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Historic Arkansas Museum

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200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
http://www.historicarkansas.org

November 2019

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

November 5 @ 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…

December 2019

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

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Free

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…

February 2020

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

February 4, 2020 @ 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…

April 2020

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

April 7, 2020 @ 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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