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When Is It OK to Say No?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Professors David Joliffe, Lisa Hinrichsen and Toni Jensen will discuss responsibilities that university employees may be asked to take on as part of their new careers

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Events Lectures English

One Book, One Community Events Explore the Immigrant Experience

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A locally produced play and a panel discussion on the local impact of “Dreamers” expand on themes of this year’s One Book selection.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Diversity & Multiculturalism Entertainment Events Outreach Points of Pride Politics English Theatre

One Book, One Community Hosts Play Based on Local Latin/x Experiences

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Latin/x Youth Theatre Project returns with two expanded, encore performances of FOLLOW ME@TIO SAM, Oct 19 and 20.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Diversity & Multiculturalism Entertainment Events Outreach Points of Pride Politics English Theatre

Poet Kaveh Akbar Kicks Off 2017 True Lit Festival

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Program in Creative Writing and Translation will host Iranian American poet Kaveh Akbar as the 2017 Arkansas International Featured Reader at the True Lit Fayetteville Literary Festival.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Creative Writing English

Abigail Walker Selected as September's Student Leader of the Month

Monday, October 09, 2017

Abigail Walker, an English major from Fayetteville, has been selected as the Student Leader of the Month for September.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Awards English

Honors College to Host Robert Cochran Lecture on Outsider Art

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Robert Cochran, a renowned scholar of folklore, will give a lecture titled "Triumph in Rags: At Play with Outsider Artists" at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures English

As Sweet as 'Dumpster Honey,' New Short Talks Features Poet and Professor Davis McCombs

Monday, October 02, 2017

In the latest edition of the podcast Short Talks from the Hill, Davis McCombs, poet, professor and director of the program in creative writing and translation, reads three elegiac poems about his life in the Ozarks.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Creative Writing English

Scholar and New York Times Columnist to Speak on 'Charisma In American History'

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Professor Molly Worthen of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will deliver a talk titled "Charisma in American History, from the Puritans to Trump" on Friday, Oct. 6, at Gearhart Hall. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures English History

Douglas Bristol to Lecture on Success Secrets of 19th-Century Black Barbers

Monday, September 25, 2017

Professor Douglas Bristol will be participating in a class discussion at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in CHEM 144, with several barbers from Skillz Unlimited Barbershop in Springdale.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures English

"Lights! Camera! Arkansas!" Comes to Crystal Bridges Summer Film Series

Friday, July 21, 2017

U of A faculty to present an in-depth look at movies with an Arkansas connection, from the artful to the awful.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Cultural Events Outreach English
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