Dr. John Kirk

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute to host John Kirk on Aug. 13

The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute atop Petit Jean Mountain will host Dr. John Kirk, George W. Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History at UA Little Rock, on August 13. Continue reading “Winthrop Rockefeller Institute to host John Kirk on Aug. 13”

Dr. John Kirk

Kirk to Discuss New Winthrop Rockefeller Book During Evenings with History Lecture Series on April 5

Dr. John Kirk, George W. Donaghey distinguished professor of history, will discuss his new book, “Winthrop Rockefeller: From New Yorker to Arkansawyer, 1912-1956,” during the final meeting of the History Institute’s 2021-2022 Evenings with History Lecture Series. Continue reading “Kirk to Discuss New Winthrop Rockefeller Book During Evenings with History Lecture Series on April 5”

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”

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

UA Little Rock researchers uncover forgotten African American history in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor of history Dr. Brian Mitchell has been leading an effort to uncover forgotten moments in African American Arkansas history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers uncover forgotten African American history in Arkansas”