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.
Monday, December 17, 2018
Papers, panel proposals sought for UNT conference exploring lasting impact of WWI, imperialism
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas Department of History is seeking scholars and student researchers to present in an upcoming conference offering a global, interdisciplinary perspective on World War I and its lasting legacy.
Leading up to the 100-year anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles signing that formally brought an end to WWI, the university will host the two-day conference, ...
Monday, December 3, 2018
UNT receives funds from Julia Child Foundation to establish food history fellowship
DENTON (UNT), Texas – A new master’s degree fellowship at the ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
UNT students will attempt world’s longest podcast this week
DENTON (UNT), Texas – A group of students at the University of North Texas will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest live audio stream this week.
Beginning 4 p.m. Nov. 15 (Thursday), students in the Department of Media Arts will live stream from a lecture hall in the university’s Radio, TV, Film & Performing Arts building. Their goal is to live stream through 2:30 a.m. Nov. 18 (Sunday). That would go beyond the ...
Friday, November 9, 2018
Feminist scholars to analyze current state of global politics at UNT event Nov. 12
What: Feminist Struggles in Dark Times: A Transnational Dialogue – Seven female scholars come together to weigh in on the current state of politics across the world, as well as how feminism is essential to modern times, at a...
Monday, October 29, 2018
UNT conference to look at media arts’ role in creating a more equitable, just society
What: Mediating Change conference
When: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Nov. 1 (Thursday) and 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 (Friday)
Where: Various locations on campus at University of North Texas, Denton; See conference website for detailed agenda and locations.
Who: BlackStar Film Festival founder Maori Karmael Holmes, documentary filmmakers PJ Raval and Curran Nault and scholars from UNT and other universities will...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Mankiyali is disappearing. Can UNT help preserve it before it’s gone?
There are an estimated 7,000 languages spoken all over the world. It is possible that as many as half of those languages will be gone by the end of the century. University of North Texas College of Information associate professor Sadaf Munshi wants to learn everything about Mankiyali before it is gone.
“The National Science Foundation awarded us a $284,000 grant to document and preserve Mankiyali, a severely endangered language,” Munshi said. “The language exhibits a number...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
New UNT urban planning degree will meet needs of growing workforce
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
New master’s degree in emergency management and disaster science to meet rising demand for experts
Monday, October 1, 2018
UNT professors can offer insight on culture, history during Hispanic Heritage Month
DENTON (UNT), Texas –Communities across the U.S. are celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month including the University of North Texas, which is hosting on-campus events showcasing Hispanic culture, history and more.
UNT is home to scholars across a variety of disciplines who dedicate their studies toward Hispanic culture and history.
- Priscilla Solis Ybarra in the Department of English specializes in contemporary Chicana/o literature and...