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Graduate Students in English Conference Opens Conversations on Difficult Topics

Friday, March 15, 2019

Student and faculty presentations at the conference included conversations about topics such as grief and death, mental health, literatue, race, gender and sexuality.

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

Jessie O'Kelly Freshman Essay Award: Deadline Extended

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The deadline for the Jessie O'Kelly Freshman Essay Award has been extended until after spring break. Submissions will now be due at 5 p.m. Monday, March 25.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards English

U of A Professor Wins Prestigious Whiting Foundation Fellowship

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Poet Geffrey Davis is the first University of Arkansas professor to win this highly-selective grant, to support On the Row: Prison Story Project.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Outreach Points of Pride Creative Writing English Humanities

U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Issue 6 Release and Reading

Monday, March 11, 2019

The Arkansas International is hosting a release party and reading for Issue 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Fayetteville Public Library. 

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Marín Named Outstanding Tutor of Year by Regional Writing Centers Group

Monday, March 04, 2019

Luís Paganelli Marín, a doctoral candidate in the Department of English, was named the "Outstanding Tutor of the Year" by the South Central Writing Centers Association.

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Award-Winning Film on Controversial Pakistani Physicist to Screen March 7

Friday, March 01, 2019

The documentary explores the legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam, with a director’s talk to follow the screening.

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Submissions Call for Student Essay Contest

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Program in Rhetoric and Composition invites freshaman students to submit essays to the Jessie O'Kelly Freshman Essay Award. Submit entries by March 15.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities English

Walking Tour to Visit Places Connected to Influential Native American Family on Feb. 20

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Sean Teuton, director of indigenous studies, and Kim Sexton, associate professor of architectural history, will lead a walking tour Wednesday of sites related to John Ridge and Elias C. Boudinot.

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Geffrey Davis Awarded Prestigious Literary Fellowship

Friday, February 15, 2019

Geffrey Davis, a professor of poetry in the Program for Creative Writing and Translation, has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride English

Padma Viswanathan and Justin Barnum to Present Lecture, 'Shedunnit'

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Creative writing professor Padma Viswanathan and sociologist Justin Barnum will preview their fall 2019 Honors College Signature Seminar on female criminality on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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