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The Late Great Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim Superstar, Tonight

Monday, March 02, 2020

Hanan Hammad of Texas Christian University will give a lecture about Layla Murad: Egypt's Jewish-Muslim singing star at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

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Indigenous Storytellers Series Continues With Cherokee Photographer Shane Brown

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Join the Pryor Center and the School of Journalism and Strategic Media for a series of evenings with celebrated Indigenous storytellers. The series continues tonight with Cherokee artist Shane Brown.

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Explore Latvia During Today's Holcombe Global Series

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The evening features a short presentation followed by a sampling of a common Latvian dish, medus rausis. The presentation starts at 8 p.m. today in Holcombe Hall's living room.

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Theatre's Contemporary Re-Imagining of 'The Book Of Ruth' Performed Feb. 14-23

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

In the Book Of, written by John Walch and directed by Michael Landman, opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the Global Campus Black Box Theater.

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Middle East Studies Discussion Group Meetings Begin Feb. 12

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Students are invited to participate in Majlis, a weekly informal discussion group open to anyone interested in the Middle East and North Africa, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 12.

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Discover Taiwan During This Week's Holcombe Global Series

Monday, February 10, 2020

This evening's presentation at 8 in Holcombe Hall features a sampling of some common Taiwanese dishes: sweet potato balls, braised pork rice, popcorn chicken and bubble tea.

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Yeaw to Lecture on Gender and Sexuality in the Late-Ottoman Period of Libya Feb. 12

Monday, February 03, 2020

Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of history at UALR, will lecture on "Sexuality in Libya from the Late-Ottoman Period to the Collapse of Empire" at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in Gearhart Hall Room 26.

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U of A Announces Schedule for Black History Month 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The University of Arkansas will celebrate Black History Month with a slate of events in February, from an interactive film screening to a voter town hall.

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Nigerian Immersion 2020 Offers Activities and Cultural Experience on Campus

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Register to experience cultural immersion during a program with the Nigerian National Youth Service Corps from 12:45-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Arkansas Union.

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