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James Earl Seitz

Associate Professor
Director
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
322-B Bryan Hall
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. New York University
M.A. University of New Mexico
B.A. University of California at Santa Barbara
ENWR 1559: New Course in Academic and Professional Writing
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of academic, professional, and creative writing. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENWR 2510: Advanced Writing Seminar
Credits: 3
A single-semester option for meeting the first writing requirement-- intended to be taken during the first year of study-- this course approaches writing as a way of generating, representing, and reflecting on critical inquiry. Enrollment limited to students meeting benchmarks determined by the Writing Program.
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.
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.
ENPG 8800: Pedagogy Seminar
Credits: 1–3
This course prepares first year doctoral students for the teaching they will do here at UVa in both literature classes and the writing program. Covers topics such as classroom management, leading discussion, grading papers. Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
  • Richard A. and Sarah Page Mayo N.E.H. Distinguished Professorship, UVA, 2016 - 2019
  • Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2005
  • David and Tina Bellet Teaching Excellence Award for the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
  • Carnegie Scholar, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2001-02