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The Virginia Years 1956–1962

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents Faulkner's life during his stay within the University of Virginia. He found his life in Charlottesville very pleasant. He was recognized as one of the most talented writers on ... More


Jefferson's Epitaph

Francis D. Cogliano

in Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624997
eISBN:
9780748670697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624997.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One his tombstone Jefferson noted just three achievements-his authorship of the American Declaration of Independence; his authorship of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; and his role in the ... More


“College Basketball's Strongest League”

J. Samuel Walker

in ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835036
eISBN:
9781469602578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869123_walker.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how the University of Virginia Cavaliers appeared in danger of descending from disarray into full-fledged chaos as the 1969–70 basketball season approached. The previous ... More


Fighting Back

Michael E. Mann

in The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152556
eISBN:
9780231526388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152556.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

In this chapter, the author focuses on the scientific community's fightback against the assaults of the climate change denial movement. Each of the investigations launched in response to the ... More


Life Before the War

Graham T. Dozier

in A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618746
eISBN:
9781469618760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618746.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Thomas Henry Carter was born in 1831 at Pampatike in King William County, Virginia. His parents, Thomas Nelson Carter and Juliet Muse Gaines Carter, occupied a prominent position among the leading ... More


Pro-slavery Academic Thought in the 1840s and 1850s

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Many academics built on Thomas Dew’s arguments about proslavery thought in the 1840s and 1850s. Where Dew had largely focused on the virtues of slavery for white people (such as its economic utility ... More


Life after the War

Graham T. Dozier

in A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618746
eISBN:
9781469618760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618746.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

After the war, Thomas Henry Carter made his journey home from Appomattox Court House. To earn a living, he continued farming at Pampatike throughout the late 1860s and into the 1870s. In 1868 he ... More


Slavery, Sectionalism, and the Decline of the Old Dominion

Jeff Broadwater

in James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835302
eISBN:
9781469601878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869918_broadwater.10
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This final chapter discusses the early years of James Madison's retirement. Madison worked with Thomas Jefferson in making plans for the University of Virginia. Madison became the chief executive ... More


What's the “It” that We Learn to Perform?: Teaching BaAka Music and Dance

Michelle Kisliuk and Kelly Gross

in Performing Ethnomusicology: Teaching and Representation in World Music Ensembles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238749
eISBN:
9780520937178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238749.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter provides an overview of teaching BaAka Music and Dance. It highlights how, at the University of Virginia (UVA), the African Drumming and Dance Ensemble has become a community of ... More


The Self-Slaying Epidemic Suicide after the Civil War

David Silkenat

in Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, and Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834602
eISBN:
9781469603353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877951_silkenat.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses Professor Ralph Graves's suicide in 1889, which sent the community at the University of North Carolina into mourning. Born in 1851, Graves had grown up on campus, where his ... More


SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Johanna Drucker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Nearly a decade ago, the author of this book cofounded the University of Virginia's SpecLab, a digital humanities laboratory dedicated to risky projects with serious aims. This book explores the ... More


University of Virginia

James Rodger Fleming

in First Woman: Joanne Simpson and the Tropical Atmosphere

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862734
eISBN:
9780191895340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862734.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Joanne accepted a named chair at the University of Virginia, but the position was not right for her or her husband.


Slavery, Property, and Constitutionalism in the Secession Debates

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

With the election of Lincoln in November 1860, southern politicians, judges, and academics joined together to articulate a robust defense of slavery and property rights in humans and they took action ... More


Preparation

Barry Hankins

in Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198718376
eISBN:
9780191787676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718376.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

Wilson undertook his undergraduate education at Davidson College and Princeton University, his law school work at the University of Virginia, and, finally, his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins. As he grew ever ... More


Barkley’s Reconciliation with His Roots

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Barkley followed his parents to Paducah and read law in the offices of first Charles K. Wheeler and then John K. Hendrick. To earn money he learned stenography to take depositions and then became a ... More


“Slave of the Most Merciful”

Jeffrey Einboden

in Jefferson's Muslim Fugitives: The Lost Story of Enslaved Africans, their Arabic Letters, and an American President

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190844479
eISBN:
9780190063917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844479.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details events that occurred in 1819. In the opening days of the year, Jefferson witnessed his life’s last major achievement. After years of preparation, the University of Virginia was ... More


The Lawn and the Rotunda

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0028
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about University of Virginia (UVA) president Teresa Sullivan, who sent an e-mail to the university board that appeared to make light of the alt-right's intentions. It mentions how ... More


Mr. Jefferson’s University

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at the University of Virginia (UVA), which was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson. It points out how UVA is a study in contrast and contradiction in the 21st century. Thomas ... More


A Rolling Stone Gathers No Facts

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter investigates the account in the Rolling Stone article of the alleged gang rape of “Jackie” at a University of Virginia (UVA) fraternity. It describes how the Rolling Stone story began to ... More


The Idea of the University

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0024
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discloses how the University of Virginia (UVA), with the rest of Charlottesville, braced for the Unite the Right onslaught. It looks into the collection of essays edited by professors ... More


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