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Free Public Reading by Julie Buntin and Gabe Habash

Friday, November 15, 2019

Julie Buntin and Gabe Habash, the 2019-20 Walton Visiting Writers in Fiction, will give readings of their work at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.19th, in Gearhart Hall, 0026 on the U of A campus.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Creative Writing English

English Alumni 'Alt-Ac' Speaker Panel to Take Place Nov. 18

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The graduate program in English will offer a panel discussion on alternative careers to academia for graduate students in English and other areas of the humanities at 5 p.m. Monday in Kimpel 102.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Alumni Events Lectures Communication English History Journalism Philosophy World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Study Abroad Opportunity: England Summer 2020

Thursday, November 07, 2019

An information session about residing in England for five weeks next summmer to study all aspects of the Middle Ages will be at 4 p.m. today, Nov. 15, in Old Main 319.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities English History Office of Study Abroad & International World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Dante and the Arab World: A Story of a Controversy

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Valerio Cappozzo of the University of Mississippi will give a  lecture titled "Dante and the Arab World: A Story of a Controversy" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Gearhart Hall Room 026.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures English Middle East Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Tricks! Treats! Advising! for English Majors and Like-Minded Spirits

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Advising for English classes offered in the spring will be available from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Kimpel Hall main lobby and next to the John Locke Peace Garden outside.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Events Humanities English

Visiting Fulbright Scholar to Lecture on Medieval Irish Identity

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Patrick Wadden, associate professor of history at Belmont Abbey College, will lecture on "Irish and European: Exploring Identities in Early Medieval Ireland" at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in Old Main 412. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures English

Textbooks by University of Arkansas Faculty Added to Open Textbook Library

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Three textbooks by U of A faculty — Open Technical Writing, University Physics I: Classical Mechanics, and Astronomy for Educators — are openly licensed now.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Academic Affairs Curriculum and Instruction English Physics

Acclaimed Author and McIlroy Family Visiting Professor Comes to Campus Today

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Acclaimed author Jonathan Lethem, one of this years' 2019-20 McIlroy Family Visiting Professors, is coming to campus tonight to discuss his creative process and career as a novelist, essayist and short story writer.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Events Humanities Lectures Art English

Fulbright College's Yajaira Padilla Honored as a Minority Access National Role Model

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Yajaira Padilla, director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program and associate professor in the Department of English, has been named a Minority Access National Role Model.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Humanities Points of Pride English Latin American and Latino Studies

Acclaimed Author and McIlroy Family Visiting Professor Comes to Campus

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Award-winning author Jonathan Lethem will visit campus Oct. 3 for a talk about his creative process and pushing genre boundaries.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Events Humanities Lectures Art English
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