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October 2018

Truth and Deception in early Medieval Law

October 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Evenings with History presented by Michael Heil Early medieval European legislators cared deeply about truth and worried about lying and its consequences. Perjury, according to…

November 2018

From “the Inevitable Cabbage” to “American Vegetables,” or How Rural European Women Became Urban American Housewives

November 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Evenings with History presented by Marta Cieslak Between the 1870s and 1914, over eighteen million Europeans arrived in the United States. Most of them…

December 2018

Bajo de campana: Living “Under the Bell” in New Spain

December 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Evenings with History presented by Kristin Mann Bells were essential communication tools in the early modern Spanish empire. This talk will consider the ways…

February 2019

When the Depths Don’t give up their Dead: Exploring New Primary sources about the Elaine Race Massacre

February 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Evenings with History presented by Brian K. Mitchell What is known as the Elaine Massacre began on September 30, 1919, and continued until the arrival…

March 2019

Defining the American Empire

March 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Evenings with History presented by Charles Romney Scholars struggle to locate the right analytical framework to understand the expansion of the United States. Is…

April 2019

The End of Reconstruction and the Long-term Cost of Conservative Redemption

April 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Evenings with History presented by Carl Moneyhon Progressive and bi-racial governments created following Congressional intervention in the Reconstruction of the South in 1867 all…

October 2019

Katrina Yeaw: “Beyond Benghazi: A Brief History of Modern Libya”

October 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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In September 2012, members of the Islamic militant group Ansar al-Sharia, carried out coordinated attacks against the American diplomatic compound and another government facility…

November 2019

Kelly Houston Jones: “Absentee Plantations in the Mississippi Valley”

November 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Throughout the Mississippi Valley, including Arkansas, the actual owners of many plantations did not live on-site. This talk examines these operations, asking questions about…

History and Geography Trivia Night

November 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stones Throw Brewing, 402 E 9th St,
Little Rock, AR 72202 United States
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New and improved with faculty humiliating bonus rounds. All ages are welcome!

December 2019

Andrew Amstutz: “A (Publishing) House Divided: The End of Empire and the Partition of India and Pakistan”

December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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When the British empire in India ended in 1947, the Indian subcontinent was violently divided into the independent nation-states of India and Pakistan. During…

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