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Graduate Students in English Conference Opens Conversations on Difficult Topics
Student and faculty presentations at the conference included conversations about topics such as grief and death, mental health, literatue, race, gender and sexuality.
Jessie O'Kelly Freshman Essay Award: Deadline Extended
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.
U of A Professor Wins Prestigious Whiting Foundation Fellowship
Poet Geffrey Davis is the first University of Arkansas professor to win this highly-selective grant, to support On the Row: Prison Story Project.
U of A's Arkansas International Literary Journal Issue 6 Release and Reading
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.
Marín Named Outstanding Tutor of Year by Regional Writing Centers Group
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.
Award-Winning Film on Controversial Pakistani Physicist to Screen March 7
The documentary explores the legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam, with a director’s talk to follow the screening.
Submissions Call for Student Essay Contest
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.
Walking Tour to Visit Places Connected to Influential Native American Family on Feb. 20
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.
Geffrey Davis Awarded Prestigious Literary Fellowship
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.
Padma Viswanathan and Justin Barnum to Present Lecture, 'Shedunnit'
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.