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AIM Conference Looks to Attract Students from Underrepresented Populations

Monday, February 19, 2018

The U of A Black Graduate Students' Association, in conjunction with the Graduate School and International Education, will host the Attracting Intelligent Minds Conference Feb. 22-25.

Graduate School Events Lectures Student Organizations

English Professor Named President of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature

Monday, February 19, 2018

Lisa Hinrichsen, associate professor of English and director of graduate studies in the Department of English, has been named president of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Humanities Points of Pride English

Acapella Group Backtrack to Perform Friday

Monday, February 19, 2018

University Programs hosts the acapella group Backtrack at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in the Arkansas Union Theatre on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union.

Student Affairs Arts Entertainment Events

From the Perspective of an Innocence Project Exoneree

Monday, February 19, 2018

Randall Mills speaks about his experiences with the legal and correctional systems and his work with the Innocence Project at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in Giffels Auditorium.

Events Law and Justice Lectures

Portuguese Program Hosts Gabriela Watson and Free Documentary Screening

Monday, February 19, 2018

Filmmaker and activist Gabriela Watson will be screening her documentary film titled "Baobab Flowers," at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26,in the Arkansas Union Theater. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Diversity & Multiculturalism Entertainment Events Humanities International Lectures World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

International Affairs Expert to Discuss Challenges Facing Arab States, Feb. 26

Monday, February 19, 2018

Lisa Anderson, a Columbia University professor, will give a lecture titled "The State and Its Competitors in the Arab World" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Middle East Studies

Watch 'The Help' Thursday night

Monday, February 19, 2018

University Programs hosts The Help at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the University Programs Video Theater located on the fourth floor of the Arkansas Union.

Student Affairs Entertainment Events

Italian Professor Edits Book on Pasolini

Monday, February 19, 2018

Calabretta-Sajder, visiting assistant professor of Italian, recently published the edited volume Pasolini's Lasting Impressions: Death, Eros, and Literary Enterprise in the Opus of Pier Paolo Pasolini.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities International World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Sweet Chariot Program Explores and Educates About the Underground Railroad

Monday, February 19, 2018

The journey begins 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at two starting locations: Brough Dining Center Lobby and the Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education lobby in the Arkansas Union.

Student Affairs Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Residential life Housing

Indiana School Choice Scholarship Program Topic of Lecture Friday

Monday, February 19, 2018

Ben Scafidi, director of the Education Economic Center at Kennesaw State University, will give a lecture at noon Friday, Feb. 23, about the fiscal effects of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Education Reform
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