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U.Va. to confer Thomas Jefferson medals in architecture and law
Genius at work
Disability insurance: shifting to new plan
Adenosine compound promising in treatment of spinal cord injury

Book festival closes chapter on eighth annual event

Sex sells but is it necessary? Authors discuss erotica
Journals offer students creative opportunities
U.Va. hosts anti-terror meeting
Hot Links -- Architecture School Web site
‘Envision’ sessions bring goals into focus
Architecture looks to create new ties to U.Va. community
Arts & Sciences planner looks forward to more esprit de corps
TJ Award nominations sought
Clock stops on NSF biological timing center, but the momentum carries on
Notable -- awards and achievements of faculty and staff
Shulman to discuss religion and culture in South India
Off the Shelf -- recently published books by U.Va. faculty and staff
Poet Carl Phillips next Rea Visiting Writer
Doctor, researcher and teacher, Wispelwey puts his students’ and patients’ interests first

Off the Shelf Mark Thomas, associate professor of history, and Charles H. Feinstein, University of Oxford. Making History Count: A Primer in Quantitative Methods for Historians. Cambridge University Press.

Charles T. Mathewes, assistant professor of religious studies. Evil and the Augustinian Tradition. Cambridge University Press.

Gerard Alexander, assistant professor of politics. The Sources of Democratic Consolidation. Cornell University Press.

Janet R. Horne, associate professor of French. A Social Laboratory for Modern France: The Musée Social and the Rise of the Welfare State. Duke University Press.

Edward Courtney, professor of classics. A Companion to Petronius. Oxford University Press.

Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan University Professor. Radiant Textuality: Literature after the World Wide Web. Palgrave/St. Martins.

In this book, McGann describes how new technologies can deepen understanding of complex, multi-layered works and provide insights into their creation and development.

The University’s revolutionary work in humanities computing at the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities provides some of the prime examples in McGann’s new book.

Richard Guy Wilson, Commonwealth Professor and chair of Architectural History. Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont. Oxford University Press.

Allan Megill, professor of history. Karl Marx: The Burden of Reason (Why Marx Rejected Politics and the Market). Rowman & Littlefield.

Martha Derthick, professor emeritus of government. Up in Smoke: From Legislation to Litigation in Tobacco Politics. Congressional Quarterly Press.

Herbert Tucker, English professor, and Dorothy Mermin, Cornell University, editors. Victorian Literature 1830-1900. Harcourt.

Jeffrey Hopkins, professor of religious studies, translator and editor. His Holiness the Dalai Lama, How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life. Pocket Books.

Ann Beattie, Edgar Allan Poe Professor of English. The Doctor’s House. Scribner.
A. C. Spearing, English professor, translator. The Cloud of Unknowing and Other Works. Penguin Classics.

 


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