Gaston, who came to UVA in 1957, was a historian of the changing American South and praised by colleagues and former students for his vital role as an activist in the local civil rights movement in Charlottesville.
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Anne E. Bromley
June 04, 2019
Here’s a sample of recent books by UVA authors, from the late Sydney Blair’s last stories to Paul Cantor’s analysis of pop culture in literature and TV.
May 29, 2019
UVA’s M.F.A. program is one of five programs to offer the annual $10,000 Henfield Prize in fiction writing to one of its graduate students in creative writing, and this year the prize goes to Piers Gelly.
May 22, 2019
Saunders, who died unexpectedly May 19, “devoted his entire career to publishing the highest quality scholarly books, and was much beloved throughout the university press community,” Eric Brandt, assistant director and editor-in-chief, said.
May 20, 2019
“Poetry is a form of creating meaning from the love, grief, joy and despair of life,” Orr said. The co-founder of the Creative Writing Program is retiring from UVA’s English department faculty after 44 years.
May 14, 2019
As excited about investing as he continues to be, William Evensen has often stepped boldly out of his comfort zone, from sheep farming in France to taking drama and art to working as a teaching assistant at UVA.
May 02, 2019
Through yearlong Public Voices Fellowships, 20 UVA faculty members spent part of the past academic year exploring how to write opinion pieces for a wider public audience, using their wealth of knowledge and unique perspectives.
April 29, 2019
Through academics and volunteer work with Madison House’s Cavs in the Classroom program, and even in ballet, Sarah Alexander has learned a set of leadership skills that combine organization and attention to detail with a dancer’s confidence and grace.
April 24, 2019
The first recipients were honored Wednesday night for research and teaching that positively affects the community and the public.
April 18, 2019
The final season of “Games of Thrones,” based on George R.R. Martin’s series, “A Song of Ice and Fire,” premiered Sunday. UVA Today asked English professor Lisa Woolfork, who teaches a summer course about it, for an update.