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U of A Humanities Center Announces Spring Funding Competitions
The University of Arkansas Humanities Center is happy to announce their spring funding competitions to help support humanities research and its distribution.
New 'Short Talks' Features Director of U of A's African and African American Studies Program
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.
Two International Students Benefit From Omni International Student Scholarship
Narmine Ben Aissa, an undergraduate student in computer science and mathematics, and Mehreen Jamal, a doctoral candidate in history, received OMNI endowed student scholarships.
Outstanding Faculty Honored by Arkansas Alumni Association
The Arkansas Alumni Association has announced the 2020 Distinguished Faculty Achievement and Baum Award recipients: Ro Di Brezzo, Greg Thoma, Benjamin Runkle and Jeannie Whayne.
Austin's New Book Looks at Indigenous, African and Spanish Interethnic Relations in Colonial Paraguay
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.
Asian Studies Program Hosts China Town Hall Virtual Discussion and National Webcast Tonight
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.
Asian Studies Program Hosts Nov. 10 China Town Hall Virtual Discussion and National Webcast
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.
Caree Banton Named Director of African and African American Studies
Banton, a noted scholar in African Diaspora history, will lead the program in the university’s Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
Department of History Continues Eight-Week Student Success Initiative
The initiative provides an alternate pathway for students to make degree progress despite having academic setbacks at the beginning of the semester.
Anti-Mexican Violence in the 20th Century: Historical Lessons for Today
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.