Kristen Mann

UA Little Rock professor explores role of Franciscan bells in history of New Spain

Since visiting 18th-century Franciscan missions in Texas as a child, Kristin Dutcher Mann, professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been fascinated by the role of sound and music in the history of New Spain.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor explores role of Franciscan bells in history of New Spain”

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Faculty members create research collective to highlight feminist research

Faculty members at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have started a group to explore feminist research and collaboration opportunities around campus.  Continue reading “Faculty members create research collective to highlight feminist research”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students write Letters of Hope to Syria as part of International Celebration Week. Photo by Brittany Wright.

UA Little Rock sends Letters of Hope to Syria

For sisters Taibah and Maisarah Alnadawi, having the opportunity to write letters of hope to the people of Syria was a small way to give back to the country that used to be their home.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock sends Letters of Hope to Syria”

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UA Little Rock to host disaster relief concert for Puerto Rico

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Music is partnering with the American Red Cross to hold a disaster relief concert benefiting the people of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host disaster relief concert for Puerto Rico”

Sofia Gonzalez. Photo courtesy of Arkansas Arts Council.

UA Little Rock alumni, employees chosen for Arkansas Artist Fellowships

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumni and employees from the Department of Art and Design have received a $4,000 fellowship from the Arkansas Arts Council.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alumni, employees chosen for Arkansas Artist Fellowships”