UCO Students represent Elder Tree Women’s Center at Northwest Arkansas Pride Festival
Earlier this summer, a group of students from the UCO women’s, gender and sexuality studies program marched in the Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade as representation for the Elder Tree Women’s Center, a lesbian-owned, women-centric event center and gathering place in Fayetteville, Ark.
The students attended the pride festival as part of . . .
UCO Liberal Arts Honors Its Exceptional Students
The UCO College of Liberal Arts honored its exceptional students at the 2022 Honors and Awards Ceremony on April 29 at the UCO College of Liberal Arts South Wing Lecture Hall.
Letter from the Interim Dean
It is one of my greatest privileges as interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts to welcome you to the 2022 Liberal Arts Honors and Awards Ceremony, at which . . .
“This Land is Herland” named as finalist in Oklahoma Book Awards
“This Land is Herland: Gendered Activism in Oklahoma from the 1870s to the 2010s” (University of Oklahoma Press, 2021) has been named a finalist in nonfiction in the 2022 Oklahoma Book Award competition. This volume, edited by Dr. Patti Loughlin, Professor of History and Geography, and Sarah Eppler Janda, features thirteen scholars including . . .
UCO Liberal Arts Students Return from Study Tours
Department of History & Geography faculty continued the tradition of offering exciting research and study opportunities abroad in summer 2019. Students had several options to choose from this year.
- Dr. Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen taught Applied Research in London, a course in which students travel to London for 10 to 21 days and work on various cutting-edge research projects in the city’s many archives and libraries. Students completed their research in the London Metropolitan Archives, the British Library, and the School of Oriental and African Studies.
- Dr. Margaret Musgrove (Humanities & Philosophy) taught the History section of the longstanding Layers of Rome Study Tour. This course brings together students from UCO, Kirkwood College, and the University of Texas El Paso to learn about more than 2000 years of Roman history.
- Dr. Michael Springer returned to London with students to work on the Dutch Church Book Provenance Project, an international research effort to catalogue the church’s 450-year-old library. Students worked with collections at Lambeth Palace Library, the London Metropolitan Archives, the British Library, and Dutch Church Library. • Ms. Heidi Vaughn mentored two Museum Studies majors who traveled to London to conduct investigations at Lincolns Inn Library and Archives, the British Library, and Lambeth Palace Library. The students researched a gift made by the Dutch Church to Lambeth Palace Library following the Second World War. This project was funded by the UCO Undergrad Research Abroad Grant Program.
- Dr. Stan Adamiak taught the History section of the twoweek London/Dublin/Belfast Study Tour. The class, which is the longest running study tour at UCO, is a joint endeavor between History & Geography and the Department of Finance. Students learned about British and Irish history and culture while visiting sites including Parliament, the Cabinet War Rooms, Lloyds of London, and the British Museum.
1. UCO students (L-R) Ashley Martinez, Katie Krumwiede, and Cade Brewer inspecting a sixteenth-century book at the Dutch Church Library.
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History and Geography Faculty and Student Accomplishments
Dr. Andrew Magnusson published a chapter on “Zoroastrian Fire Temples and the Islamization of Sacred Space in Early Islamic Iran,” in the volume Islamisation: Comparative Perspectives from History, edited by A.C.S. Peacock (Edinburgh University Press, 2016).
Dr. Katrina Lacher published “Where’s the Beef . . . From: Boycotting Burger King . . .
UCO Represented at Undergraduate International Studies Foreign Language program
Between July 16 and 30, 2017, five faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts attended an interdisciplinary faculty work shop sponsored by the Undergraduate International Studies Foreign Language (UISFL) program funded by the Department of Education at the East West Center on the campus of the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Dr. Peter Hershock, . . .