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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.

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Fabula Bound Presents the fiddler Issue 3, May 2

Monday, April 24, 2017

Fabula Bound invites students to a release party to celebrate Issue 3 of the fiddler, a student literary magazine, Tuesday, May 2.

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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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Literary Journal The Arkansas International Releases Second Issue

Monday, April 17, 2017

The spring issue of The Arkansas International, produced by graduate students and faculty of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, will be released today.

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Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak Tonight

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" at 5:30 p.m. tonight in Gearhart Hall 26.

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Director of Creative Writing Davis McCombs Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Poet Davis McCombs, director of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship to support his creative work.

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Harvard Nuclear Weapons and Torture Scholar to Speak April 13

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Elaine Scarry, a leading scholar on violence and justice, will give a lecture titled "Beyond Torture and Nuclear Weapons: Reclaiming Our Social Contract" Thursday, April 13. 

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Honors College Pulse Series Features Students' Experience at the Dakota Access Pipeline

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Honors students Austin Jackson and Madeline Williams spent part of early March at the Sacred Stone Camp in North Dakota. They will share their experience this at 6 p.m. Thursday in GEAR 130.

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Bible Craft Symposium to Explore Making of Medieval, Early American, Texts

Friday, March 31, 2017

The symposium will take place from 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, April 7 in the Honors College Study Hall, located on the second floor of Gearhart Hall.

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Speaker Panel to Discuss Alternative-Academic Careers for Students in English

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Department of English will host a speaker panel, "Hire me—I'm Qualified!: Selling Your Degree in English on the Alt-Ac Job Market," Monday, April 3.

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