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

Lisa Russ Spaar
Christopher Tilghman
Bruce Holsinger
Jahan Ramazani
Micheline Aharonian Marcom
Brian Teare
Brian Teare
Brian Teare
Brian Teare
Kiki Petrosino
Kiki Petrosino
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
The Textual Condition
Jerome McGann
Byron and Romanticism
Jerome McGann
Petronius’ Satyrica
J. Daniel Kinney
Cellar
Lisa Russ Spaar
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
American Smooth
Rita Dove
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
Vanitas, Rough
Lisa Russ Spaar
Grace Notes
Rita Dove
Why Read?
Mark Edmundson
In a Father's Place
Christopher Tilghman
The Right-Hand Shore
Christopher Tilghman
Heart Island
Stephen Cushman
Book icon
Jerome McGann
Byron and Wordsworth
Jerome McGann
The Invention Tree
Jerome McGann
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

Events

Thursday, September 23rd

  1. MFA Reading Series
    • Where: New Dominion Bookshop 404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Sebastien Butler and Gahl Pratt Pardes

Friday, September 24th

  1. Rabih Alameddine Reading
    • Where: New Dominion Bookshop 404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • UVA Kapnick Visiting Professor Rabih Almaeddine reads from his new novel, The Wrong End of the Telescope, at New Dominion.

Wednesday, September 29th

  1. Kyle Dargan Poetry Reading
    • Where: Zoom
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Join at tinyurl.com/uvadargan

Thursday, September 30th

  1. Creative Writing at the Fralin
    • Where: Fralin Museum of Art 155 Rugby Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, United States
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Join us for two afternoons (second on Oct. 1) of creative writing and visual art. Led by Fralin student docents and UVA Creative Writing instructors, get inspired to write in response to visual art as part of The Fralin’s annual writing competition Writer’s Eye. Space is limited. To register, email: museumoutreach@virginia.edu and indicate which session you want to attend.

  2. MFA Reading Series
    • Where: New Dominion Bookshop 404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Wheeler Light and Laura McGeheee

Friday, October 1st

  1. Natalie Thompson dissertation presentation
    • Where: Bryan Hall Faculty Lounge
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 01:00pm
  2. Creative Writing at the Fralin
    • Where: Fralin Museum of Art 155 Rugby Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, United States
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Join us for two afternoons (second on Oct. 1) of creative writing and visual art. Led by Fralin student docents and UVA Creative Writing instructors, get inspired to write in response to visual art as part of The Fralin’s annual writing competition Writer’s Eye. Space is limited. To register, email: museumoutreach@virginia.edu and indicate which session you want to attend.

  3. Arts Week Reception + Reading at The Fralin
    • Where: Fralin Museum of Art 155 Rugby Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, United States
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • Celebrate Arts Week at The Fralin! See some of the current exhibitions on view: Skyscraper Gothic, Delicate Trades, Solitude. Enjoy refreshments, music, and a local food truck. Participants in “Creative Writing at The Fralin” will have an opportunity to read their original poetry or prose. Open to all, no registration required.