Novelist Salman Rushdie spoke about the importance of free speech during the UVA-sponsored “Human/Ties” festival commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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September 18, 2016
September 07, 2016
A UVA-sponsored festival to celebrate the 50th birthday of the National Endowment of the Humanities is bringing internationally acclaimed writers, artists and scholars to Charlottesville next week.
May 25, 2016
Rita Felski is one of seven international scholars and researchers awarded Niels Bohr Professorships through a program designed to attract world-class researchers to Denmark.
May 06, 2016
As the next Kapnick Distinguished Writers-in-Residence, Lydia Davis and Junot Díaz will teach and engage with students and the literary community on Grounds during the 2016-17 academic year.
May 05, 2016
College faculty members voted with an 83 percent majority to test the first comprehensive revamp of the school’s curriculum in more than four decades. The pilot program will begin with a subset of students entering UVA in the fall of 2017.
April 20, 2016
A team of astronomers, led by a University of Virginia graduate student, used a UVA designed and built instrument to make a shocking discovery regarding brown dwarfs.
April 11, 2016
Students in a pair of interdisciplinary English seminars studied the social context and legacies of urban landscapes. On a recent visit to Baltimore, they observed firsthand how policy decisions and lines on a map shape racial identification within a city.
April 04, 2016
In addition to leading a master class for graduate and undergraduate students, Phillips will deliver a public reading on April 14 and a lecture on April 21 as UVA’s second Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence.
February 09, 2016
Pulitzer-prize winning author Marilynne Robinson, who has written extensively on faith and religion in public life, will give a series of public lectures at UVA.
January 08, 2016
The grant will allow the University of Virginia to hire two curators for their extensive collections of artworks from the Americas and Australia. The grant also will support new arts programs for UVA faculty and students.