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Call for Proposals: The Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowship & Seed Grant
The University of Arkansas Humanities Center invites proposals from humanities faculty for the Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant competition. Apply by May 15.
Last Call for Applications: U of A Humanities Center Spring Funding Competitions
All University of Arkansas faculty working with humanities content are encouraged to apply by March 1 for their spring funding competitions to support humanities research and publication.
Virtual Reading Event by Novelist Brandon Hobson
Brandon Hobson, thes 2020-21 Walton Visiting Writer in Fiction, will give a virtual reading at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in collaboration with the program and the Fayetteville Public Library.
English Student Named 2021 Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Workshop Fellow
Kristen Figgins, a doctoral candidate in English, was recently named a 2021 Humanities Without Walls Pre-Doctoral Workshop Fellow after nomination by the U of A Humanities Center.
Creative Writing M.F.A. Student Launches Literary Magazine
Samantha Campbell, a first-year M.F.A. student in fiction writing in the Program in Creative Writing and Translation has co-founded Black Moon Magazine, an online literary arts journal featuring fiction and poetry.
The Diamond Line Undergraduate Literary Magazine Extends Submission Deadline for Issue 3
The Diamond Line undergraduate literary magazine is seeking submissions of poetry, visual art, prose, creative nonfiction and drama for Issue 3. The deadline for submissions has been extended to March 5.
Professor Eric Darnell Pritchard Joins English Department as New Brown Chair in English Literacy
Pritchard plans to focus upon encouraging literacy language and practice throughout the state of Arkansas and beyond as well as develop programs such as an Arkansas Literacy Lab.
Creative Writing M.F.A. Student Awarded Prestigious Literary Grant
Alys Dutton, a third-year M.F.A. student in fiction writing, has been awarded a prestigious research and writing grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation.
Seven Faculty Members Honored With Outstanding Distinctions in 2020
Geoffrey Brock, Kristofor Brye, Michael Daugherty, Jennifer Greenhill, Kevin Hall, Manuel D. Rossetti and Ranil Wickramasinghe are being honored as outstanding faculty.
Professor Emeritus of English Collaborates with Fellow Literacy Scholar and Long-Time Friend on New Book
David Jolliffe, U of A professor emeritus of English, and Eli Goldblatt, professor emeritus of Temple University, co-wrote a book, Literacy as Conversation: Learning Networks in Urban and Rural Communities.