Krishan Kumar shows how each empire, like ancient Rome, saw itself as the carrier of civilization to the rest of the world, but had to accommodate other cultures and enlist those people to participate in their mission.
Recent Articles by
Anne E. Bromley
August 29, 2017
August 23, 2017
The University’s student volunteering center is working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge to launch a campaign to send supportive messages of hope and solidarity to area youth.
August 21, 2017
As the first days of the fall semester’s classes begin, UVA faculty members share ideas of how they’re addressing violent events on Grounds and in the city of Charlottesville.
August 11, 2017
Elizabeth Parker and Zaakir Tameez were instrumental in creating the task force, which seeks to increase participation among college students across the commonwealth in civic activities, especially in voting, and becoming more involved in their local communities.
August 10, 2017
Emma Rathbone once wrote for the UVA alumni magazine and waited tables to make ends meet. Now she’s published two novels and is writing for the comedy TV series, “The Last Man on Earth.”
August 09, 2017
Ranking among the pioneers who worked to diversify UVA’s faculty, a colleague remembers Sedgwick as “among those colleagues who for me have always defined the best of the University of Virginia.”
August 08, 2017
Two summer courses explored masculinity – one from a philosophical perspective, the other taking a more psychosocial approach – challenging ideas about what it means to be a man.
July 27, 2017
Jennifer Bair recently went to Bangladesh to check on progress in upgrading safety measures, four years after the collapse of a garment factory killed 1,134 workers and injured more than 2,000 others.
July 17, 2017
The VA-NC Alliance has been so successful, the National Science Foundation has awarded it a $5 million grant for its next five-year phase, which will include expansion of member organizations and opportunities for underrepresented students.
July 12, 2017
From the nonfiction book, “Our Declaration,” by Danielle Allen to a short novel from India, “Ghachar Ghochar,” two UVA book-lovers give recommendations for summer reading.