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Victor Luftig

Professor
Director of the Center for the Liberal Arts
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
338A Bryan Hall
102 Cresap Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
Education
Ph.D. Stanford, 1988
M.A. Johns Hopkins, 1983
B.A. Colgate University, 1981
Ven a mi propio ser: Journeying to the heart of the Global with High School Spanish Teachers
Source: Longview Foundation for Education in World Affairs
April 01, 2020 – April 30, 2022
PV - The Center for the Liberal Arts at the University of Virginia: New Evidence, New Allies
Source: Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
July 01, 2015 – June 30, 2018
CU- Central Virginia Writing Project (CVWP)
Source: National Writing Project Corp.
May 01, 2016 – August 31, 2017
PV-CLA My History Partner TAH
Source: Wythe County Public Schools
September 01, 2010 – August 31, 2013
AVD Teaching Fellows Program
Source: Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
June 01, 2007 – August 31, 2013
COLA 1500: College Advising Seminars
Credits: 1
COLA courses are 1-credit seminars capped at 18 first-year students, all of whom are assigned to the instructor as advisees. They are topically focused on an area identified by the faculty member; they also include a significant advising component centered on undergraduate issues (e.g., choosing a major, study abroad opportunities, undergraduate research, etc.). For detailed descriptions see http://college.as.virginia.edu/COLA
ENWR 1510: Writing and Critical Inquiry
Credits: 3
The 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. Graded A, B, C, or NC. Students whose last names end in A-K must take ENWR 1510 in the fall; those with last names ending in L-Z take it in the spring.
ENLT 2100: Introduction to Literary Studies
Credits: 3
Introduces students to some fundamental skills in critical thinking and critical writing about literary texts. Readings include various examples of poetry, fiction, and drama. The course is organized along interactive and participatory lines. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 2500: Introduction to Literary Studies
Credits: 3
Introduces students to some fundamental skills in critical thinking and critical writing about literary texts. Readings include various examples of poetry, fiction, and drama. The course is organized along interactive and participatory lines. 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.
GSGS 2559: New Course in Global Studies
Credits: 1–6
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in Global Studies.
ENMC 3500: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
This course takes up topics in the study of literature in English in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3560: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
This course takes up topics in the study of literature in English in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 3810: Modern Irish Literature
Credits: 3
Surveys Irish writing from the late nineteenth century to the present. Focuses on the relationships of Irish literature to Ireland's national identity and political processes. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
  • Commencement speaker, Bread Loaf School of English, Lincoln College, Oxford, 2011
  • Robert Frost Chair, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, 2009
  • Commencement speaker, Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, 2003
  • Marino Chair, Bread Loaf School of English, 1998