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Events for May 3, 0012 - June 24

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Jodi A. Barnes: “An Archaeology of Reproduction at Hollywood Plantation”

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Presents LEGACIES & LUNCH

An Archaeology of Reproduction at Hollywood Plantation 

Speaker: Jodi A. Barnes

Reproduction entangles the intimacy of sex, conception, pregnancy, and birth with the feeding,

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Eugene Richards: Book discussion of THE DAY I WAS BORN

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Presents LEGACIES & LUNCH

Book discussion of the day I was born

Speaker: Eugene Richards

Author and photographer Eugene Richards will discuss his latest book, the day I was born, which tells the stories of six men and women living out their lives in the memory-laden Mississippi Delta of Arkansas. 

Eugene Richards is photographer,

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Bill Pruden—Lessons in Learning: The CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas & One Man’s Journey into the World of Arkansas History

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Presents LEGACIES & LUNCH

Speaker: Bill Pruden

Bill Pruden, longtime author of entries for the CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas, shares his journey to becoming a historian of Arkansas. 

William H. Pruden III is the director of civic engagement, a college counselor, and an instructor in history and social studies at Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He earned an AB in history from Princeton University,

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Kathleen Condray: Das Arkansas Echo and German Immigrants in Arkansas

CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Presents LEGACIES & LUNCH

Speaker: Kathleen Condray

Kathleen Condray, associate professor of German at the University of Arkansas, discusses her new book, “Das Arkansas Echo”: A Year in the Life of Germans in the Nineteenth-Century South, examining topics the newspaper covered during its inaugural year. Condray illuminates the newspaper’s crusade against Prohibition, its advocacy for the protection of German schools and the German language,

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William B. Jones, Jr. Interviews Elizabeth Findley Shores: Shared Secrets and Charles J. Finger

Speaker: Elizabeth Findley Shores

For nearly a century, British expatriate Charles Joseph Finger (1867–1941) was best known as an award-winning author of children’s literature. In Shared Secrets, Elizabeth Findley Shores relates Finger’s untold story, exploring the secrets that connected the author to an international community of twentieth-century queer literati.

As a young man, Finger reveled in the easy homosociality of his London polytechnical school, where he launched a student literary society in the mold of the city’s private men’s clubs.

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