissertation Presentation
    • Where: Bryan Hall Faculty Lounge
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 01:00pm