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Pryor Center Presents Lisa M. Corrigan: 'Feeling Riots: The Emotional Language of Urban Rebellion'

Friday, September 18, 2020

Lisa M. Corrigan, professor of communication, will give the first of four lectures focusing on racism, social justice, and policing hosted by the Pryor Center. It will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Pryor Center Department of Communication

Leonard Cassuto Talks about Preparing English Graduate Students for Diverse Careers

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Fordham University's Leonard Cassuto, author of the forthcoming The New Ph.D., recently visited virtually with graduate students and faculty from the Department of English about the need for career diversity to be emphasized in humanities graduate programs

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Graduate School Humanities Lectures Department of English

Italian Professor Initiates 'Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition' Seminar Series

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Daniela D'Eugenio, assistant professor of Italian, will initiate the five-part series with "The Hopeless Tricked and the Clever Trickster from Boccaccio to Basile," via Zoom at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

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

New Endowed Fund Honors Memory of History Professor Emeritus Tom Kennedy

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Colleagues, friends and former students of Thomas "Tom" C. Kennedy, professor emeritus of history, have donated more than $25,000 to endow an annual lecture program in Kennedy's honor.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Giving Humanities Lectures Department of History

Communication Professor Awarded Grant to Study Transgender Suicide History

Monday, September 14, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Month and Joe Hatfield, assistant professor of communication, has received a grant to support ongoing research on the rhetorical history of transgender suicide in United States' popular culture.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Research and Innovation Department of Communication

Hammond to Discuss History, Politics and the Opening of Taipei Grand Mosque, Tonight

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Kelly Hammond, assistant professor of history and Asian studies, will give a lecture tonight titled "Cold War Mosque: Asian geopolitics, the politicization of religious spaces, and the Taipei Mosque."

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Asian Studies Program Department of History International Studies Program Middle East Studies Program

History Department and Libraries' Open Educational Resources Save U of A Students $50,000

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The project will reduce the average cost of books used in HIST 2003 and HIST 2013 by 25% for students who take the core curriculum American history courses this year.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Global Campus University Libraries Academic Affairs Humanities Department of History Mullins Library

New Collection of Essays by English Professor Toni Jensen Released Today

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Carry, a memoir-in-essays about gun violence, land and indigenous women's lives by Toni Jensen, a professor of fiction in the Program in Creative Writing and Translation, was released today by Ballantine Books.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Creative Writing & Translation Program Department of English

Holocaust Survivor to Speak to Campus

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

A Chance to Live: A Family's Journey to Freedom By Pieter Kohnstam

Graduate School Events Humanities Lectures Public Policy Program
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