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Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

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Creative Writing M.F.A. Student a Finalist for Albertine Prize

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

J.T. Mahany, an M.F.A. student, has been named a finalist in the prestigious Albertine Prize for his translation of the novel Bardo or Not Bardo by French author Antoine Volodine.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Awards Humanities International Points of Pride Creative Writing English

So I Got a Degree in Spanish, Now What?

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Studying Spanish and wondering what to do with your degree after graduation? Join a conversation with alumni of the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures on Thursday.

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Groundbreaking for New Journalism and Student Media Center April 28

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The U of A will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sue Walk Burnett Journalism and Student Media Center at 2 p.m. Friday, April 28, on the Kimpel Hall patio at Dickson and McIlroy.

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Distinguished Alumnus J. Chester Johnson Will Speak Wednesday and Thursday

Monday, April 24, 2017

J. Chester Johnson, poet, essayist, translator and distinguished alumnus, will speak at the U of A Wednesday and Thursday, April 26-27, on two topics, including the Elaine Race Massacre of 1919.

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Shelley Ingram Presents on Food and Domestic Horror in the Novels of Shirley Jackson, April 20

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Ingram's lecture, "Could I Eat a Child?: Food and Domestic Horror in the Novels of Shirley Jackson," will take place Thursday, April 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Kimpel Hall 211.

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Honors College to Launch 'Retro Readings' with Course on Tolkien

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Honors College will offer a new series of "Retro Readings" honors courses, the first starting this fall and focusing author J.R.R. Tolkien. Deadline to apply is May 1.

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Doctoral Student Awarded Grant to Conduct Middle East Community Rock Art Research

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kaelin Groom, an environmental dynamics doctoral student, has been awarded a $98,000 research grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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Hill Magazine, Student Media Receive Recognition at Society of Professional Journalists

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Student media at the University of Arkansas received recognition for their work during the 2016 Society of Professional Journalism Region 12 Student Society of Professional annual conference.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Student Affairs Awards Humanities Journalism

Re-inventing Culture in China's Xinjiang Province, Lecture and Performance April 20

Monday, April 17, 2017

Elise Anderson will present "Sufi Music in an Age of Terror: the Persistence of the Uyghur Muqam as Public Symbol in the PRC" at 6 p.m. April 20 in Giffels Auditorium. 

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