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New 'Short Talks' Features Director of U of A's African and African American Studies Program

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

Caree Banton discusses her recent appointment as director of the African and African American Studies Program and her latest book about the Baradian migration to Liberia during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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

Austin's New Book Looks at Indigenous, African and Spanish Interethnic Relations in Colonial Paraguay

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Professor Shawn Austin's new book, Colonial Kinship, uses an ethnographic lens of analysis to trace the history of conquest and colonization in Paraguay during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation Social Sciences Department of History

Asian Studies Program Hosts China Town Hall Virtual Discussion and National Webcast Tonight

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Neil Thomas, senior research associate at Paulson Institute, will offer a town-hall style discussion followed by a national webcast with investor and philanthropist Ray Dalio at 6 p.m. tonight.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Economic Development Events Humanities International Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Politics & Government Social Sciences Asian Studies Program Department of History Department of Political Science

Asian Studies Program Hosts Nov. 10 China Town Hall Virtual Discussion and National Webcast

Friday, November 06, 2020

Neil Thomas, senior research associate at Paulson Institute, will offer a town-hall style discussion followed by a national webcast with investor and philanthropist Ray Dalio at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Economic Development Events Humanities International Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Politics & Government Social Sciences Asian Studies Program Department of History Department of Political Science

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

Department of History Continues Eight-Week Student Success Initiative

Thursday, November 05, 2020

The initiative provides an alternate pathway for students to make degree progress despite having academic setbacks at the beginning of the semester.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Libraries Academic Affairs Humanities Points of Pride Department of History

Anti-Mexican Violence in the 20th Century: Historical Lessons for Today

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The Latin American and Latino Studies Program presents a talk by Monica Munoz Martinez, associate professor of history at the University of Texas, Austin, on the larger forgotten history of anti-Mexican violence in the United States. 

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Humanities Law & Justice Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia Politics & Government Department of History
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