Sanderia Faye, a UNT doctoral student, will discuss and read from her historically-based novel, "Mourner's Bench," which examines women's roles in the movement in rural Arkansas. J. Todd Moye, a faculty member in UNT's Department of History, will speak about the history of the Civil Rights Movement.
The UNT Libraries is working to bring more than 100 out-of-print books back to life as e-books.
The work of Siona Benjamin, a Jewish-Indian artist, will visit the University of North Texas for an exhibit titled "Blue Like Me: Siona Benjamin, 2004-2015," which not only toys with artistic forms, but finds new ways of thinking about culture and history.
Historian Jeffrey Herf is a guest speaker for the 2015-16 Oldest and Newest Hatred: Antisemitism – Anti-Israelism series hosted by UNT's Jewish and Israel Studies Program.
Robert Mandel, director of the 1992 film "School Ties," will provide insight into the film’s message about antisemitism when the film screens at the University of North Texas on Oct. 29 (Thursday).
UNT will screen "The Fixer," John Frankenheimer's 1968 film based on a true story of a Russian Jew in tsarist Russia who was wrongly imprisoned for an alleged ritual murder, Sept. 30.
UNT will celebrate Global Citizens Month for the fourth consecutive year in April. Throughout the month UNT will offer events to educate students, faculty, staff and community members about diversity, internationalism and sustainability.
UNT students, faculty and guest artists will perform traditional African drumming, dancing and singing in a format similar to the cultural festivals held in West Africa on April 11 (Saturday).
Lewis, assistant professor of history at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, will discuss the balance of power in the doctor-patient relationship, and what that balance may suggest about how women need to reframe discussions of medical choice, during a free lecture at the University of North Texas March 26 (Thursday).
Barbara Ehrenreich, who related her experiences of three months of working minimum wage jobs in the bestselling memoir “Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America,” will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference.