Professor Gary Richards recently presented two papers at the Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference. The first, “Queering Welty’s Male Bodies in the Undergraduate Classroom,” was part of the panel “Eight Ways of Looking at Eudora Welty in Twenty-First-Century Classrooms.” The second, “Inflecting Texas in Southern Familial Drama: Horton Foote’s Dividing the Estate […]
Professor Colin Rafferty had his essay on William Howard Taft, “Judgment (#27),” published in the newest issue of The Collapsar. This is the latest in his series of essays devoted to the US Presidents.
Congratulations to Dr. Chris Foss, who was recently awarded a prestigious Waple Professorship for 2018-2010, during which he will write a book on Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales and disability. Foss was also recently awarded a UMW College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant for 2018-2019, as were Professors Paul Fallon, Brenta Blevins, and Mara […]