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February 2020

John Kirk: “What is the Civil Rights Movement?”

February 4 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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To mark the publication of his ninth book, The Civil Rights Movement: A Documentary Reader (New York and London: Wiley, 2019), Kirk reflects on the ways…

March 2020

David Baylis: “Where the Sidewalk Never Begins: Race, Class, Accessibility, and Wellness in Little Rock, AR”

March 3 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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In some circles, questions of accessibility hardly come up. If they do, they tend to be discussed with respect to leisure or convenience (e.g.…

National History Day – Breaking Barriers in History

March 7
Free

The Department of History hosts the History Day competition annually for students in Pulaski (south of the Arkansas River), Saline, Garland, Hot Spring, Grant,…

April 2020

Nathan Marvin: “Rethinking the Legend of Petit Jean: History and Memory of French Colonization in Arkansas”

April 7 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Free

The legend of “Petit Jean,” an 18th-century French woman who disguised herself as a soldier to accompany her lover on an expedition to North…

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