UNT Libraries' Events

Linguistics In Motion Film Series - Autism: The Musical

This documentary profiles five children with autism, their parents, and acting coach Elaine Hill as they take on the enterprise of a full-length stage production. (93 min.)

Linguistics In Motion is a joint effort of the UNT Department of Linguistics and Technical Communication and the UNT Media Library. All films screenings are held in the Media Library, Chilton Hall Rm 111C.  Each screening is followed by a guest lecturer.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Preserving African-American History: The Black Academy of Arts and Letters

Executive director of The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Curtis King, will discuss the history of the organization from its origins in 1897 as the American Negro Academy. UNT is partnering with The Black Academy of Arts and Letters to preserve the history of this organization, which has been headquartered in Dallas under King’s direction since 1977.

Join us for an engaging presentation on this unique arts and culture organization!

Preserving African-American History: The Black Academy of Arts and Letters flyer.

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Global Studies Faculty Seminar Lecture Series

The Global Studies Faculty Seminar is an exciting initiative engendered to bring scholars of various disciplinary backgrounds together for necessary discussions on globalization, global connections and exclusions, and inter-cultural encounters. These discussions often range from issues in current scholarship to pedagogical improvements in global studies classrooms.

Please join us when Dr. Ussama Makdisi, Professor and Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies Rice University, Department of History will present, "The Invention of Sectarianism as a Problem of the Middle East."

To learn more, please visit the UNT Department of History's Global Studies Faculty Seminar website.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm