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Grants for Humanities Research by Faculty, Grad and Undergrad Students on Systemic Racism
The Steering Committee of the University of Arkansas Humanities Center has approved an expanded competition for grants funding humanities research on systemic racism. Applications due Oct. 31.
Former NFL Pro Bowl Player and Super Bowl Champion to Deliver Lecture to U of A Community
Brendon Ayanbadejo, a former NFL Pro Bowl player and Super Bowl champion, will deliver a virtual guest lecture titled "Use Your Voice" from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29.
New Endowed Fund Honors Memory of History Professor Emeritus Tom Kennedy
Colleagues, friends and former students of Thomas "Tom" C. Kennedy, professor emeritus of history, have donated more than $25,000 to endow an annual lecture program in Kennedy's honor.
Fulbright College Announces 2020 Annual Faculty Teaching and Research Awards
Fulbright College teaching and research faculty awards go to Todd Cleveland, Samantha Robinson, Bret Schulte, Lindsey Aloia, Susanne Striegler, Suresh Kumar Thallapuranam, and Kathleen Doody.
Hammond to Discuss History, Politics and the Opening of Taipei Grand Mosque, Tonight
Kelly Hammond, assistant professor of history and Asian studies, will give a lecture tonight titled "Cold War Mosque: Asian geopolitics, the politicization of religious spaces, and the Taipei Mosque."
History Department and Libraries' Open Educational Resources Save U of A Students $50,000
The project will reduce the average cost of books used in HIST 2003 and HIST 2013 by 25% for students who take the core curriculum American history courses this year.
Hammond to Discuss History, Politics and the Opening of Taipei Grand Mosque, Sept. 10
Kelly Hammond, assistant professor of history and Asian studies, will give a lecture about Asian geopolitics, religious spaces, and the Taipei Mosque at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, via Zoom.
U of A's Fulbright College Introduces 2020 Sturgis Fellows
Five incoming freshmen have received one of the university’s oldest and most prestigious fellowships, each worth $72,000.
History, Global Campus and OLLI to Offer Course 'COVID-19 and the History of Pandemics'
An online course, either for credit or for non-credit, will explore the connections between our current pandemic and how humans have experienced and responded to pandemics past.
University of Arkansas Humanities Center Announces Publishing Subvention Grants
The U of A Humanities Center has approved a total of three grants of up to $2,000 each for distribution this fall. Review of applications for the Publishing Subvention Grants will begin Nov. 1.