The archived stories listed here appear in their original form and may provide historical
context for stories today, but information within the archived stories such as titles
of professors, names of research centers or contact information may no longer be
valid. To check whether information within an older story is still current, please
contact the Arkansas News editor at email@example.com or 479-575-5555
Department of English Holds Zoom Halloween Advising Event
The Department of English invites students to dress in costume and zoom by from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, to talk with faculty members about the English courses being offered next semester.
Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Anti-Black Racism in the Middle East, Today
The King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies will host "Anti-Black Racism in the Middle East," a forum featuring regional experts and Middle East Studies faculty, at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 26, via Zoom.
Fourth Annual Open Mouth Readings Festival Goes Virtual to Celebrate Poetry
The Open Mouth Reading Series invites poetry lovers from all walks of life to attend a series of virtual readings and workshops on Oct. 30-31.
Creative Writing Program Announces 2020-21 Walton Visiting Writers
Poet and literary translator A.E. Stallings, novelist Brandon Hobson, and poet Patricia Smith will be the 2020-21 Walton Visiting Writers at the university this coming year.
Geffrey Davis Wins 2020 Porter Literary Fund Prize
Geffrey Davis, an associate professor of poetry in the Program in Creative Writing and Translation in the Department of English, is the recipient of the 2020 Porter Fund Literary Prize.
U of A's Humanities Center Announces 2020 Research and Workshop Grant Recipients
Recipients for the fall funding competitions include Confronting the Past/Interrogating our Present Research Grants and the Diversifying Research and Curriculum workshops.
Professor of English Awarded Prestigious Book Prize for Work in Literary Translation
Distinguished Professor Geoffrey Brock has been awarded the prestigious Raiziss/De Palchi Book Prize for his translation of Last Dream by Italian poet Giovanni Pascoli.
Grants for Humanities Research by Faculty, Grad and Undergrad Students on Systemic Racism
The Steering Committee of the University of Arkansas Humanities Center has approved an expanded competition for grants funding humanities research on systemic racism. Applications due Oct. 31.
Leonard Cassuto Talks about Preparing English Graduate Students for Diverse Careers
Fordham University's Leonard Cassuto, author of the forthcoming The New Ph.D., recently visited virtually with graduate students and faculty from the Department of English about the need for career diversity to be emphasized in humanities graduate programs
Graduate Student Speaker Series Continues With Katie Powell
Join the University Libraries and Graduate School and International Education at noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, for a Zoom presentation with doctoral candidate Katie Powell.