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Historian Zimmerman to Lecture Monday on American Civil War and Its Global Context

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Andrew Zimmerman will present "The American Civil War: A Global History on the Mississippi River" as the 2017-18 Timothy Donovan Lecturer at 6 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Giffels Auditorium.

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Media Studies Professor Benjamin Peters to Present 'The Soviet Internet' Lecture on April 16

Monday, April 09, 2018

Benjamin Peters, of University of Tulsa and Yale Law School, will give a free lecture titled "The Soviet Internet: Beyond the Book" at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 16 in Gearhart Hall Auditorium (GEAR 26).

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Call for Proposals: Whiting Foundation Public Engagement Fellowship and Seed Grant

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Humanities Program in Fulbright College invites proposals from faculty in traditional humanities departments who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation.

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Department of History Presents Inaugural Tom Kennedy Endowed Lecture

Friday, March 09, 2018

Padraic Kennedy of York College of Pennsylvania will give the inaugural Tom Kennedy Endowed Lecture about construction of an Irish national identity at 7 p.m. March 15.

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U of A Fayetteville Campus to Host Arkansas College Art History Symposium for First Time

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Fulbright College, the Fay Jones School, the School of Art and the humanities program will host the March 8-9 symposium, which celebrates future historians.

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Centennial of Russian Revolution (1917-2017): From the Soviet Union to Cuba Through Five Films

Monday, February 19, 2018

The semester-long film series starting Tuesday will reflect on "The Centennial of Russian Revolution (1917-2017): From the Soviet Union to Cuba through Five Films."

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Historian Talks Hillbilly Hellraiseres

Friday, February 16, 2018

J. Blake Perkins, assistant professor of history at Williams Baptist College, will give a lecture on Ozark defiance at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in Gearhart Hall Auditorium, Room 26.

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U of A Professor to Lecture on Threat of 'Bad Medicine' in Modern Times

Thursday, February 08, 2018

History professor Tricia Starks will discuss the dangerous links between the state, medicine and power at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14.  

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Middle East Cinema Series Announces Spring 2018 Line-Up

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Nadi Cinema introduces viewers to the storytelling and vision of filmmakers across North Africa and the Middle East. All screenings take place at 7 p.m. in the Hembree Auditorium.

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Sturgis International Fellowship for Students Seeking International Research or Internships

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Fulbright College Honors Program is once again accepting applications for the prestigious Sturgis International Fellowship. The deadline to submit is 4 p.m. Thursday, March 1.

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