Welcome Our Incoming Fall 2017 MFAers…

August 16, 2017

Welcome the incoming MFAers of Fall 2017!

New Book by Postdoctoral Fellow Jason Price

July 24, 2017

Jason Price's new book, Animals and Desire in South African Fiction: Biopolitics and the Resistance to Colonization (Palgrave 2017) discusses the political potential of affective experiences of desire as reflected in contemporary South African literature.

2017 Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards

June 30, 2017

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards!

New Book by Shimomura and Brinegar

July 21, 2017

Sachi Shimomura and John Brinegar, along with Sachi's father, Osamu Shimomura, have collaborated to write a narrative of Osamu Shimomura's unexpected path to the Nobel Prize in an aptly titled book, Luminous Pursuit: Jellyfish, GFP, and the Unforeseen Path to the Nobel Prize (World Scientific 2017).

In Memoriam: Richard Karl Priebe (1943-2017)

June 16, 2017

The Virginia Commonwealth University Department of English is saddened to report that Professor Emeritus Richard Karl Priebe passed away on June 9, 2017. 

English Grads to Serve in Peace Corps

June 12, 2017

English department graduates Erin Geraghty and Erica Ingram will share their knowledge of the English language by serving stints in the Peace Corps.

2017 Levis Reading Price Semi-Finalists

June 1, 2017

The following poetry collections have been listed as semi-finalists for the 2017 Levis Reading Prize:

VCU Cabell First Novelist 2017 Semi-Finalists

June 28, 2017

The VCU Cabell First Novelist Award Committee announced mid-June the semi-finalists for the 2017 award:

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
AUGUST 23, 2018

Add/Drop Deadline
AUGUST 29, 2018

Graduation Application Deadline
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

Fall Break
OCTOBER 18-21, 2018

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 8, 2018

 

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An online journal of literature & the arts.

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British Virginia

British Virginia logo: simply the words

British Virginia is a VCU-hosted series of scholarly editions of documents touching on the colony. These texts range from the 16th and 17th-century literature of English exploration to the 19th-century writing of loyalists and other Virginians who continued to identify with Great Britain. Editions appear principally in digital form, freely downloadable. 

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