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Blair Center Conference to Mark 100th Anniversary of Elaine Riot

Friday, September 20, 2019

The Blair Center for Southern Politics and Society is sponsoring a conference, "Elaine at 100," on Sept. 26-27 at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock.

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Lecture: 'Towards a Theory-Practice of Queer Conocimiento'

Thursday, September 19, 2019

AnaLouise Keating of Texas Woman's University will give a lecture titled "Towards a Theory-Practice of Queer Conocimiento: Anzaldúan Insights for Transformation," at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 in J.B. Hunt 216.

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Kathryn Sloan, Director of Humanities, Named Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Kathryn Sloan, director of humanities and professor of history, will become the next vice provost for faculty affairs at the University of Arkansas, effective Oct. 1.

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Graduate Student Will Teague to Speak at Mullins Library Oct. 10

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Will Teague, a doctoral candidate in history, will present "Deportation as Diplomacy: Carter and the US-Iranian Relationship" at 5 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Special Collections reading room.

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Spring 2020 Honors College Retro Readings to Explore Secret Rituals and the Logistics of Science

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In Honors College Retro Readings courses, students from all colleges tackle classic texts from a contemporary, multidisciplinary point of view.

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Museum to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Fayetteville Public Library

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The University of Arkansas Museum will feature Central and South American materials at the Fayetteville Public Library from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Historian Publishes New Book on Legacy of J. William Fulbright

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Professor Alessandro Brogi, the book's lead co-editor, along with the book's authors, including Distinguished Professor Randall Woods, bring a fresh international perspective to their evaluation of Fulbright.

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International and Global Studies Students Participate in State Department Internships

Friday, September 06, 2019

Two students in Fulbright College — Maya Ungar and Jacob Condran — were recently placed in highly competitive internships with the U.S. State Department.

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Historian Publishes New Book on Race and Identity in Atlantic World

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Professor Caree Banton examines the Afro-Barbadians and provides a transatlantic approach to understanding the political and sociocultural consequences of their migration and settlement in Africa.

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Department of History forms New Partnership with Accelerate Student Achievement Program

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Department of History and the Accelerate Student Achievement Program cemented a new partnership this summer to help first-generation and Pell-eligible students from the Arkansas Delta.

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