Nathan Marvin

Unique Fellowship Helps UA Little Rock Professor Shed Light on 18th Century Mystery

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor has received a unique fellowship at the Boston Athenaeum that is helping him uncover the mystery of how two French colonial islands thwarted the abolition of slavery. Continue reading “Unique Fellowship Helps UA Little Rock Professor Shed Light on 18th Century Mystery”

Dr. Carl Townsend

UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend

The Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a grant to explore the cultural and political sphere of Dr. William Townsend, an Arkansas civil rights leader and the first African American licensed to practice optometry in the state. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend”