Humanities

11/11/2013 - 3:22pm

Entries to the eighth Artists’ Books Competition and Biennial Exhibition sponsored by The Friends of the UNT Libraries are being accepted through Dec. 11. The competition is open to Denton residents and UNT faculty, staff and students.

11/11/2013 - 1:07pm

People who vividly remember President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, as well as younger generations, will soon be able to view 11,406 pages of investigative materials on UNT Libraries’ Portal to Texas History. The UNT Libraries’ Digital Project Unit received a $21,945 TexTreasures grant to digitize the materials, which are stored in the Dallas Municipal Archives.

10/28/2013 - 1:12pm

The executive chef and general manager of Zeppole Coastal Italian Restaurant, one of several restaurants at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, will instruct UNT students who are preparing for careers as managers and executives in the hospitality industry during Guest Chef Day Nov. 5 at UNT’s The Club at Gateway Center.

10/10/2013 - 12:01pm

Richard Last, senior lecturer in merchandising and digital retailing in UNT's College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism, received the first Shop.org Impact Award at the Shop.org Annual Summit Oct. 2 in Chicago.

10/07/2013 - 10:08am

UNT's Archives and Rare Books presents the “The Resource Center LGBT Collection: 50 Years of LGBT History in Dallas." Items from this collection will be on display for the first time in an exhibit at Archives and Rare Books, Room 437 of UNT’s Willis Library.

10/02/2013 - 11:51am

UNT journalism student Jason Yang and two other students spent nine days talking to and observing a Mexican woodcrafter to tell his story for the Heart of Mexico Literary and Visual Storytelling Project. Offered this past summer by UNT’s Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, the study abroad trip’s goal was to take students out of familiar environments and provide them with the same challenges they could someday face as foreign correspondents, freelance writers or photojournalists.

09/30/2013 - 10:56am

UNT students, faculty, staff members and others will hear a firsthand account of the 1973 Yom Kippur War in Israel and learn about religion as a part of everyday Israeli life and government during two lectures sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program in October and November.

09/26/2013 - 9:11am

The Hunger Games Learning Community is designed for freshmen who have not chosen their majors. The community consists of several core curriculum courses, which are required for all students earning bachelor’s degrees, with the courses organized around the theme of food and hunger. For the fall 2013 semester, the community includes History 2610: U.S. History to 1865; Sociology 1510: Introduction to Sociology and UGST 1000: First Year Seminar.

09/20/2013 - 9:39am

UNT's Fall Visiting Writers Series, which is sponsored by Creative Writing in the Department of English, will start with a reading and book signing by author Matt Bell on Oct. 1 (Tuesday). The series will also include poet Alan Michael Parker and author Poe Ballantine. The authors will offer question-and-answer sessions for students prior to their readings.

09/16/2013 - 2:29pm

Four UNT College of Information students were selected as 2013 Spectrum Scholars by the American Library Association. UNT is one of only three Texas universities to have students selected as scholars, and has more scholars than the other Texas universities.