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Howe to Discuss Contribution of Women's Writings to Global Islamic Revival, Sept 30
Justine Howe of Case Western Reserve University will give a lecture titled "Reviving Islam in Cold War America" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 in Gearhart Hall Room 258.
A Q&A with Fulbright College Alumnus Jacob Shores-Argüello
Jacob Shores-Argüello, a graduate of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, is the recipient of the 2018 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry, a $100,000 prize. Learn more in this Q&A with him.
Blair Center Conference to Mark 100th Anniversary of Elaine Riot
The Blair Center for Southern Politics and Society is sponsoring a conference, "Elaine at 100," on Sept. 26-27 at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock.
English Professor Publishes Article on #MeToo and Responding to Gender-Based Violence
An article by Jo Hsu, assistant professor of English, is the lead essay in a special issue — "The #MeToo Moment: A Rhetorical Zeitgeist" — of the Women's Studies in Communication journal.
Joshua Byron Smith to Give Invited Talk at Cambridge
Joshua Byron Smith, associate professor of English and director of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, will discuss Welsh saints during an invited talk at the University of Cambridge next week.
Lecture: 'Towards a Theory-Practice of Queer Conocimiento'
AnaLouise Keating of Texas Woman's University will give a lecture titled "Towards a Theory-Practice of Queer Conocimiento: Anzaldúan Insights for Transformation," at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 in J.B. Hunt 216.
Creative Writing and Translation Alumni and Graduate Students Receive Artists 360 Awards
Four alumni of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing and Translation have been awarded Mid-America Arts Alliance 2019 Artists 360 Awards project grants, and two current graduate students have been awarded student grant awards.
Kathryn Sloan, Director of Humanities, Named Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Kathryn Sloan, director of humanities and professor of history, will become the next vice provost for faculty affairs at the University of Arkansas, effective Oct. 1.
Graduate Student Will Teague to Speak at Mullins Library Oct. 10
Will Teague, a doctoral candidate in history, will present "Deportation as Diplomacy: Carter and the US-Iranian Relationship" at 5 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Special Collections reading room.
Jessica Abughattas Named Winner of 2020 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize
Abughattas, a Kundiman Fellow who lives in Los Angeles, earns a $1,000 prize for her poetry collection.