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UA Press Author Kenneth Barnes Wins Ragsdale Award

Friday, March 10, 2017

Anti-Catholicism in Arkansas wins Arkansas Historical Association’s award for best book on Arkansas history.

Awards Humanities University Press

University of Arkansas Press Hires New Design and Production Manager

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Barbara Karwhite is replacing the recently retired Brian King as the new director of editing, design and production.

Appointments Arts University Press

Author Mohja Kahf to Read from 'Hagar Poems' and Other Work

Thursday, January 26, 2017

U of A professor will read her poetry and sign her new her book from UA Press during two local events.

Arts Events Humanities University Press

Two University of Arkansas Press Books Named 'Outstanding Academic Titles'

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A documentary history of Arkansas’ secession and a book of essays on African American foods were honored by Choice Reviews.

Arts Awards Food & Nutrition University Press

Scholar to Discuss the Black Panther Party, 50 Years Later

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Curtis J. Austin, expert on Black Power movements, will speak at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Arkansas Union Theatre.

Arts Events Humanities University Press

Author to Discuss 'The Improbable Life of the Arkansas Democrat'

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Jerry McConnell will discuss and sign his book from UA Press at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in the Fayetteville Public Library.

Arts Events Humanities University Press

Author to Discuss and Sign 'Champion Trees of Arkansas' From UA Press

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Linda Williams Palmer will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Fayetteville Public Library.

Arts Events Humanities University Press

Jess Rizkallah Named Winner of Inaugural Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

$1,000 and publication to be awarded annually to a first or second book of poetry, in English, by a writer of Arab heritage.

Arts Awards University Press

New Book Addresses Leadership Shortage in Public Service

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Passing the Torch, from the University of Arkansas Press, offers solutions for a growing crisis.

Research & Innovation Social Sciences University Press

Jacob Shores-Argüello Named Winner of Inaugural CantoMundo Poetry Prize

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

$1,000 and publication will be awarded annually for a book of poetry by a Latina/o writer.

Arts Awards University Press
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