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Deadline Extended for Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant Proposals
The Humanities Program in the Fulbright College invites proposals from faculty in traditional humanities departments who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Apply by June 1.
Members of English Department Attend 2020 National Humanities Alliance Meeting
Members of the Department of English in Fulbright College, through the support of the Arkansas Humanities Center, attended the 2020 Annual Meeting of the National Humanities Alliance.
Becoming Visible Through Storytelling
In a new Research Frontiers feature, read about Kathy McGregor's experience with the Prison Story Project, driven in part by U of A faculty, students and alumni.
Fulbright College Professor Honored by New Orleans City Council
Robin Roberts, professor in the Department of English and the Gender Studies Program, was recently honored by a New Orleans City Council Proclamation for her research and book on post-Katrina Mardi Gras.
'I Don't Know What I Just Wrote'; New 'Short Talks' Features Alumnus Matt Henriksen
Poet, teacher and creative writing director for the Northwest Arkansas Prison Story Project, Matt Henriksen talks about the project that helps incarcerated men and women tell their stories.
Binns to Present on Arkansas and Socialism March 4
Samuel Binns, a graduate student in the creative writing program, will present "To Labor for Justice: Arkansas and Socialism" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Mullins Library Room 130.
Performance Readings of Tuckahoe: Poems of Frederick Douglass' Homeland
Poems about Frederick Douglass' birthplace, Tuckahoe, Maryland, will be read from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the Multicultural Center Lobby of the Arkansas Union.
The Diamond Line Literary Magazine Open for Submissions
The magazine intends to showcase the creative work of University of Arkansas undergraduate students in both online and hard copy publications. Make submissions by March 1.
U of A Forms New Arkansas Humanities Center, Names Center Leadership
The Arkansas Humanities Center will support research in the humanities and be led by Tricia Starks, Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and a new steering committee.
Medical Humanities Minor Now Available to U of A Students
The medical humanities minor gives an overview of the ways in which various disciplines in the humanities inform, intersect with, and apply to understandings of the medical arts and sciences.