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Graduate Students in English Conference Opens Conversations on Difficult Topics

Friday, March 15, 2019

Student and faculty presentations at the conference included conversations about topics such as grief and death, mental health, literatue, race, gender and sexuality.

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U of A Professor Wins Prestigious Whiting Foundation Fellowship

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Poet Geffrey Davis is the first University of Arkansas professor to win this highly-selective grant, to support On the Row: Prison Story Project.

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U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Issue 6 Release and Reading

Monday, March 11, 2019

The Arkansas International is hosting a release party and reading for Issue 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Fayetteville Public Library. 

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Award-Winning Film on Controversial Pakistani Physicist to Screen March 7

Friday, March 01, 2019

The documentary explores the legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam, with a director’s talk to follow the screening.

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Padma Viswanathan and Justin Barnum to Present Lecture, 'Shedunnit'

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Creative writing professor Padma Viswanathan and sociologist Justin Barnum will preview their fall 2019 Honors College Signature Seminar on female criminality on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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Free Public Reading by Poet Robin Becker

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Poet Robin Becker, the 2018-19 Walton Visiting Writer in Poetry, will give a free public reading of her work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Graduate Education Building Auditorium.

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Acclaimed Novelist Marlon James to Read in Fayetteville

Friday, November 02, 2018

James, the 2018 Distinguished Reader for the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, will appear at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Fayetteville Public Library. 

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U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Issue 5 Release and Reading

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

On Nov. 1, the biannual literary journal will host a reading and release party for their fifth issue as a part of Fayetteville's True Lit fest.

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Special Collections Hosts Event for Frank Stanford Literary Festival

Monday, September 17, 2018

Special Collections department will host a drop-in event from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Special Collections Reading Room in Mullins Library.

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U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Hosts Benefit Concert

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The biannual literary journal’s Sept. 14 concert will feature old-time musician, singer-songwriter and M.F.A. graduate Willi Carlisle.

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