To find out about programs and events for Roberts Library, Galleries at Library Square, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and Encyclopedia of Arkansas, please visit CALS.org.

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Oral History at Home: Beginners Oral History Workshop

The CALS Butler Center offers a monthly beginner’s oral history workshop taught by Benji de la Piedra, oral historian and author. Participants will learn how to

  • think about questions, stories, memories, and dialogue like oral historians do;
  • prepare for and conduct oral history interviews with the technology they have available to them (including phone and video chat);
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Race, Rage, and Resistance: Stephanie Harp and Kwami Abdul-Bey

CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas presents Race, Rage, and Resistance

John Carter and Lonnie Dixon: Remembering 1927

Speaker: Stephanie Harp and Kwami Abdul-Bey

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Stephanie Harp is a writer and historian,

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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.

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Monday Matriarchs: Carmen Williams

CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas presents Monday Matriarchs

Inevitable Insult and Humiliation: Black Women Writers of Arkansas

Speaker: Carmen Williams

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Carmen Lanos Williams is an assistant professor of English and Heritage Studies at Arkansas State University.

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Monday Matriarchs: Aleshia O’Neal

CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas presents Monday Matriarchs

Charlie May Simon: Uncovering the Lost Voice of an Arkansas Author

Speaker: Aleshia O’Neal

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Aleshia O’Neal is an English professor at York College in York,

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Hidden Treasures on Ancestry with Juliana Szucs

Beyond the traditional records that yield essential names, dates, and places, you can often get a better understanding of your ancestors from some of the lesser-used records that don’t rise to the surface in a general search. From almshouse and agricultural schedules and fraternal and ethnic collections to a vast assortment of military records, great details can be found in the billions of records at Ancestry.com.

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Monday Matriarchs: Robyn Spears

CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas presents Monday Matriarchs

Arkansas Aprons: Food Power and Women in Arkansas, 1857 to 1891

Speaker: Robyn Spears

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Robyn Spears As a doctoral student of history,

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Finding Family Facts

The Butler Center offers a beginner’s genealogy class the second Monday of every month, taught by Rhonda Stewart, the Butler Center’s local history and genealogy expert. Participants will learn how to use online databases and city directories, as well as how to archive family documents. Jump-start your genealogy research with this fun and creative way to learn about the past.

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