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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

February 2016

Evenings with History Presents “The Drama of Prince Charlie and French Political Protest, 1745 – 1750”

February 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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$50 – $1000

Professor Thomas Kaiser presents "The Drama of Prince Charlie and French Political Protest, 1745 – 1750" Surely one of the most colorful and irresponsible…

March 2016

Evenings with History Presents “The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions in the 1940s”

March 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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$50 – $1000

Professor Charles Romney presents "The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions in the 1940s"Progressive unions flourished in the 1930s by working alongside…

April 2016

Evenings with History Presents “Winthrop Rockefeller: A Fiftieth Anniversary Reflection”

April 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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April 5, 2016 • 7 p.m. Historic Arkansas Museum at 200 E. Third Street in Little Rock John A. Kirk is George W. Donaghey Distinguished…

October 2016

“Music and Healing in Colonial Latin America” – Kristin Dutcher Mann

October 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Across cultures and time, music’s healing properties and mental effects have been recognized by healers, lay persons, and researchers. In seventeenth and eighteenth-century Latin…

November 2016

“Argument, Proof, and the Judgment of God: The Ordeal in Medieval Theory and Practice” – Michael Heil

November 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Irrational, violent, cruel: few phenomena seem to embody the pejorative sense of the word “medieval” better than the judicial ordeal (trial by fire, by…

December 2016

“Civil War Memory and Cultural Divides in Arkansas” – Carl Moneyhon

December 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Any perusal of the editorial page of the Arkansas Democrat­-Gazette or a stroll through the blogging world will show that Arkansans possess starkly different…

February 2017

“Some Degree of Separation: The Struggle for Equal Education in Little Rock in the 1960s” – James Ross

February 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Free

A lecture about how city leaders slowed desegregation efforts after the Little Rock 9.

March 2017

Exploring the Diversity of New Orleans’ Free Black Community

March 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Brian Mitchell discusses the exploration of New Orleans’s Free Black Community

April 2017

A Wall of Separation between Temple and State?

April 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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This talk will explain the history of “Temple and State” relations in modern China.

August 2017

No-Type: Identity of Us

August 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Free
No-Type: Identity of Us

In this show, No-Type members portray the theme of identity in accordance with their own definitions and their own artistic photographic styles. No-Type is…

October 2017

Jess Porter – Know Your American Energy Booms: A Brief History of the 21st Century Shale Revolution

October 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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The United States is reprising its role as a global leader in hydrocarbon production as horizontal drilling and new methods of hydraulic fracturing have…

November 2017

John Kirk – Sixtieth Anniversary Reflections on the 1957 Desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High School

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Sixty years after the dramatic events surrounding the 1957 desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High School, which led to President Dwight D. Eisenhower deploying…

December 2017

Ed Anson – Manipulating the Word of God: The Use and Abuse of Greek Oracles

December 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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The polytheism associated with paganism made possible definitions of piety which would astound a monotheist.  This is seen in what might be called the…

February 2018

Thomas Kaiser – Running for the Border: The Royal Family Tries to Escape the French Revolution

February 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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Two years into the French Revolution, Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were virtual prisoners in the Tuileries Palace and looking towards an even darker fate. …

March 2018

Barclay Key – The 1967 Little Rock Crisis

March 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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The infamous 1957 desegregation crisis at Little Rock’s Central High School became emblematic of the short-term challenges in desegregating public schools after the Supreme…

April 2018

Anne Fulk Memorial Lecture with Deborah Skok, Professor of History at Hendrix College – That Red-Headed Devil: Jane Hoey and Women’s Leadership in the New Deal

April 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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The Great Depression of the 1930s produced widespread unemployment, hunger and misery in the United States and around the world. In response, FDR’s New…

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…

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…

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…

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