Dr. Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Libya to be subject of next ‘Evenings with History’ lecture series

Dr. Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will give the talk, “Beyond Benghazi: A Brief History of Modern Libya,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Historic Arkansas Museum. Continue reading “Libya to be subject of next ‘Evenings with History’ lecture series”

Carl Moneyhon

Moneyhon to give lecture on the end of Reconstruction Era

Dr. Carl Moneyhon, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor and Civil War expert, will give a lecture on the end of the Reconstruction Era in the South on April 2. Continue reading “Moneyhon to give lecture on the end of Reconstruction Era”

Charles Romney

Evenings with History lecture will explore how to define the American empire

The next UA Little Rock Evenings with History lecture series will explore how to define the expansion of the American empire on Tuesday, March 5.  Continue reading “Evenings with History lecture will explore how to define the American empire”

Evenings with History Lecture to examine transforming roles of European immigrant women in America

UA Little Rock’s next Evenings with History lecture will discuss the unique experiences of women from rural Europe who immigrated en masse to the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and the lives that they built in urban America. Continue reading “Evenings with History Lecture to examine transforming roles of European immigrant women in America”

Professor Barclay Key

History professor to discuss 1967 Little Rock School Board crisis

After the 1957 desegregation of Central High School, a coalition of blacks and whites banned together to elect school board members who would comply with federal court orders and work to completely desegregate schools in Arkansas’ capital. To fulfill these requests, the school board hired a team of researchers from the University of Oregon to construct the most effective plan to fully desegregate the Little Rock School District. Continue reading “History professor to discuss 1967 Little Rock School Board crisis”

History lecture to discuss women in leadership during Great Depression

When the Great Depression struck in the 1930s, hunger, unemployment, and misery swept the nation. President Franklin Roosevelt responded to the terror by establishing the New Deal, a plan that included the passing of banking reforms, emergency relief, work relief, and agricultural programs.

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