University of Arkansas Honors College

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A new tour of the Black experience at the University of Arkansas can be taken physically or virtually and covers decades of stories that took place on campus. The tour, put together by students, originated in a U of A Honors College seminar.

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Guest speakers are still being invited to talks by organizations during the pandemic, but the lectures are mostly virtual. While losing the initimacy of an in-perosn talk, the era of Zoom does allow for more people to attend. We asked the Central Arkansas Library System how the shift has changed things for their speaker series.

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Next semester, a Signature Seminar in the University of Arkansas Honors College will focus on conspiracy theories and their origins and effects. Tuesday night, Ryan Neville-Shepard, an assistant professor of communication at the U of A, will lead a preview lecture about his upcoming seminar.

Tuesday night, Ryan Neville Shepard, an assistant professor of communication at the University of Arkansas, will lead a preview lecture of his University of Arkansas Honors College Signature Seminar about conspiracy theories. Here is a small preview of a conversation we had with him about the topic. A longer discussion can be heard on the Feb. 15 edition of Ozarks at Large.

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A preview lecture for the University of Honors College Signature Seminar "Black Utopias" is tomorrow at 5:15 p.m. Caree Banton, the director of the University of Arkansas African and African American Studies program, will deliver the talk tomorrow night. and lead the seminar in the spring. The concept of Black utopias has existed for centuries around the world. She'll examine literature, music and other sources.

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The United Nations estimates that by 2050, more than two-thirds of the world will live in cities, which makes creating more sustainable cities a growing concern. Next fall, the University of Arkansas Honors College will have a seminar titled "Sustainable Cities" led by Noah Billig, an associate professor of landscape architecture in the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

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Tomorrow evening, Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.) will speak, virtually, as a guest of the University of Arkansas Honors College. He is a businessman, educator, writer and commentator, as well as the former Supreme Allied Commander Europe and the founder of Renew America Together. Earlier this month, he talked to us about what's next for the country as it transitions from one presidential administration to another.

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Tomorrow, Edmund Harriss, a clinical professor of mathematics at the University of Arkansas, will deliver an Honors College Mic lecture via Zoom about how artists and mathematicians are using new tools to transform mathematical ideas into reality.

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Next spring, the University of Arkansas Honors College will devote a Signature Seminar to the past and present of terms like witchcraft and occult. We asked the professor leading the course, Timothy Landry, about what he will be discussing. He'll deliver a preview lecture, via Zoom, on Monday, Oct. 12 at 5:15 p.m.

A University of Arkansas Honors College Signature Seminar class about global social change and making a difference locally will be offered next spring. Three scholars leading the class will deliver a virtual preview lecture Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 5:15 p.m.

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