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Free Public Reading by Poet Robin Becker

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Poet Robin Becker, the 2018-19 Walton Visiting Writer in Poetry, will give a free public reading of her work at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Graduate Education Building Auditorium.

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

Acclaimed Novelist Marlon James to Read in Fayetteville

Friday, November 02, 2018

James, the 2018 Distinguished Reader for the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, will appear at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Fayetteville Public Library. 

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In New 'Short Talks,' English Professor Discusses Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis, assistant professor of English in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, discusses her research on the enduring nature of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

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

U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Issue 5 Release and Reading

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

On Nov. 1, the biannual literary journal will host a reading and release party for their fifth issue as a part of Fayetteville's True Lit fest.

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

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.

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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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