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Fulbright College Celebrates 2017 Scholars Who Graduated With a 4.0 GPA

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The J. William Fulbright Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences celebrates the 2017 scholars who graduated with a 4.0 GPA at the annual spring Scholars Breakfast.

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Creative Writing M.F.A. Student Wins Albertine Prize

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

J.T. Mahany, an M.F.A. student in the Program in Creative Writing and Translation in Fulbright College, has won the prestigious Albertine Prize for his translation of the novel Bardo or Not Bardo by French author Antoine Volodine.

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Fulbright College Honors Program Director Transitions to Next Phase of Academic Career

Friday, May 05, 2017

Sidney Burris has served as director of the Fulbright College Honors Program for the past 23 years. Now, Burris is transitioning into the next phase of his academic career and will step down as director on Aug. 15.

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English Student Wins Hudson Doctoral Fellowship

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

University of Arkansas graduate student Garrett Jeter has been selected for the 2016-17 James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities.

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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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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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