Latest News and Announcements
From our "Homer's Odyssey in a Global Context" program (Nov. 14, 2020), two teachers developed classroom materials on the topic. Jen Swalec (Westport, CT) and Paul Perrot (Arlington, VA) created wonderful teaching resources for the classroom, and we hope you will take advantage of them.
CLA is delighted to announce that Dr. Cristina Griffin is joining us this fall as the Managing Director of the Teaching Hard Literature project. Cristina teaches as an Assistant Professor in the English Department at UVA. Her courses span nineteenth-century literature, gothic fiction, history and theory of the novel, and gender and sexuality studies.
Prof. Fernando Valverde, one of the star presenters at our April program "Concepts of the Global in the Literatures of the Spanish Speaking World," was featured in the Spring issue of C'ville Weekly!
Watch CLA Project Director Jennifer Williamson, Assistant Principal at Western Albemarle High School, discuss teaching the history of American migrations at our November 11, 2017 session at the Miller Center for Public Affairs.
The Center for the Liberal Arts remembers with gratitude and admiration the extraordinary life and work of Julian Bond. Bond did us the great honor of recording “Making Civil Rights Matter” for one of our workshops on teaching about the American movement for civil rights, remarks as important now as ever.