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A Q&A with Fulbright College Alumnus Jacob Shores-Argüello

Friday, September 20, 2019

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.

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

English Professor Publishes Article on #MeToo and Responding to Gender-Based Violence

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities English

Joshua Byron Smith to Give Invited Talk at Cambridge

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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.

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

Creative Writing and Translation Alumni and Graduate Students Receive Artists 360 Awards

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Creative Writing English Humanities

Medieval Latin Reading Group Resumes

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The Medieval Latin Reading Group will resume this semester, meeting at noon every Friday in Kimpel Hall 713, "The Library." Lunch will be provided.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Classical Studies English

Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Middle Eastern Studies Announce Fall Colloquium Series

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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.

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

Martha Carstensen Named Undergraduate Winner of Felix Christopher McKean Memorial Award

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

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."

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

U of A Names Two Authors as 2019-20 McIlroy Family Visiting Professors

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Acclaimed authors John Yau and Jonathan Lethem will visit campus this fall to offer public events beginning Sept. 5.

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

Program in Creative Writing and Translation Welcomes Assistant Professor in Fiction

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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.

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

English Professor Wins A.R. Pete Diamond Award for Integrative Scholarship

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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."

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