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Author of UA Press's 'Hipbillies' to Speak at Ozark Natural Foods

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Jared Phillips’ new book chronicles the 1970s counterculture back-to-the-land movement in the Ozarks.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Press International Studies University of Arkansas Press

Prize-Winning Poet Jess Rizkallah to Give Reading, May 12

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Award-winning poet Jess Rizkallah will offer a reading of her work at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Nomads Southtown in Fayetteville.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Middle East Studies University of Arkansas Press

New UA Press Book Collects Two Centuries of Ozark Literature

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Phillip Douglas Howerton, editor of the anthology, will sign books at Fayetteville Public Library and other venues.

University of Arkansas Press

UA Press Publishes Crystal Bridges Museum Exhibition Catalog

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The lavishly illustrated book, Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now, documents the current exhibition at Crystal Bridges.

Arts Awards University of Arkansas Press

Gina Franco Named Winner of CantoMundo Poetry Prize

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The prize awards $1,000 to a Latina/o poet, with publication of the award winning book by the University of Arkansas Press.

Arts Awards University of Arkansas Press

New UA Press Book Shares Stories of Immigration Reform Advocates

Thursday, October 04, 2018

U of A sociologist William Schwab will speak about Dreams Derailed and sign books at the Fayetteville Public Library on Sunday, Oct. 7.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Politics Social Sciences University Press Sociology and Criminology University of Arkansas Press

Larry Malley, Director Emeritus of the University of Arkansas Press, Dies at 78

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Larry Malley’s time at the U of A Press included expansion of titles in civil rights, sports, food and Middle East studies.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Press Journalism University of Arkansas Press

Jose Padua Named 2019 Miller Williams Poetry Prize Winner

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Padua earned a $5,000 prize for his poetry collection, A Short History of Monsters; Jess Williard named as finalist.

Arts Events International Lectures University of Arkansas Press

Editor of Oral History of Little Rock School Desegregation to Discuss Book

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Laverne Bell-Tolliver will discuss her book – and her experience as one of The First Twenty-Five -- on Feb. 26 in Fayetteville.

Humanities Law and Justice Social Sciences University of Arkansas Press
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