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Honors College Retro Readings Course to Focus on the World of J.R.R. Tolkien

Friday, January 17, 2020

Tolkien, an Oxford professor of medieval literature, thought deeply about the power of myth, the justness of war, and humanity's relationship to the natural world — topics that still resonate. Apply by April 3.

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English Professor Receives Fellowship From National Endowment for the Arts

Thursday, January 16, 2020

U of A professor Toni Jensen has been awarded a $25,000 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for the upcoming year.

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

U of A's Mohja Kahf Wins Poetry Book Award

Monday, January 13, 2020

Mohja Kahf, a professor of English was recently named the winner of the 2020 Press 53 Award for Poetry for her manuscript, My Lover Feeds Me Grapefruit

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Undergraduate English Course Culminates in Frankenstein Poster Fair

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Earlier this month, students in the "Frankenstein: A Multimedia Cultural History" course exhibited their final projects in a poster fair that delighted visitors with its topics and scope of creativity.

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Samuel Binns Named Buffalo National River's Artist-in-Residence

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Samuel Binns, a poet in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing and Translation, received an Artists 360 award from Mid-America Arts Alliance earlier this year.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Natural Environment Outreach Creative Writing English

Technical Writing Course Offers Students Community-Based Service-Learning Opportunities

Monday, December 09, 2019

Students have the chance to see how their academic writing can have important, observable and positive results in the lives of other people — even before the semester ends.

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Free Public Reading by Literary Translator Idra Novey Today

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation is hosting a free public reading with literary translator and novelist Idra Novey at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2.

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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.

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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.

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