Thursday, July 23, 2015


THE OBSESSIVELY DETAILED MAP OF AMERICAN LITERATURE'S MOST EPIC ROAD TRIPS. To be included, a book needed to have a narrative arc matching the chronological and geographical arc of the trip it chronicles. It needed to be non-fictional, or, as in the case of On the Road, at least told in the first-person.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Averett Professor Emeritus newly published!

Dr. Steve Ausband has contributed a chapter (" William Byrd of Westover") in the new Cambridge University Press publication A History of Virginia Literature

Sunday, April 26, 2015

*New Course* WGS/IDS200: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies Fall 2015 MWF 3-3:55pm contact: Dr. Clark What is Women’s & Gender Studies? WGS is an interdisciplinary study of the complex interaction of gender with race, class, sexual orientation, and nationality. Drawing upon academic areas such as history, psychology, popular culture, literary criticism, and anthropology, WGS crosses and blends the boundaries of traditional disciplines. This class will explore various movements, debates, practices, contradictions, and critical issues embedded within gender focused discourses.