February 26, 2024

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Sociologist Marta Tienda, October 25-26, 2021

Tienda PosterPhi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Marta Tienda will visit the University of Mary Washington virtually on Oct. 25 and 26. Dr. Tienda is the Maurice P. During ’22 Professor of Demographic Studies and a Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Her UMW visit will feature virtual classroom visits and a Zoom Webinar Public Lecture on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 5:00 – 6:15 p.m., titled “Restoring the ‘P’ in U.S. Public Education:  From Equity to Adequacy.”

Please find below the Zoom link to Dr. Tienda’s public lecture on Monday, Oct. 25th at 5 p.m.

The Zoom link to the public lecture can be accessed on the attached poster as well.


For more information about Dr. Marta Tienda:





Here is the link for the attendees of the Public Lecture:


You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Oct 25, 2021 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Marta Tienda


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Poetry Reading by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Linda Gregerson, Nov. 14

Professor Linda Gregerson

Professor Linda Gregerson

The Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program presents


Professor Linda Gregerson

Linda Gregerson is the Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Michigan. She is co-editor of Empires of God: Religious Encounters in the Early Modern Atlantic and author of The Reformation of the Subject: Spenser, Milton, and the English Protestant Epic, as well as six books of poetry and a volume of essays on the contemporary American lyric. Her essays on Milton, Spenser, Shakespeare, Wyatt, and Jonson appear in numerous journals and anthologies. She has received awards and fellowships from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Poetry Society of America, the Modern Poetry Association, the Institute for Advanced Study, the National Humanities Center, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim, Mellon, and Rockefeller Foundations. She is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Professor Gregerson will read from a range of her poems and offer commentary, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 5 p.m.
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For more information, contact Professor Gary Richards at (540) 654-2365 or grichard@umw.edu.

Co-sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa’s Kappa of Virginia and the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication and generously funded by the Wendy Shadwell ’63 Program Endowment in British Literature