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Alison Booth

Professor
Director
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
436 Bryan Hall
164 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. Princeton, 1986
M.A. Princeton, 1983
M.F.A. Cornell, 1979
B.A. Bennington, 1976
AS-ENGL Cohorts of Women in Biographical Collections
Source: U.S. Nfah - Nat'L Endowment For The Humanities
June 01, 2015 – November 30, 2017
AS-ENGL The Practice and Theorty of Digital Prosopography
Source: American Council of Learned Societies
January 01, 2014 – January 09, 2015
ENNC 3500: Nineteenth Century Topics
Credits: 3
Examination of particular movements within the period, (e.g., the Aesthetic Movement; the Pre-Raphaelites; and Condition-of-England novels). For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 5559: New Course in English Literature
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of English Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGN 5559: New Course in Genre Studies
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Genre Studies.
DH 8000: Practicum of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities
Credits: 3
This is the required course for the graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities. It entails participation in colloquia, sixty hours of experience participating in a research project uniting computation and humanities, and a portfolio.
ENNC 8500: Topics in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Credits: 3
Topic varies from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8540: Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Credits: 3
Studies vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
A single semester of independent study under faculty supervision for MA or PhD students in English doing intensive research on a subject not covered in the usual courses. Requires approval by a faculty member who has agreed to supervise a guided course of reading and substantial written exercise, a detailed outline of the research project, and authorization by the Director of Graduate Studies in English. Only one may be offered for Ph.D credit. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
DH 8993: Digital Humanities Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Independent study conducted by the student under the supervision of an instructor of choice.
  • https://news.virginia.edu/content/new-grant-boosts-unique-digital-humanities-platform
  • NEH Level II Start-up Grant, Office of Digital Humanities: Cohorts of Women in Biographical Collections.  Daniel Pitti and Worthy Martin, Co-PIs. 2015-2016.
  • ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship and Sesquicentennial Fellowship: Jan.-Dec. 2014.  Sabbatical salary and project costs.
  • Resident Fellow, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, 2010-2012
  • Barbara Penny Kanner Award for Bibliomethodology, Western Association of Women Historians, for How to Make It as a Woman.
  • Fellow, Virginia Center for the Humanities, 1993.