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Campus activities will continue today, including Dean B. Ellis Library opening at noon, women's basketball this afternoon at 2 p.m. and the Delta Symphony Concert at Fowler Center.

With up to a 1/4 inch of ice on trees around campus, please use caution as the ice begins to fall from trees and elevated surfaces. Many tree limbs have fallen, and during today, more will fall with the ice load in the wind.

While the icy landscape looks pretty, please stay away from low hanging branches and watch out for persistent icy patches on the ground.

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Delta Symposium XXIII: Caring for Community

04/5/2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


The Department of English, Philosophy, and World Languages at Arkansas State University will host the twenty-third annual Delta Symposium on April 5-8, 2017. The Delta Symposium features scholarship on a wide variety of expressive forms and will present work from multidisciplinary approaches including literary criticism, cultural studies, history, anthropology, folklore, ethnomusicology, sociology, speech communication, and heritage studies. The event features research in the humanities and social sciences, resonant with this year's theme of “Caring for Community.”

The 2017 event includes a number of unique partnerships, including:

• The Delta Flix Film and Media Festival, featuring special presentations by filmmakers, photographers, and multimedia artists.

• “Dylan Day” – Scholarship in Honor of Frances Hunter will be held on Saturday, featuring research and multimedia presentations exploring Dylan’s artistry and life history.

• The Arkansas Roots Music Festival will commence on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. and continues through the support from KASU FM 91.9.

• Screening of featured film “In Country” on Thursday evening Carl R. Reng Student Union

The full schedule is on the Delta Symposium website.

For more information, contact Dr. Gregory Hansen at ghansen@AState.edu or 870-972-3508.