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Upcoming 18th-century symposium featured on UVa Today

Professor Alison Booth awarded an ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship

The ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. It is hoped that projects of successful applicants will help advance digital humanistic scholarship by broadening understanding of its nature and exemplifying the robust infrastructure necessary for creating such works.

ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships are intended to support an academic year dedicated to work on a major scholarly project that takes a digital form. Projects may:

Charles Wright Wins $150,000 Bollingen Prize for His Poetry

Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the English department’s Creative Writing Program in the University of Virginia’s College of Arts & Sciences, has won the 2013 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. Wright taught at U.Va.

UVA’s Rita Dove Speaks at The Peace Ball in Washington January 20

Professor Tony Spearing's New Book Featured on UVA Today

Yesterday, the announcement about Professor Spearing's new book, Medieval Autographies was posted on UVA Today.

 http://news.virginia.edu/content/shelf-anthony-c-spearing

Professor Gregory Orr Featured in Special Issue of Cortland Review

The winter special issue of the Cortland Review focuses on UVA poet Gregory Orr's work, including a video interview and visit to his home. The issue features poets associated with Orr and includes work from our very own Charles Wright, Paul Guest, Debra Nystrom, and Lisa Spaar, as well as an advance review of his new book from Norton, RIVER INSIDE THE RIVER, by UVA PhD David Rigsbee.

Winter Feature: Gregory Orr
http://cortlandreview.com/features/12/winter/

UVA Today article on Paul Cantor's new book

Check out this great Q & A interview in UVA Today about Paul Cantor's new book: http://news.virginia.edu/content/paul-cantor-s-new-book-finds-literary-value-popular-culture.

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