Briscoe, MacFarlane, and Anson receive Faculty Excellence Awards from CHASSE

The UA Little Rock College of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences, and Education (CHASSE) has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Bronwyn MacFarlane, and Ed Anson as its 2021 Faculty Excellence winners. Continue reading “Briscoe, MacFarlane, and Anson receive Faculty Excellence Awards from CHASSE”

Brian Mitchell is photographed in front of a portrait of his ancestor, Oscar James Dunn. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

A Monumental Achievement: UA Little Rock Professor Authors First Graphic History Book

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has taken his research into Reconstruction history to new heights with the launch of a graphic history book that he hopes will be the first in a series on racial history and justice in the United States. Continue reading “A Monumental Achievement: UA Little Rock Professor Authors First Graphic History Book”

Dr. John Kirk

Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has edited a new book on the civil rights movement that uses primary sources to highlight its important themes, issues, and figures. Continue reading “Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement”

Dr. Charles Bolton

Professor Emeritus Bolton wins 2020 Booker Worthen Literacy Prize

Dr. Charles Bolton, a professor emeritus of history at UA Little Rock, has won the 2020 Booker Worthen Literary Prize for his book, “Fugitivism: Escaping Slavery in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1820-1860.” Continue reading “Professor Emeritus Bolton wins 2020 Booker Worthen Literacy Prize”

Dr. Brian Mitchell

Mitchell is featured speaker in Feb. 6 symposium on African American Migration in Arkansas

Dr. Brian Mitchell, assistant professor of history at UA Little Rock, will serve as one of three presenters in a virtual symposium about the migration of Black Americans in Arkansas. Continue reading “Mitchell is featured speaker in Feb. 6 symposium on African American Migration in Arkansas”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock to host Jan. 19 roundtable discussion on 2020 election

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of History will host a roundtable discussion to talk about the historical significance of the 2020 election cycle. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Jan. 19 roundtable discussion on 2020 election”

Dr. Charles Bowlus

UA Little Rock Remembers Dr. Charles Bowlus

Dr. Charles “Chuck” Bowlus, professor emeritus of history at UA Little Rock, passed away Dec. 23, 2020, at the age of 82.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Remembers Dr. Charles Bowlus”

Dr. Vincent Vinikas

Vinikas donates planned gift to promote study of history at UA Little Rock, preservation of history collection

A retired University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has made a planned giving agreement that will honor his love of Arkansas history and encourage more students to enter the field for years to come.

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A mother who received a computer donated from UA Little Rock employees and students.

UA Little Rock community comes together to provide computers for families in need

Many families have felt the strain of teaching their children at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, but can you imagine trying to homeschool your children without a computer?  Continue reading “UA Little Rock community comes together to provide computers for families in need”