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Grants for Humanities Research by Faculty, Grad and Undergrad Students on Systemic Racism

Thursday, October 01, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Research and Innovation Department of Communication Department of English Department of History Department of Philosophy Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures School of Journalism & Strategic Media

Former NFL Pro Bowl Player and Super Bowl Champion to Deliver Lecture to U of A Community

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion Diversity & Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures Department of History

New Endowed Fund Honors Memory of History Professor Emeritus Tom Kennedy

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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 of Arts & Sciences Giving Humanities Lectures Department of History

Hammond to Discuss History, Politics and the Opening of Taipei Grand Mosque, Tonight

Thursday, September 10, 2020

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."

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Asian Studies Program Department of History International Studies Program Middle East Studies Program

History Department and Libraries' Open Educational Resources Save U of A Students $50,000

Thursday, September 10, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Global Campus University Libraries Academic Affairs Humanities Department of History Mullins Library

Hammond to Discuss History, Politics and the Opening of Taipei Grand Mosque, Sept. 10

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Asian Studies Program Department of History International Studies Program Middle East Studies Program

University of Arkansas Humanities Center Announces Publishing Subvention Grants

Monday, July 27, 2020

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.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Research and Innovation Department of Communication Department of English Department of History Department of Philosophy Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures School of Journalism & Strategic Media
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