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Explore the Spiro Mounds With U of A's Archaeology, 3D Virtual Reality Team, April 26-27

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Arkansas Stories series continues April 26-27 with story-telling and 3D immersive VR experiences centered on a pivotal Native American site.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Humanities World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Explore the Spiro Mounds With U of A's Archaeology, 3D Virtual Reality Team

Friday, April 19, 2019

Arkansas Stories series continues April 26-27 with story-telling and 3D immersive VR experiences centered on a pivotal Native American site.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Entertainment Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Humanities World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Multi-Sensory Musical Project 'Monajat' Performed at Stella Boyle Concert Hall March 28

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

"Monajat," singer Galeet Dardashti's most recent multi-sensory piece, will be performed at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events International Humanities Middle East Studies Music

U of A Hosts Symposium About England and Europe Centuries Before Brexit

Friday, March 15, 2019

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program will host a day-long symposium titled "No Island is an Island: The Circulation of English Books and People in Pre-modern Europe" Thursday, March 28.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Classical Studies History Humanities

U of A Professor Wins Prestigious Whiting Foundation Fellowship

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Poet Geffrey Davis is the first University of Arkansas professor to win this highly-selective grant, to support On the Row: Prison Story Project.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Outreach Points of Pride Creative Writing English Humanities

Gendering Dark Age Jesus: Humanities Research Colloquium Features Lynda Coon

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Lynda Coon, professor of history and dean of the Honors College, will discuss her book project "Dark Age Jesus" during a colloquium at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, in the Carnall Inn classroom.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Research & Innovation History Humanities

Award-Winning Film on Controversial Pakistani Physicist to Screen March 7

Friday, March 01, 2019

The documentary explores the legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam, with a director’s talk to follow the screening.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Entertainment Events Humanities Lectures Science Creative Writing English Humanities Physics

'A View from the Ridge' Features Native American Family's Complex History

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A Faulkner Center event showcases readings from Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play Sovereignty, along with an expert-led conversation on Feb. 18.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Arts Cultural Events Diversity and Inclusion Entertainment Events Humanities Lectures History Humanities Theatre

Lecture to Discuss Boundaries, Bridges of Medieval Mediterranean Language, Sept. 20

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

University of Michigan's Karla Mallette will give a lecture titled "Lives of the Great Languages: Arabic, Latin and the Mediterranean Lingua Franca" at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Humanities Middle East Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Spruill to Present 'Women's Rights, Family Values and the Polarization of American Politics' Sept. 12

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Marjorie J. Spruill, professor emerita at the University of South Carolina, will present "Women's Rights, Family Values and the Polarization of American Politics" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Giffel's Auditorium.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences School of Law Events Humanities Law and Justice Lectures History Humanities
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