News Archive

The archived stories listed here appear in their original form and may provide historical context for stories today, but information within the archived stories such as titles of professors, names of research centers or contact information may no longer be valid. To check whether information within an older story is still current, please contact the Arkansas Newswire editor at editor@uark.edu or 479-575-5555

Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra Brings the Music of Scott Joplin to Life

Thursday, November 01, 2018

The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra will perform at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 15.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Cultural Events Entertainment Events Points of Pride University Press Music

Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Peter Twal to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Nov. 2

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Peter Twal, Arab-American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from his prizewinning poetry collection Our Earliest Tattoos at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Stage 18.

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

Second Annual Open Mouth Poetry Festival Oct. 31 to Nov. 3

Friday, October 26, 2018

Open Mouth Reading Series will present its second annual poetry festival, presenting local poets in conversation with visiting poets from Wednesday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 3.

Events Humanities Lectures University Press Middle East Studies

Gina Chavez Presented by UARK MP3 at U of A Faulkner Center, Nov. 13

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The multi-ethnic Latin pop singer and songwriter will perform Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Cultural Events Diversity and Inclusion Entertainment Events Points of Pride University 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

Zaina Alsous Named Winner of 2019 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Monday, August 13, 2018

The prize includes $1,000 and publication of a first or second book of poetry written in English by a writer of Arab heritage.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards University Press Middle East Studies

UA Press Author Kent Bonar to Appear at Fayetteville Roots Festival

Monday, August 06, 2018

The master naturalist will take part in a radio interview, book signing, and nature walks as part of the festival.

Libraries Arts Events Lectures Natural Environment University Press

University of Arkansas Press Poet to Read at Open Mouth Reading Series

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Jacob Shores-Argüello will take part in the Fayetteville poetry reading series at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at The Nines.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Diversity and Inclusion Events International Outreach University Press Creative Writing

University of Arkansas Press Author to Discuss Lynching in Arkansas

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Guy Lancaster, editor of Bullets and Fire: Lynching and Authority in Arkansas, 1840–1950, will speak at the Fayetteville Public Library.

Events Outreach University Press
Previous  Next