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A Q&A with Fulbright College Alumnus Jacob Shores-Argüello
Jacob Shores-Argüello, a graduate of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, is the recipient of the 2018 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry, a $100,000 prize. Learn more in this Q&A with him.
English Professor Publishes Article on #MeToo and Responding to Gender-Based Violence
An article by Jo Hsu, assistant professor of English, is the lead essay in a special issue — "The #MeToo Moment: A Rhetorical Zeitgeist" — of the Women's Studies in Communication journal.
Joshua Byron Smith to Give Invited Talk at Cambridge
Joshua Byron Smith, associate professor of English and director of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, will discuss Welsh saints during an invited talk at the University of Cambridge next week.
Creative Writing and Translation Alumni and Graduate Students Receive Artists 360 Awards
Four alumni of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing and Translation have been awarded Mid-America Arts Alliance 2019 Artists 360 Awards project grants, and two current graduate students have been awarded student grant awards.
Medieval Latin Reading Group Resumes
The Medieval Latin Reading Group will resume this semester, meeting at noon every Friday in Kimpel Hall 713, "The Library." Lunch will be provided.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Middle Eastern Studies Announce Fall Colloquium Series
The MRST-MEST colloquium brings together scholars from our campus community and from other universities in order to enjoy a presentation and discussion of new scholarship. The first is today at 11:50 a.m.
Martha Carstensen Named Undergraduate Winner of Felix Christopher McKean Memorial Award
The U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation announced that Martha Carstensen has been awarded the undergraduate award for her poem, "Like a Lamb."
U of A Names Two Authors as 2019-20 McIlroy Family Visiting Professors
Acclaimed authors John Yau and Jonathan Lethem will visit campus this fall to offer public events beginning Sept. 5.
Program in Creative Writing and Translation Welcomes Assistant Professor in Fiction
Bryan Hurt, a novelist whose research interests span from fiction to screenwriting and experimental writing, joins the M.F.A. Program as an assistant professor.
English Professor Wins A.R. Pete Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship
English's Lora Walsh won the 2019 A.R. Pete Diamond Award from the Society of Biblical Literature for her paper "Lost in Revision: Gender Symbolism in Vision 3 and Similitude 9 ofThe Shepherd of Hermas."