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Gender Studies Director Publishes New Book, 'Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties'

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Lisa M. Corrigan, associate professor of communication, has written a new book about the ways the black liberation movement confronted ideologies of progress and equality through emotional discourse.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research and Innovation African and African American Studies Program Department of Communication Latin American and Latino Studies Program

Touré F. Reed to Deliver History's Donovan Lecture on 'Woke Neoliberalism'

Monday, February 24, 2020

Illinois State University's Touré F. Reed will present "Woke Neoliberalism: The Conservative Implications of Liberal Race Reductionism" as the Timothy Donovan Lecturer at 7 p.m. March 2 in Giffels Auditorium.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Humanities Lectures Virtual Events African and African American Studies Program Department of History

'Art Ventures @ FPAC' Brings Black History Salon to Campus

Friday, February 21, 2020

'Art Ventures @ FPAC' will present U of A's Caree Banton for a lecture, "Black Artists and the White Gaze," on Monday, Feb. 24. at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Fine Arts Humanities Lectures Outreach Virtual Events African and African American Studies Program Department of History School of Art

Honors College Lecture to Explore the Political Side of Intimacy

Thursday, February 20, 2020

 

Lisa Corrigan, associate professor and director of the Gender Studies Program, will present a public lecture on how intimacy has shaped politics through history.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Lectures Virtual Events African and African American Studies Program Department of Communication Latin American and Latino Studies Program

African and African American Studies Program Graduate Fellowship Applications Open

Friday, February 07, 2020

The African and African American Studies Program iwill award several Graduate Fellowships of up to $3,000 each to support graduate research and scholarly engagement in the program.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Humanities African and African American Studies Program Department of History

One Book, One Community Initiative Hosts Free Screening of 'Just Mercy' Feb. 6

Monday, February 03, 2020

The U of A's One Book, One Community initiative is sponsoring a free screening of Just Mercy at the AMC Theater at Fiesta Square in Fayetteville at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Entertainment Humanities Outreach Social Sciences Virtual Events African and African American Studies Program Department of Political Science School of Social Work

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 & Inclusion Humanities Lectures Virtual Events African and African American Studies Program 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 Program Department of History
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