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African and African American Studies Fall Lecturer Kiese Laymon to Give Reading Nov. 7

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Kiese Laymon, a Black southern writer from Jackson, Mississippi and winner of the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction will give a reading of his work at 6 p.m. Nov. 7.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures African and African American Studies Interdisciplinary Studies

American Historical Association Honors Fulbright College's Calvin White Jr. with 2019 Equity Award

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Calvin White Jr., associate professor of history and associate dean of humanities in Fulbright College, has been awarded the 2019 Equity Award by the American Historical Association.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Points of Pride African and African American Studies History

New 'Arkansas Soul' Student Program Creates Microsite for Arkansas Tourism

Monday, July 08, 2019

Twelve minority high school student journalists learned reporting skills at the U of A, explored Arkansas and created a new tourism microsite.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Humanities Outreach African and African American Studies Journalism

African and African American Studies Program Graduate Fellows Research Symposium

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The African and African American Studies Program hosts the 2019 Graduate Fellows Research Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Memorial Hall 230.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures Research & Innovation African and African American Studies History

U of A Graduate Awarded Prestigious Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Samantha Tafoya, a 2018 graduate, earned a fellowship to support her master’s studies and to pursue a career in the U.S. Foreign Service.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride African and African American Studies Anthropology Journalism Political Science

Black Book: A New Play Written and Performed by Austin Dean Ashford

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Two performances of the one-man show Black Book will be presented by playwright and actor Austin Dean Ashford at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 2 p.m. Wednesday at the University Theater.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Diversity and Inclusion Entertainment Events Points of Pride African and African American Studies Theatre

U of A Hosts 'Fearless Conversation' on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Tonight

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The next event in the Fearless Conversations series will be at 5:30 p.m. today, Nov. 7, in Giffels Auditorium of Old Main. This event is free and open to the public.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences African and African American Studies Social Work

African and African American Studies Hosts Lecture Featuring Nikole Hannah-Jones

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The African and African American Studies Program presents Nikole Hannah-Jones, an award-winning reporter who will speak about modern-day segregation at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Reynolds Center. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences African and African American Studies

U of A Hosts 'Fearless Conversation' on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The next event in the Fearless Conversations series will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Giffels Auditorium of Old Main. This event is free and open to the public.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences African and African American Studies Social Work

Graduate Student and Professor Partner to Present at National ALGBTQIC Conference

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Doctoral student Tremaine Leslie and assistant professor Valandra offered research and tools to help counseling practitioners understand cultural impacts

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Health Research & Innovation African and African American Studies Counselor Education Social Work
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