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UI’s English Department to Celebrate Hemingway Fest March 3-5
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
The University of Idaho’s Creative Writing Program’s Sixth Annual Hemingway Festival will honor the legacy of Ernest Hemingway and his connection to Idaho with a series of readings, a film and the Hemingway Feast from March 3-5. The event begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at BookPeople with UI Professor Ron McFarland reading from his new book “Appropriating Hemingway: Using Him a...
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Award-winning Writer Alison Hawthorne Deming to read at the University of Idaho on March 4
Posted: Monday, February 23
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 23, 2015 – Alison Hawthorne Deming visits the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre. 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 Deming.  “Alison Deming’s readings are magical,” said Scott Slovic, cha...
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2015 Borah Symposium Addresses National and International Border Issues
Posted: Thursday, February 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – Feb. 19, 2015 -- For more than 60 years, the University of Idaho’s Borah Foundation has focused attention on the causes of war and the conditions for peace. Its annual symposia bring together world leaders, diplomats, scholars and activists to discuss current problems facing our global community and to offer solutions.  The 2015 Borah Symposium is scheduled for Ap...
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CLASS hosts Majors Fair on Feb. 12
Posted: Friday, February 6
The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences will be hosting a Majors Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 in the Idaho Commons Summit Conference Center (fourth floor). All eight undergraduate colleges at the University of Idaho will be on hand to showcase the majors/programs offered at UI. If you have students who are undecided, undeclared or looking to add another major or mi...
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Egyptian Playwright, Journalist & Activist Explores Political Identity with “Solitaire”
Posted: Wednesday, October 1 2014
One-Night-Only Show will be Oct. 9  MOSCOW, Idaho — Oct. 1, 2014 — The University of Idaho Theatre Arts Department is honored to welcome Egyptian journalist, playwright, director, actor and activist Dalia Basiouny to the university, where she will perform her solo piece, “Solitaire”, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Hartung Theater. Tickets are $15 general admis...
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Journalist and Author William J. Dobson Speaking at Martin Forum
Posted: Tuesday, September 30 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 30, 2014 – Journalist and author Will Dobson will speak at the University of Idaho’s second Martin Forum of the year on Oct. 14. He will discuss “The Dictator’s Learning Curve,” building on the arguments of his book of the same title. Dobson will discuss his work starting at 7 p.m. in the University of Idaho Law School Courtroom, 711 S. R...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Artist Lineup
Posted: Monday, September 29 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 48th year with a dynamic lineup of nationally acclaimed artists and jazz professionals in Moscow, Idaho, Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 25-28. “This year’s festival lineup is showing off the myriad styles of jazz music,” said Steve Remington, festival executive director. “We&rsqu...
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Wappett Named Co-Director of UI Confucius Institute
Posted: Wednesday, September 24 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 24, 2014 – University of Idaho College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences Dean Andrew Kersten is pleased to appoint associate professor Matthew Wappett as the co-director of the University of Idaho Confucius Institute.  “I look forward to working with both Dr. Wappett and Dr. Hexian Xue from the South China University of Technology as they provide l...
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“A Bright New Boise” Examines Faith, Loss and Connection in Idaho
Posted: Wednesday, September 24 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho –  Sept. 24, 2014 – With a Boise setting, references to north Idaho and a storyline winding around twisted relationships – father and son, church and faith, loss and connection –  “A Bright New Boise” examines intriguing themes. The play was written by former Moscow resident Samuel D. Hunter, who was recently named a MacArthur Fellowship ...
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Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Festival Theme: “The Spirit of Harmony”
Posted: Monday, September 22 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 22, 2014 – The University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival will celebrate its 48th year of bringing nationally-acclaimed artists and jazz professionals to Moscow, Idaho, Feb. 25-28, 2015. This year’s festival theme, “The Spirit of Harmony,” sets the stage for a dynamic lineup of artist concerts, jazz clinics and workshops, and more. “W...
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