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U of A's Asian Studies Program Hosts Webcast of the 2019 China Town Hall, Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Asian Studies Program will broadcast the webcast of the 13th annual China Town Hall and host a discussion to follow from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 in Old Main 201, Giffels Auditorium.  

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies History Political Science World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Study Abroad Opportunity in France

Monday, November 11, 2019

This study-abroad program offers intermediate and advanced students in French an intensive program in French language and culture based in the city of Perpignan.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Humanities International Office of Study Abroad & International World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Six University of Arkansas Alumni and Students Selected to Teach English in Japan

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Five U of A alumni and one graduate student were selected as Assistant Language Teachers for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, allowing the students to teach English this year in Japan.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Humanities International Points of Pride World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Study Abroad Opportunity: England Summer 2020

Thursday, November 07, 2019

An information session about residing in England for five weeks next summmer to study all aspects of the Middle Ages will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Old Main 319.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities English History Office of Study Abroad & International World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Latin American Expert to Speak on the Politics of Female Genocide in Mexico

Monday, November 04, 2019

Gareth Williams of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will present his lecture, "2666, or the Novel of Force." The lecture will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Mullins Library, Room 104.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies History Latin American and Latino Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Dante and the Arab World: A Story of a Controversy

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Valerio Cappozzo of the University of Mississippi will give a  lecture titled "Dante and the Arab World: A Story of a Controversy" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Gearhart Hall Room 026.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures English Middle East Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Research Participants of Color Needed for Arkansas Accent and Dialect Project

Monday, October 28, 2019

Native Arkansans of color of all ages and genders are needed to participate in a research project to study and archive the various accents and dialects of Arkansas.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Studies African and African American Studies Anthropology Asian Studies Communication Latin American and Latino Studies Theatre World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

German/Walton College Student Interning in Germany for Fall

Friday, October 25, 2019

Esther Heckmann, an Honors College student majoring in management and German, landed a semester-long internship with the German company Krones.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Humanities International Management World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Jewish Studies Lecture: 'Genocide by Mass Shooting' to Be Given by Andrew Buchanan

Monday, October 21, 2019

Andrew Buchanan of the University of Vermont will give a lecture on "Genocide by Mass Shooting" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the classroom of the Multicultural Center in the Arkansas Union.

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

Levine to Lecture on Jews and Greeks in Ancient Egypt and the Alexandrian Library, Oct. 14

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Professor Daniel B. Levine will present his research on the second-century B.C.E. Greek "Letter of Aristeas," the earliest text that mentions the Alexandrian Library, at 6 p.m. Monday in GEAR 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Classical Studies World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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