ARKANSAS AND THE PULITZER PRIZE
Celebrating 100 Years of the Pulitzer Prize
From the Pulitzer Prize Campfire Initiative
The Arkansas Humanities Council will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize with four lectures focusing on winners of the prize with Arkansas connections.
John Gould Fletcher Lecture • April 14, 2016, 7pm
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1939: Ben Johnson, Southern Arkansas University Professor of History and biographer of John Gould Fletcher will give the lecture at the Ron Robinson Theater during the 2016 Arkansas Literary Festival. The lecture will be followed by a discussion of Fletcher and his poetry.
Ernest Hemingway Lecture • June 23, 2016, 7pm
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1953: Alex Vernon of Hendrix College will give the lecture at ASU Jonesboro.
The Arkansas Gazette Lecture • October 4, 2016, 7pm Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Service and Editorial Writing 1958: Ray Mosley will give the lecture at the Ron Robinson Theater.
Paul Greenberg Lecture • Fall 2016
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing 1969. The lecture will be at the Ron Robinson Theater.
Funded in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council, The National Endowment For The Humanities and The Pulitzer Prize Campfire Initiative.