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Anna Brickhouse

Discipline: English

Anna Brickhouse is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at UVA, where she teaches courses on colonial and nineteenth-century American literature as well as contemporary literature. Her book, Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge 2004), won the Gustave Arlt Award for best first book in the humanities and was first runner-up for the American Studies Association first-book prize. She is currently completing a book about translation in the early Americas called The Unsettlement of America. She is also an alum of UVA, where she majored in English and French. She received her PhD from Columbia University, and taught at the University of Colorado before moving to UVA in 2005. She sailed on SAS in Summer 2007 and is thrilled to be returning.