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Bioarcheological Applications in Cultural Resource Management

Monday, September 23, 2019

Jessica Mathis, a graduate student in biological anthropology, will lecture on bioarcheological applications in cultural resource management at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Discovery Hall 505.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

Chemistry Seminar: New Transformations of Renewable Alcohols Catalyzed by Oxo-Metal Compounds

Monday, September 23, 2019

Professor Kenneth Nicholas of the University of Oklahoma will give a Chemistry Seminar at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in Chemistry Building 144. A reception will follow in CHEM 105.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Howe to Discuss Contribution of Women's Writings to Global Islamic Revival, Sept 30

Monday, September 23, 2019

Justine Howe of Case Western Reserve University will give a lecture titled "Reviving Islam in Cold War America" at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 in Gearhart Hall Room 258.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Middle East Studies

Anthropologist Contributes to Major Study of Large Animal Extinction

Friday, September 20, 2019

Research published in Science explains the effect of human-influenced mass extinction of giant carnivores and herbivores from North America.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology

Theatre Alumna Rachel Lynett Receives Artists 360 Award

Friday, September 20, 2019

The Mid-America Arts Alliance named 20 recipients of its 2019 Artists 360 Awards, recognizing top performing, visual and literary artists from across the region, including Department of Theatre alumna Rachel Lynett.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards Theatre

A Q&A with Fulbright College Alumnus Jacob Shores-Argüello

Friday, September 20, 2019

Jacob Shores-Argüello, a graduate of the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, is the recipient of the 2018 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry, a $100,000 prize. Learn more in this Q&A with him.

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

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.

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

English Professor Publishes Article on #MeToo and Responding to Gender-Based Violence

Thursday, September 19, 2019

An article by Jo Hsu, assistant professor of English, is the lead essay in a special issue — "The #MeToo Moment: A Rhetorical Zeitgeist" — of the Women's Studies in Communication journal.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities English

Joshua Byron Smith to Give Invited Talk at Cambridge

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Joshua Byron Smith, associate professor of English and director of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, will discuss Welsh saints during an invited talk at the University of Cambridge next week.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures English

Music Professor Receives Artists 360 Award

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Lia Uribe, associate professor of music, will use her grant to produce and record music for bassoon written by contemporary composers who represent marginalized minorities in Latin America and the U.S.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards Music
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