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Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia

Monday, April 23, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University, will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building Room 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Politics Social Sciences Anthropology Middle East Studies

American Creed Film Screening Intended to Spark Community Conversations

Friday, February 23, 2018

American Creed, a documentary about working across divides to realize American ideals, will be shown from 5:15 to 8:15 p.m. March 1 in the Gearhart Hall Auditorium

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Law and Justice Politics Social Sciences

Goering's New Co-Edited Book Focuses on Media Literacy in Era of Fake News

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A new book co-edited by U of A professor Chris Goering offers advice, perspective, theory and classroom activities for teaching students to be media savvy.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Politics Research & Innovation

Social Justice Activist to Speak as Part of Honors College Invites Series

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Payton Head, who sparked protests at the University of Missouri in 2015, will lecture on leadership and inclusion Tuesday, March 6.

Honors College Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Humanities Law and Justice Lectures Politics

Fall 2018 Honors College Forum Course to Track Midterm Elections

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Midterm Elections, a discussion-based Honors College Forum, will tackle the 2018 midterm elections, examining the congressional races and their implications. Apply by March 28 for the course.

Honors College Academic Affairs Politics

Governor Speaks on NAFTA at World Trade Center Arkansas

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke on the North American Free Trade Agreement and its impact on the state on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at an event titled “Arkansas and NAFTA.”

Business Economic Development Politics Arkansas World Trade Center

Author of 'White Rage' to Speak on Racial Divide One Year After Presidential Election

Friday, November 10, 2017

Carol Anderson, author of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide, will present the lecture about the cultural context leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Sam M. Walton College of Business Diversity & Multiculturalism Events Lectures Politics African and African American Studies English History Social Work

Arkansas Gubernatorial Candidate Mark West to Speak at U of A

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

The Young Americans for Liberty RSO will host Mark West for a speech at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in Giffels Auditorium.

Student Affairs Events Politics Student Organizations

Arkansas Poll Finds Arkansans Support Some LGBT Civil Rights But Not Others

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The poll also included questions on the death penalty, campaign finance and other issues.

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

Attend Campus Town Hall With Your Arkansas Representatives

Monday, November 06, 2017

University Housing will have a Campus Town Hall to meet local and state elected officials at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Hillside Auditorium 206. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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