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Philosophy Presents Columbia University's Wolfgang Mann as Spellman Lecturer, Oct. 6

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wolfgang Mann of Columbia University will deliver the annual Spellman Lecture in the History of Philosophy, titled "'God' as First Principle in Plato and Aristotle," on Oct. 6 in Old Main 325.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Humanities Lectures History Philosophy

Todd Cleveland to Lecture on 'Soccer'

Monday, September 11, 2017

The lecture offers a preview of the Honors College Signature Seminar coming in the spring semester of 2018.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Honors College Events Humanities Lectures History

In Memoriam: James S. Chase, Professor Emeritus of History

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Department of History and the university community have lost a longtime member of the faculty. Emeritus professor James S. Chase died at the end of July in Fayetteville.

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Arkansas Historical Association Invites Proposals for Annual Conference

Friday, August 25, 2017

The Arkansas Historical Association invites presentation proposals for its 77th annual conference in Fort Smith, April 19-21, 2018. The conference theme is Frontiers and Borders. 

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Summer Stipends Pave Way for Humanities Research Around the World

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Five humanities scholars in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences competed for and earned $5,000 summer stipends to engage in research abroad and/or writing respites. 

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Summer Stipends Pave Way for Humanities Research in Archives and Museums Around the World

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

 Five humanities scholars in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences competed for and earned $5,000 summer stipends

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Art History Philosophy World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

University Libraries Digitize Southland Papers

Friday, June 16, 2017

A new digital exhibit is now available for viewing on the University Libraries' website tells the story of the first institution of higher learning west of the Mississippi River for African-Americans.

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Second Fulbright Student Wins Hudson Award

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Graduate student Nathaniel Conley has won a James J. Hudson Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for the 2017-18 academic year.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Awards Humanities History

University of Arkansas Student Chosen as James Madison Fellow

Friday, May 12, 2017

Fellowship for graduate study is awarded to current or future teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary level.

College of Education and Health Professions Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Education Politics Curriculum and Instruction History Political Science

Historian Publishes Book on Suicide and Modernity in Mexico

Friday, April 14, 2017

Kathryn Sloan, associate dean in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, has published a cultural and social history of suicide in early 20th century Mexico with the University of California Press.

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