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R Jahan Ramazani

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
410 Bryan Hall
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. Yale, 1988
M.Phil. Yale, 1986
M.Phil. Oxford, 1983
B.A. Virginia, 1981
ENGL 2506: Studies in Poetry
Credits: 3
Examines the poetic techniques and conventions of imagery and verse that poets have used across the centuries. Exercises in scansion, close reading, and framing arguments about poetry. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENLT 2523: Studies in Poetry
Credits: 3
Examines the poetic techniques and conventions of imagery and verse that poets have used across the centuries. Exercises in scansion, close reading, and framing arguments about poetry. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 4500: Advanced Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 4530: Seminar in Modern Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. An interdisciplinary seminar focusing on the interrelationships between literature and history, the social sciences, philosophy, religion, and the fine arts in the Modern period. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENGL 4560: Seminar in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4561: Seminar in Modern Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. An interdisciplinary seminar focusing on the interrelationships between literature and history, the social sciences, philosophy, religion, and the fine arts in the Modern period. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
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.
ENMC 9500: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
Topics have included Postmodern Fiction and Theory, Faulkner, Women and Cultures of Modernism, Yeats and Joyce, Modernism and the Invention of Homosexuality. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 9560: Advanced Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
Topics have included Postmodern Fiction and Theory, Faulkner, Women and Cultures of Modernism, Yeats and Joyce, Modernism and the Invention of Homosexuality. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2016
  • Thomas Jefferson Award, University of Virginia, 2011
  • Harry Levin Prize, American Comparative Literature Association, 2011
  • Senior Fellow, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, Spring 2007
  • Inaugural Jefferson Scholars Foundation Faculty Prize, 2005
  • Mayo Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2001-2004
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 2000-2001
  • Fellow in Residence, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Summer 1991, Spring 2001
  • William Riley Parker Prize, MLA, 1997
  • Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award, 1995
  • Lilly Teaching Fellow, 1993-1994
  • NEH Fellow, 1992-1993
  • Whiting Fellow, 1987-1988
  • Prize Teaching Fellow, 1986-1987
  • Rhodes Scholar, 1981-1983