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Searching for “Writing Culture” across UVA

Heidi Nobles is an assistant professor of writing and rhetoric in the Department of English at the University of Virginia. She currently teaches courses in mixed-methods research and writing; literacy and cognition; and history and culture of writing at UVA; she also co-instructs the Graduate Instructor Seminar in the Teaching of Writing and serves as […]

Books for 2021: What are YOU reading?

As we close the door on an unusual, memorable year, University of Virginia faculty recommend a few good books for you to give as gifts or put on your 2021 reading list. If you have read any of these titles, let us know what you think of them. We invite you to add your book […]

Why Now Is The Time To Give War and Peace a Chance

‘Tis almost the season for lounging in a comfy armchair with a book in your lap–a big book. Andrew Kaufman, Lecturer, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia, makes a case for choosing Tolstoy’s War and Peace as your holiday reading […]