Annie Galvin is pursuing her two passions: working on her Ph.D. dissertation, which focuses on contemporary global literature, and writing reviews of popular bands from Alabama Shakes to Maroon 5, with country music in the mix.
Talitha LeFlouria, a new post-doctoral fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute, is the recent winner of the 2015 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize for the recently published Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South.
UVA history professors Gary Gallagher and Liz Varon will be joined by historians Edward Ayers and Thavolia Glymph for a roundtable discussion about the state of Civil War scholarship and how the Nau Center can contribute to our understanding of America’s most costly war.
Noted paleoanthropologist, conservationist and activist Richard Leakey will be speaking at UVA on Wednesday, October 14, at 4 PM in the Small Special Collections Library Auditorium. A reception will follow at the Colonnade Club.
Wyatt Andrews, an award-winning journalist who covered presidential campaigns, the U.S. Supreme Court, the first Gulf War and historic summit meetings during his 34-year career with CBS News, is joining the Department of Media Studies faculty.
In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation, the College will host a public forum to bring some of the world’s leading authors, filmmakers, scholars and artists to Charlottesville next fall.