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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.

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Fulbright College Scholarship Application Process Begins for 2020-21 Academic Year

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Fulbright College is accepting scholarship applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Deadline for general college scholarships is Feb. 15. Deadline for study abroad scholarships is Feb. 1.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Documentary Film Screening

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Join the Italian and Jewish Studies Programs in co-sponsoring the documentary screening of Assisi in Silence for the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 in Kimpel Hall 301.

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Pryor Center Presents 'Tecumseh in Arkansas' with Scholar Kathleen DuVal Jan. 29

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Pryor Center Presents lecture series opens this spring with Kathleen DuVal of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, who will present "Tecumseh in Arkansas" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29.

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Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Developments, Protests in Iran on Jan. 23

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Shirin Saeidi and Mohammad Tabaar, experts in Iranian studies, will give lectures that look at the escalation of tension between Iran and the United States and the impact on regional politics.

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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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New Course Offered: 'Gendering the Giallo: Italian Crime Fiction in Literature and Film'

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Explore the world of Italian crime fiction from 3:05-4:20 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in ITAL 3983: Special Topics.

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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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