Libraries Provide Resources on Arkansas Indigenous Peoples' Lived Experiences
To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the Libraries encourage campus to reflect on Arkansas land acknowledgements and the lived experiences of the indigenous peoples of Arkansas. Libraries personnel have worked this month on providing access to related print and digital materials.
Laura Cameron, education librarian, has created a display of printed materials and a virtual exhibit from the children's literature collection. The display is located in the northwest corner of Mullins Library's main floor and includes titles such as We Are Water Protectors, Wilma's Way Home, Who Was Sitting Bull? and others.
Lynaire Hartsell, user experience coordinator, has created another display of books from the diversity collection with titles including After the Trail of Tears, Osage Indian: Customs and Myths, Two Caddo Mound Sites in Arkansas and Cherokee Tragedy.
The Colonial Arkansas Post Ancestry digital collection offers "remarkable genealogical and ancestral work related to Colonial Arkansas conducted by Dorothy Core from the early 1960s to the mid-1990s." Several examples of primary resources within the collection include two Newspaper Articles on Quapaw Indians, an Arkansas History Timeline from 1541-1964, the Velma Nieberding and Dorothy Jones Core letter which provides a glimpse into French and Quapaw familial relations, notes on Saracen - Quapaw Tribal Chief and the Quapaw Treaty of 1824.
The U of A Office for Sustainability has partnered with the U of A Herbarium to inventory plants and collect seeds from an on-campus remnant prairie as a living laboratory for biology research.
The U of A Program in Creative Writing and Translation in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is proud to welcome translator Kate Briggs as its 2021-22 Walton Visiting Writer in Translation.
Schola Cantorum Takes "A Child's Christmas in Wales" on Tour for Three Performances Throughout Arkansas
The U of A Schola Cantorum returns to the stage with three performances of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" on Nov. 30, Dec. 2 and Dec. 4 in Hot Springs, Fayetteville and Batesville.
Casandra Cox, instructor in the Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology, will present "Teaching Authentically in an Age of Reality Superstars" from 2 - 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Home Economics 108.
The Office of the Provost and the U of A Teaching Academy are pleased to issue the call for proposals for the 2022 Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching.