June 2, 2023

Tweedy Discusses Booker T. Washington at Conference

On Saturday, February 8, 2014, Clarence W. “Danny” Tweedy III, Associate Professor of English, presented the paper “(Re)thinking Booker T.: (Re)reading Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery as a Trickster Text” at the Auburn University at Montgomery Liberal Arts Conference on Southern Studies in Montgomery, Alabama.

Dreiss, Tweedy & Mathews Participate in Humanities Conference

Three UMW faculty participated in the recent Virginia Humanities Conference at Christopher Newport University on Friday, March 16. Professor of Art History Joseph Dreiss presented a paper, “The Landscape Interventions of Any Goldsworthy,” while Associate Professor of English Danny Tweedy delivered a paper entitled, “Faith and Ecology: Spirituality versus Eco-collapse in Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower.”  Mary Beth Mathews, associate professor of religion, served as UMW’s delegate to the VHC.