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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Micheline Aharonian Marcom
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Jerome McGann
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Stephen Cushman
Christopher Tilghman
Andrew Stauffer
Gregory Orr
Jerome McGann
Jerome McGann
J. Daniel Kinney
Lisa Russ Spaar
Gregory Orr
Elizabeth Denton
Rita Dove
Jon D'Errico
Stephen Cushman
Stephen Cushman
Stephen Cushman
Anna Brickhouse
Rita Dove
A.C. Spearing
Cynthia Wall
Christopher Tilghman
James (Jeb) Livingood
Rita Dove
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Lisa Russ Spaar
Christopher Tilghman
Andrew Stauffer
Lisa Russ Spaar
Lisa Russ Spaar
Rita Felski
Rita Dove
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Rita Dove
Rita Dove
Lisa Russ Spaar
Jahan Ramazani
Michael Levenson
Gregory Orr
Lisa Russ Spaar
Rita Dove
Robert Langbaum
Mark Edmundson
Arthur Kirsch
Christopher Tilghman
Patricia Meyer Spacks
Christopher Tilghman
Stephen Cushman
Jerome McGann
Jerome McGann
Jerome McGann
Gregory Orr
Debra Nystrom
Debra Nystrom
Bruce Holsinger
Bruce Holsinger
Stephen Cushman
Lisa Russ Spaar
Debjani Ganguly
Rita Felski
Jane Alison
Debra Nystrom
Jeffery Allen
Jeffery Allen
Jeffery Allen
Jeffery Allen
Jeffery Allen

Events

Today

  1. Molly Minturn (APPW), Steve Cushman, and Kristen Staby Rembold poetry reading
    • Where: New Dominion Book Shop 404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 03:15pm
  2. Michael Knight in "Behind Closed Doors"
    • Where: Central JMRL Library 201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End time: 05:30pm
    • Talley English (Horse), Michael Knight (At Briarwood School for Girls), and Kristyn Kusek Lewis (Half of What You Hear) discuss their writing and intricately imagined characters, and the setting of the American South as an influence on their work.

Tomorrow

  1. Jane Alison Panel "Coloring Outside the Lines"
    • Where: Special Collections Auditorium
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Jane Alison (Meander, Spiral, Explode: Design and Pattern in Narrative) and Lois Farfel Stark (The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times) explore the joys of breaking the bounds of their chosen media, the narrative and the image, to challenge our conventional understandings of history, art and form.

  2. Kyle Dargan in "Unseen Yet Unstoppable"
    • Where: New Dominion Book Shop 404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End time: 05:30pm
    • Joelle Biele (Tramp), Kyle Dargan (Anagnorisis), and DaMaris Hill (A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing) read from their latest collections of poetry.

  3. MFA Reading Series
    • Where: New Dominion Book Shop 404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
    • Start time: 08:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • Caleb Nolen Piers Gelly

Friday, March 22nd

  1. GradCon 2019
    • Start time: 08:00am
    • End time: 05:00pm
  2. CWP Alumni Reading
    • Where: UVA Bookstore
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Alumni from UVA’s Creative Writing Program, Libby Burton (Soft Volcano), Laura Eve Engel (Things That Go), James McLaughlin (Bearskin), and Valencia Robin (Ridiculous Light) read from their newest works.

  3. Chris Tilghman Reading
    • Where: Central JMRL Library - McIntire Room 201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 01:30pm
    • Marina Perezagua (The Story of H), Christopher Tilghman (Thomas and Beal in the Midi), and Spencer Wise (The Emperor of Shoes) discuss how and why their novels transport readers to far-flung lands, through complex, multi-layered fiction featuring captivating characters.

  4. Jeff Allen Moderates "Poetry of the Ephemeral"
    • Where: Vault Virginia 300 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903, United States
    • Start time: 08:00pm
    • End time: 09:30pm
    • Acclaimed poets Sherwin Bitsui (Dissolve) and Diana Khoi Nguyen (Ghost Of) read from and discuss their new collections of poetry.

Saturday, March 23rd

  1. Jeb Livingood on Panel "Pursuing the Writing Life"
    • Where: Omni Charlottesville Hotel - Ballroom A 212 Ridge McIntire Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, United States
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Speakers Gary Dop, Trudy Hale, Cathryn Hankla, Joy Heyrman, and Jeb Livingood offer an overview of Virginia’s university-based creative writing programs, writer residencies, and writing retreats.

  2. Lindsay Bernal Reading
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Poets Francesca Bell (Bright Stain), Lindsay Bernal (What It Doesn’t Have to Do With), and Remica Bingham-Risher (Starlight & Error) read from new collections.