1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences


R. Jahan Ramazani Receives U.Va.'s 2011 Thomas Jefferson Award for Scholarship

October 31, 2011

R. Jahan Ramazani, the Edgar R. Shannon Professor English, receives the University of Virginia's Thomas Jefferson Award for excellence in scholarship. U.Va. President Teresa Sullivan presents the award at the 2011 Fall Convocation ceremony.

President Obama & Rita Dove at the White House

May 13, 2011

President Obama speaks and is joined by renowned poets reciting their work for a celebration of poetry at the White House. The first poet to recite was Rita Dove, Commonwealth Professor of English in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences.

U.Va. Professor Stephen Railton Tackles Racial Issues in New Edition of 'Huck Finn'

March 7, 2011

Stephen Railton, an English professor in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, has just published a new edition of the 1885 novel, which he calls "one of the most frequently taught and banned."