The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of a community partnership that will host a six-week public programming film and discussion series about immigration in America March 7 to April 16.

UA Little Rock, community partners to host six-week film, discussion series on immigration in America

A $1,300 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities brings the immigration program series, “Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience,” to Little Rock. The grant was awarded to UA Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library and Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, as well as the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), El Zocalo, and Philander Smith College. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, community partners to host six-week film, discussion series on immigration in America”

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”

Salina Adolph, a concurrent student with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and the Clinton School of Public Service, completed an international public service project with the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration in Washington, D.C.

Bowen Law student interns with Commission on Immigration

Salina Adolph, a concurrent student with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and the Clinton School of Public Service, completed an international public service project with the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration in Washington, D.C.  Continue reading “Bowen Law student interns with Commission on Immigration”

Dr. Warigia Bowman, assistant professor of public policy at the Clinton School of Public Service, will deliver a lecture on rhetoric and legislation concerning immigration on May 1.

Second Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity lecture will cover immigration

Dr. Warigia Bowman, assistant professor of public policy at the Clinton School of Public Service, will deliver a lecture on rhetoric and legislation concerning immigration on May 1. Continue reading “Second Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity lecture will cover immigration”

Panel members Keesa Smith, Paul Kelly, Julie Hall, David Briscoe discuss community attitudes at the 2015 Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County.

UALR’s Racial Attitudes Conference will focus on immigration

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Institute on Race and Ethnicity will host the 2016 Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County Conference on Wednesday, April 13.

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