“When someone dies, when we fall in love, when people get married – at moments of heightened feeling, we often turn to the compressed, memorable and vivid language of poetry,” says English professor Jahan Ramazani.
Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
March 15, 2017
March 14, 2017
UVA has taken on the subject of black girlhood in several ways – on the academic front, through an emerging interdisciplinary field of scholarship, and in positive community engagement to help girls of color thrive.
March 05, 2017
People from all walks of life joined in the celebration marking the ‘moment freedom was on the horizon’ for enslaved individuals.
February 27, 2017
As the design team for UVA’s Memorial for Enslaved Laborers continues its work, existing sites and historical markers illuminate some of the rich African-American history on Grounds, from slavery to student leadership.
February 21, 2017
New mitochondrial and nuclear DNA testing of prehistoric skeletal remains provides “the best evidence of a social hierarchy in the ancient Southwest,” according to UVA archaeologist Stephen Plog.
February 20, 2017
The data comparing dozens of indigenous languages supports multiple, overlapping phases of migration during and following the last ice age, with early peoples speaking a variety of languages, including some now extinct.
February 13, 2017
The project will recruit undergraduate students and train them to assist instructors during regular class time, using skills to guide inquiry-based activities during the learning process, asking questions rather than answering them.
February 06, 2017
President Teresa A. Sullivan celebrates faculty authors with an annual reception at Carr’s Hill. Last year, their output included more than 180 titles.
January 27, 2017
Anita Hill, the keynote speaker for UVA’s Community MLK Celebration, described resources for protecting and promoting civil rights on three fronts: social, legal and political.
January 19, 2017
Gretchen Steidle’s Global Grassroots organization integrates mindfulness-based leadership, wellness practices and social entrepreneurship tools to foster conscious social change in Africa and on Grounds.