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Olsson Receives John Hurt Fisher Prize
Posted: Friday, May 7 2010
Kurt Olsson, emeritus professor of English, received the John Hurt Fisher Prize from the John Gower Society, which is the society’s highest honor. They honored Olsson for his lifelong work on Gower, capped by his article “Composing the King, 1390-91: Gower’s Ricardian Rhetoric,” in the most recent volume of Studies in the Age of Chaucer. The award came at the 45th International Conference on Medie...
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English | Acknowledgements | Register Features
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Award-winning Palestinian-American Poet Naomi Shihab Nye to read at the University of Idaho on Nov. 13, 2014
Posted: Tuesday, November 4
MOSCOW, Idaho – November 13, 2014 – Naomi Shihab Nye visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m on Thursday, Nov. 13, in the UI College of Law Courtroom. This event is free and open to the public. Following the reading will be a question and answer session, as well as a book signing by Nye. “Naomi Shihab Nye’s work achieves that rare combination of fine poetic craft and wi...
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Apply Now for a Semester in America’s Wildest Classroom
Posted: Friday, March 7
MOSCOW, Idaho – Enroll now to spend a semester living and learning in Idaho’s beautiful and rugged mountains through the University of Idaho College of Natural Resource’s Semester in the Wild. Semester in the Wild combines upper-division science learning, leadership, environmental literature and writing while living in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Students lea...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Natural Resources | English | News Release | University of Idaho | environment
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Teju Cole Brings International Lens to University of Idaho
Posted: Friday, November 1 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Internationally acclaimed novelist and photographer Teju Cole will read his work and sign books Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. The event is free and open to the public. “Teju has a unique and powerful way of seeing our world,” said Doug Heckman, University of Idaho MFA Crea...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | News Release | Moscow | Doug Heckman | Amanda Cairo | English
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UI Adds Blues to Fall Color With Whiting Fellow Poet Tyehimba Jess
Posted: Thursday, October 10 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho — Bridging academic and slam poetry, Tyehimba Jess will read his work and sign books Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. The event is free and open to the public. “Tyehimba’s poetry readings are world renown,” said Doug Heckman, University of Idaho MFA Creative Writing progr...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | English, M.A.T. | Creative Writing, M.F.A. | English, M.A. | News Release | Doug Heckman | Amanda Cairo | English | Creative Writing, M.F.A.
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UI Hosts Dinty W. Moore, Award-Winning Writer Sept. 25
Posted: Monday, September 16 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Dinty W. Moore will read from his work and sign books Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. “Dinty is considered one of the finest nonfiction essay teachers in the country,” said Doug Heckman, University of Idaho MFA Creative Writing program director. “As a writer, he&rsquo...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | News Release | Doug Heckman | Amanda Cairo | English
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University of Idaho to Expand Academic Program Offerings in Coeur d’Alene
Posted: Monday, July 29 2013
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – The University of Idaho is expanding academic program offerings at the Coeur d’Alene center for fall semester. New offerings include a bachelor’s degree program in English, introductory coursework in virtual technology and design (VTD), and upper division coursework in chemistry. “Educational opportunity is critical for prosperity in our region...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | Science | Art & Architecture | Chemistry | English | Coeur d' Alene | News Release | Andrea | Chemistry
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Flight of Writers to Pair Wine with U-Idaho Creative Writers’ Work
Posted: Tuesday, April 23 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – In the same way wine is paired with food, the University of Idaho’s Department of English will pair wine with written work by some of the regions’ writers. Fugue, a literary journal published by U-Idaho’s Department of English, will host a public event called Flight of Writers on Friday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at Bloom, 403 S. Main St. in Moscow. Featured read...
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U-Idaho to Present Screening of Vietnam Pivotal Combat Documentary
Posted: Wednesday, April 10 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host a screening of the documentary “Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor” on Friday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main St. in Moscow. A panel discussion will follow. The documentary recounts the story of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment during the 77-day siege in Khe Sanh, Viet...
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Letters, Arts & Social Sciences | English | Robert Wrigley | Kim Barnes | News Release | Operation Education | Veterans
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Adam Johnson, Novelist and Whiting Writers’ Award Winner, to Read at University of Idaho April 10
Posted: Friday, March 29 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – Novelist and short story writer Adam Johnson will read from his work and sign books Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Law School Courtroom at the Menard Law Building on the University of Idaho campus. “Adam is writing some of the most engaging, most important American fiction,” said Doug Heckman, MFA creative writing program director. “His writing is ...
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English | News Release | Doug Heckman | English
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