Delta Blues Symposium workshops scheduledSU
to offer Australian Culture, Flora, and Fauna course
In conjunction with Delta Blues
Symposium XIII: The Sixties, ASU's English and Philosophy Department
welcomes Natasha Trethewey and Scott Ely to campus on Friday and
Saturday, March 30-31. Award-winning fiction writer Ely and
acclaimed poet Trethewey will read
from their works Friday night and conduct workshops Saturday
morning. Workshop participants must pre-enroll by submitting either
10-15 pages of fiction or 3-5 poems. Entries must be postmarked by
Feb. 28. Mark envelopes "Poetry" or "Fiction," and send name,
address, phone number, and e-mail address along with manuscripts to Creative Writing
Workshops, Box 1890, Dept. of English and Philosophy, Arkansas State
University, State University, AR 72467-1890. For details, see
ASU students will
have an opportunity to travel "down under" to meet Australia's
people and explore Australia's unique ecosystem via visits, lectures
and independent projects. Students will earn six undergraduate
credit hours while visiting Sydney, Canberra, Cairns and the Great
Barrier Reef, and an optional weekend excursion to Melbourne. The
month-long course runs from Monday, July 2-Wednesday, Aug. 1. For
more information, contact faculty leader
Dr. Amy Pearce at ext.
3282 or study abroad advisor
David Wick at ext. 2393.
Black History Month reflected in concert
On Saturday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m., the United Voices Gospel Choir will
present "Reflections," a free concert in observance of Black
History Month, at First Baptist Church, 700 Kitchen Street. For
details, contact Jerrod O.
Lockhart at ext. 2055.
Arkansas College Goal Sunday to be held at ASU
The Arkansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and
the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will host Arkansas'
first College Goal Sunday. On Sunday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m., in the
Computer Lab of the Dean B. Ellis Library, administrators will help students and
parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA) and provide information about state and
federal financial aid programs. For
Arkansas Repertory Theatre presents 'Fences'
Arkansas Repertory Theatre continues its 31st season with the
award-winning drama "Fences." "Fences" is part of Pulitzer Prize
winner August Wilson's ten-play cycle chronicling the 20th-century
African-American experience. "Fences" comes to Fowler Center for
performances on Tuesday, Feb. 20, Wednesday, Feb. 21, Friday, Feb.
23, and Saturday, Feb. 24. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets
may be purchased in advance for $8 at the ASU Central Box Office, by
calling (870) 972-ASU1, or online at
Tickets are $10 at the door.
For details, see NewsPage release.
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