Lauren Fontaine, a graduate assistant with the Center for Arkansas History and Culture,

UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture receives grant to digitize historic materials

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) has received a $14,950 grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council to make digitized records accessible to educators who are teaching virtually next year.

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Dr. Linda Holzer

Holzer to give lecture on historic Arkansas composers through Celebrate! Maya Project

Dr. Linda Holzer, professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will present a lecture-recital in honor of Arkansas composers Florence Price and William Grant Still. The free online presentation will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, via Zoom.

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UA Little Rock releases virtual exhibit to commemorate history of Elaine Massacre

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has launched a virtual exhibit to commemorate the 1919 Elaine Massacre, the deadliest racial conflict in Arkansas history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock releases virtual exhibit to commemorate history of Elaine Massacre”

UA Little Rock digitizes historic railroad maps

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture has completed the digitization of more than 100 historic railroad maps that are now available online. Continue reading “UA Little Rock digitizes historic railroad maps”

Arkansas High School Ethics Bowl 2017 winning team from Little Rock Central High School

UA Little Rock Philosophy Department to host Arkansas High School Ethics Bowl Jan. 27

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Philosophy has received a $1,622 grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council to host the sixth annual Arkansas High School Ethics Bowl. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Philosophy Department to host Arkansas High School Ethics Bowl Jan. 27”

Black and white head shot of Brad Minnick, creator of the KUAR radio show Arts & Letters

UA Little Rock professor receives $50,000 for public radio program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received a $50,000 commitment to create a partnership to continue a KUAR public radio show dedicated to humanities and literary arts in the South.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor receives $50,000 for public radio program”

During an event at the state Capitol, Gov. Asa Hutchinson proclaimed Feb. 7 “Women’s Primary Suffrage Centennial Day.”

Virtual exhibit launched to commemorate history of women’s suffrage in Arkansas

A virtual exhibit by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture showcases the history of the women’s suffrage movement in Arkansas.

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Arts & Letters 2016-17 season kicks off with “Sundays with TJ”

KUAR’s Arts & Letters kicks off its third season with a celebration of its 2016 Public Radio News Directors, Inc. award-winning episode for best long documentary, “Sundays with TJ,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, on KUAR 89.1 FM. Continue reading “Arts & Letters 2016-17 season kicks off with “Sundays with TJ””