Plain Talk Lecture to Discuss Diversity in the Civil Rights Movement

UA Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity will host the next Plain Talk Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 27, at noon in Ottenheimer Library 202 as part of the university’s ongoing celebration of Diversity Week. Continue reading “Plain Talk Lecture to Discuss Diversity in the Civil Rights Movement”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of a community partnership that will host a six-week public programming film and discussion series about immigration in America March 7 to April 16.

UA Little Rock, community partners to host six-week film, discussion series on immigration in America

A $1,300 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities brings the immigration program series, “Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience,” to Little Rock. The grant was awarded to UA Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library and Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, as well as the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), El Zocalo, and Philander Smith College. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, community partners to host six-week film, discussion series on immigration in America”

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UA Little Rock to celebrate Black History Month

This February, UA Little Rock will join the rest of the nation in celebration of the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. Several events will be held throughout the month to celebrate Black History Month. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to celebrate Black History Month”

The UA Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity is partnering with the Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission of the City of Little Rock to host a mayoral debate on issues of race, diversity, and equity Thursday, Oct. 11, at Philander Smith College.

Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity to co-sponsor mayoral debate on race, diversity, and equity

The UA Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity is partnering with the Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission of the City of Little Rock to host a mayoral debate on issues of race, diversity, and equity Thursday, Oct. 11, at Philander Smith College.  Continue reading “Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity to co-sponsor mayoral debate on race, diversity, and equity”

Lawrence Ross, the author of “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” will give a lecture and book signing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

‘Blackballed’ author to visit UA Little Rock

Lawrence Ross, the author of “Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” will give a lecture and book signing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Wednesday, Oct. 3.  Continue reading “‘Blackballed’ author to visit UA Little Rock”

Dr. Sarah Quintanar, associate professor of economics and associate faculty member for the Anderson Institute, will give her talk, “Uncovering Data: How Ordinary Police Work Can Provide Insights on Critical Influences and Bias,” at noon Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Ottenheimer Library Room 202.

Quintanar to launch fall “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity will kick off its 2018 lecture series with a talk on how to use objective measures to determine the existence of potential bias in police behaviors.  Continue reading “Quintanar to launch fall “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series”

Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Joel Anderson is working as a Scholar in Residence at the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock.

Chancellor Emeritus Anderson honored at Blue Ribbon Bash

Dr. Joel Anderson, chancellor emeritus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was highlighted as the 2018 honoree of the Blue Ribbon Bash for the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation Continue reading “Chancellor Emeritus Anderson honored at Blue Ribbon Bash”

The students who traveled to New York City include (L to R): Back row: Deuntay Bennett, Sean Corrothers, Tori Williams, Tieranee Ransom, and Mackenzi Baker. Front row: Kimberly Maurer, Ravon Gaston, and Jessica Doyne.

UA Little Rock essay contest winners explore African-American history in New York City

Eight University of Arkansas at Little Rock students who won a Black History Month essay contest took a free trip to explore African-American history in New York City.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock essay contest winners explore African-American history in New York City”

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Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail

The Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail, a project of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, has been named a part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail Continue reading “Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail”