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Caree Banton Named Director of African and African American Studies

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Banton, a noted scholar in African Diaspora history, will lead the program in the university’s Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Diversity & Inclusion Humanities African and African American Studies Program Department of History

Middle East Studies Forum to Discuss Anti-Black Racism in the Middle East, Today

Monday, October 26, 2020

The King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies will host "Anti-Black Racism in the Middle East," a forum featuring regional experts and Middle East Studies faculty, at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 26, via Zoom.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Events International Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia African and African American Studies Program Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies Program Department of Anthropology Department of English Middle East Studies Program

Washington County Community Remembrance Project Venerates Local Victims From Lynching Era

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

A group of U of A and Fayetteville people committed to addressing painful themes in troubling racial history of our community is working to establish a memorial marker in the historic Oaks Cemetery.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Honors College Humanities African and African American Studies Program School of Journalism & Strategic Media School of Social Work

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & 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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia African and African American Studies Program Department of History
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