Recent Articles by

E. Mary Carlson

January 07, 2008
Part I Jan. 7, 2008 — Among the renowned literary journals of the early 20th century, women editors abound: Harriet Monroe at Poetry, Marianne Moore at The Dial, Margaret Anderson at The Little Review, Dora Marsden at The Egoist.
December 10, 2007
Dec. 10, 2007 — To sit down with noted author and U.Va. English professor John Casey is to hop in the car with the roof down on a sunny day and meander along a winding country road, destination unknown.
November 26, 2007
Nov. 26, 2007 — For 36 years, W. Dexter Whitehead was a physicist, professor and administrator at the University of Virginia. During his tenure, he recruited nearly 70 outstanding scholars and boosted graduate student enrollment by 50 percent. Following his retirement from U.Va.
November 06, 2007
Nov. 6, 2007 — When poet and novelist Robert Penn Warren heard of the death of his friend John Crowe Ransom, he said that Ransom's life was in the end his chief work of art.
October 22, 2007
Oct. 22, 2007 — Jean Malcolm Holliday is a proper lady who, like most women of her day, never expected to have to work. “It’s not the way I planned my life,” she said matter-of-factly in an oral history interview with Robert Baxter in 1980. “But sometimes we don’t get to do what we planned.”
October 08, 2007
Oct. 8, 2007-- Charles Perdue is a storyteller, a farmer's son, mechanic, cryptographer, folk singer and geologist who documents the lives of working people not unlike himself. His work will continue to benefit the University and the study of folklore and music for years to come.
September 24, 2007
Sept. 24, 2007 -- In a world where we all search for something, Ruhi Ramazani searches for understanding.
July 12, 2007
July 12, 2007 -- It was with us every step of the way. Celebrating the anniversary of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta; eating dinner at Davis’ Café in Montgomery, Ala.; crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma; and sitting in the pews of the16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham.
March 08, 2007
March 8, 2007 -- This summer, students in Cavaliers’ Distinguished Professor Jose D. Fuentes’ “Weather and Climate” course will study El Niño, a phenomenon whereby the warming of equatorial waters in the Pacific Ocean spawns heavy rains, blustery storms and drought in some parts of the globe.
December 14, 2006
Dec. 14,  2006 -- The invitation came out of the blue. The three Harrison fellows — all fourth-years — were deep into their summer plans, and each was looking forward to a busy semester ahead.