Wednesday, September 4, 2019
UNT raising awareness about indigenous language revitalization with event series
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas is celebrating indigenous languages in a series of events this fall as part of the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages.
According to the UN’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 40 percent of the world’s estimated 6,700 languages are in danger of disappearing.
A language is not only a means of communication, it’s intertwined with the cultures, histories and identities of the people who...
Saturday, July 20, 2019
UNT’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference names winners of biography fellowship, reported narrative and personal essay contests
Saturday, July 20, 2019
UNT's Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference names 2019 winners of Best American Newspaper Narratives contest
Monday, July 15, 2019
UNT aims to help prevent homelessness and criminal recidivism in rural communities with $400K grant
Monday, April 29, 2019
UNT to host ‘Star Wars’ conference
What: Realizing Resistance, a “Star Wars” conference
When: 6 – 8 p.m. May 2 (Thursday); 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. May 3 (Friday) and May 4 (Saturday)
Where: May 2 at Denton County Brewing Company, 200 E. McKinney St., and May 3 –4 at UNT Willis Library, 1506 W. Highland St., Denton
Cost: Free, but registration is recommended at https://...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
‘Victoria & Abdul’ author to visit UNT for free film screening
What: Free film screening of “Victoria & Abdul” with author Shrabani Basu
When: 5:30-9 p.m. April 18 (Thursday)
Where: UNT University Union Lyceum, 1155 Union Circle, Denton
Journalist and author Shrabani Basu will be at the Univeristy of North Texas April 18 (Thursday) for a screening of “Victoria & Abdul,” a film based on her book...
Monday, March 25, 2019
UNT conference to celebrate the power of public service
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
National Geographic shows to feature UNT professors
Thursday, February 21, 2019
UNT Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference announces theme, dates, contests and speakers
DENTON (UNT), Texas — An annual event for journalists, writers and lovers of great...
Monday, February 11, 2019
UNT names 2019 winner of $10K Rilke Prize
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Washington, D.C., poet David Keplinger has been named the 2019 UNT Rilke Prize winner for his book “Another City.”
The UNT Rilke Prize is sponsored by the University of North Texas Department of English and has been awarded annually since 2012. The $10,000 prize recognizes a book written by a mid-career poet that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision. To be eligible, the book must have been released within the preceeding year.