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U of A Forms New Arkansas Humanities Center, Names Center Leadership

Monday, February 17, 2020

The Arkansas Humanities Center will support research in the humanities and be led by Tricia Starks, Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and a new steering committee.

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Medical Humanities Minor Now Available to U of A Students

Friday, February 14, 2020

The medical humanities minor gives an overview of the ways in which various disciplines in the humanities inform, intersect with, and apply to understandings of the medical arts and sciences.

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Honors College Lecture to Explore 'Animal Minds'

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Ed Minar, chair of the Department of Philosophy at the U of A, will present a public lecture on how we relate to and understand animal consciousness.

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English Alumni 'Alt-Ac' Speaker Panel to Take Place Nov. 18

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The graduate program in English will offer a panel discussion on alternative careers to academia for graduate students in English and other areas of the humanities at 5 p.m. Monday in Kimpel 102.

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Call for Proposals: Whiting Foundation Public Engagement and Seed Grants

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Humanities Program in Fulbright College invites proposals from faculty in traditional humanities departments who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation.

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Elisabeth Camp of Rutgers University to Give Department of Philosophy 2019 Kraemer Lecture

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Camp's lecture is titled "Just Kidding: Sarcasm, Jokes and Willful Deniability in Speech" and will be given at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.

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Elisabeth Camp of Rutgers University to Give Department of Philosophy 2019 Kraemer Lecture

Monday, February 04, 2019

Elisabeth Camp, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, will lecture on "Sarcasm, Jokes and Willful Deniability in Speech" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.

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