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Lecture on 'The Lesbian South' by University of Mississippi's Jaime Harker

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Jaime Harker of the University of Mississippi will discuss her new book, The Lesbian South at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, in Kimpel Hall 214.

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

Ghosts Aren't Just for Halloween: Roberts Publishes 'Subversive Spirits'

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Author Robin Roberts, professor of English and gender studies, has published a book on the impact of female ghosts in British and American popular culture.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation English

Visiting Writer in Translation to Present a Public Reading Oct. 25

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Curtis Bauer, the 2018-19 Walton Visiting Writer in Translation, will give a free public reading of his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Graduate Education Building auditorium.

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

Special Collections Hosts Event for Frank Stanford Literary Festival

Monday, September 17, 2018

Special Collections department will host a drop-in event from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Special Collections Reading Room in Mullins Library.

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Join University Housing for the Fifth Annual Life Raft Debate

Monday, September 17, 2018

Cast your vote for which academic department is most crucial when rebuilding after the apocalypse at the fifth annual Life Raft Debate, 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Law School courtroom.

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U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Hosts Benefit Concert

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The biannual literary journal’s Sept. 14 concert will feature old-time musician, singer-songwriter and M.F.A. graduate Willi Carlisle.

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Crowdfunding Pitches as Genre Writing

Friday, September 07, 2018

Adam Pope, visiting assistant professor of English, says successful campaigns go beyond an initial pitch, expanding with a steady stream of updates in various media, crafting an experience for donors.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation English

Arkansas Committee to Examine State's Incarceration Practices, Policies

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Four University of Arkansas faculty members serve on the Arkansas Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights with regard to incarceration rates in the state.

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Arts and Humanities Seed Fund Recipients Announced

Friday, August 31, 2018

Funded projects are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of the faculty member and the university, and result in new opportunities for research and other creative endeavors.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation Art Communication English Music

English Doctoral Student Receives AAUW Fellowship

Friday, August 24, 2018

Leila Sadegh Beigi, a doctoral candidate in English, has received one of the prestigious American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships for 2018-19.

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