Tuesday, March 24, 2015
UNT celebrates fourth annual Global Citizens Month in April
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas 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.
"We want the students at UNT to have a bigger world-view and to become global citizens," said Olga Grieco, director of UNT's International Welcome Center.
The Welcome Center is part of the UNT-...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
UNT's 18th annual African Cultural Festival includes traditional drumming, dancing and singing
What: The 18th annual African Cultural Festival, "The Africans are Coming," highlights the art of African music and dance. Organized by the University of North Texas percussion professor Gideon Alorwoyie, it will feature faculty, students and guest artists as part of the 2014-15 Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series.
When: 8 p.m. April 11 (Saturday)
Where: Voertman Hall in the College of Music, 415 Avenue C, Denton
Cost: $10 general admission, taken at the door.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
UNT lecturer for Women's History Month to discuss women's communication with doctors
What: "Between a Woman and Her Doctor: Prescriptions for Sex and Childbirth in the Twentieth Century" -- A lecture at the University of North Texas by Carolyn Herbst Lewis, assistant professor of history at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. Presented by the UNT Department of History for Women's History Month.
When: 4:30 p.m. March 26 (Thursday)
Where: Room 270 of UNT's...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Author of "Nickel and Dimed" among keynote speakers at 2015 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
University of North Texas Libraries to house archives of Dallas' Black Academy of Arts and Letters
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- During the past 38 years, a nonprofit cultural arts institution in downtown Dallas has hosted Academy Award nominees, Grammy winners and some of America's most noted jazz musicians and comedians, as well as unknown performers who later became famous.
Programs, posters, photos and video recordings from these performances at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, and other items from the academy's archives, will be housed at the...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Dr. Michael Leo Owens to speak on effects of U.S. prison system at UNT Feb. 9
What: Michael Leo Owens presents "The Civic Consequences of 'The New Jim Crow' for Black America" as part of Black History Month at the University of North Texas. The event is jointly sponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Political Science.
When: 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Feb. 9 (Monday)
Where: Room 105 of UNT's General Academic Building, 225 S. Avenue B, Denton
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
UNT professor to speak at International Union for Conservation of Nature in Australia
Friday, November 7, 2014
Broken Heart Land an LGBT documentary screening at UNT
What: A screening at the University of North Texas of "Broken Heart Land," a documentary about Zach Harrington, a gay man who contracted HIV and committed suicide. Sponsored by UNT's LGBT Studies Program and the Center for Psychosocial Health Research.
A panel discussion with Harrington's parents and the director of the film will follow the screening.
When: 7 p.m. Nov. 11 (Tuesday)
Where: Room 184 of...
Monday, November 3, 2014
UNT Jewish and Israel Studies Program to host Holocaust Survivor
What: "Hidden Child of the Holocaust" -- A presentation at the University of North Texas by Holocaust survivor Paul Kessler. UNT's Jewish and Israel Studies Program is sponsoring the lecture. Co-sponsors include the Dallas Holocaust Museum, the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas.
When: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 (Monday)
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
UNT French professor honored by Quebec's Superior Council of the French Language
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Marie-Christine Koop, professor of French in the University of North Texas' Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, has received the medal of the Ordre des Francophones d'Amérique from Quebec's Superior Council of the French Language.
Awarded annually since 1978 and conferred by the Prime Minister of Quebec, the distinction recognizes the merits of individuals who are dedicated to developing and maintaining the French...