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Longview Fellows and Prof. Daniel Chávez
  On October 21, 2023, our Longview Fellows presented the classroom materials they developed under the guidance of Prof. Daniel Chávez Landeros of the University of New Hampshire. You can see their…
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The C-ville Weekly featured CLA's co-director Prof. Lisa Woolfork and her popular podcast "Stitch Please" on their March 2nd issue this year. “Stitch Please” is the official podcast of Black Women…
Gustavo receives service award
One of our most beloved and longest-serving project director, Prof. Gustavo Pellón is retiring this month. Thank you, Gustavo, for inspiring generations of university scholars to forge connections…
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Prof. John Miller, CLA's Classics Project Director and Arthur F. and Marian W. Stocker Professor of Classics, has received the Buckner W. Clay grant for Global Initiatives in the Public Humanities,…
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Learning for Justice seeks to uphold the mission of the Southern Poverty Law Center: to be a catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with…
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Congratulations to CLA's co-director and English professor Lisa Woolfork, for being nominated as "Best DIY Podcast" in the Ambies 2023, The Awards for Excellence in Audio. The Ambies® celebrate…
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CLA is excited to be partnering with Virginia Beach Public Schools to offer graduate courses for English teachers in the summer of 2023. All of the courses will be on Zoom and will be open to…
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Although we are sad to say farewell to our Spanish project director and beloved friend prof. Gustavo Pellón, who will step down at the end of the spring 2023 semester, we are happy to welcome prof.…
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CLA's Spanish project director prof. Ricardo Padrón talks about the literature and cartography of European expansion, including the colonial history of early modern Spain and the transpacific, and…
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Teaching Literature for Liberation provides free educational materials for K–12 teachers to enable and encourage the teaching of literature associated with historically marginalized experiences of…
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In summer 2020, Siva Vaidhyanathan and Will Hitchcock, faculty members from the Deliberative Media Lab at the UVA Democracy Initiative, launched a podcast titled Democracy in Danger. The show…
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We are thrilled to announce our co-director Lisa Woolfork is working in the gallery as the April New City Arts Fellow. During the Fellowship, Lisa will facilitate Sally Hemings University Connecting…
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On Saturday December 11, the Virginia Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese presented Professor Gustavo Pellón with the David T. Gies Distinguished Service Award…
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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…
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CLA is delighted to announce that Dr. Cristina Richieri Griffin is joining us this fall as the Managing Director of the Teaching Hard Literature project. Cristina teaches as an Assistant Professor in…