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James D. Kinney

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
413 Bryan Hall
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. Yale 1983
M.A. Cambridge 1978
B.A. Yale 1976
INST 1550: Interdisciplinary Studies-Student Initiated Courses
Credits: 1–3
With sponsorship and supervision by a faculty member and approval of the Dean's Office, acting for the Committee on Educational Programs and the Curriculum, students may initiate a course in which they provide the instruction. The grade is determined by the faculty member. These courses count as "outside the College." Students in the College may offer no more than 3.0 credits for the B.A. or B.S. Consult the INST course web page at http://www.uvastudentcouncil.com/student-services/initiatives/cavalier-education-program/ (copy and paste Web address into browser) for specific descriptions.
ENGL 2508: Studies in Fiction
Credits: 3
Studies the techniques of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2526: Studies in Fiction
Credits: 3
Studies the techniques of fiction. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3130: The Seventeenth Century
Credits: 3
Surveys the prose, poetry and drama of the earlier seventeenth century. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 3250: Milton
Credits: 3
Study of selected poems and prose, with particular emphasis on Paradise Lost. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMD 3510: Medieval European Literature in Translation
Credits: 3
Explores themes in English, French, German, Italian, Irish, Icelandic, and Spanish literature of the Middle Ages. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3559: 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.
ENRN 4500: Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary from year to year. Recent examples are `Renaissance Word and Image' and `Masks of Desire.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4520: Seminar in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary from year to year. Recent examples are `Renaissance Word and Image' and `Masks of Desire.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–4
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: third year, fourth year, English major or minor, AAS major or minor.
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.
ENRN 8110: Renaissance Poetry
Credits: 3
Studies the theory and practice of lyric and epic poetry in 16th-century England, with some brief glances at other forms: romance, epyllion, and verse essay. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8520: Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
New course in Studies in Renaissance Literature
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.
  • NEH grant-in-aid for the Cowley Edition, 1996; General Editor of the Cowley Edition
  • Columbia University Translation Center Award, 1992
  • Whiting Fellow, 1981-1982
  • Paul W. Mellon Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge, 1976-1978