The UNT Special Collections 2018 Research Fellowship Awardee - Agatha Beins

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Agatha Beins teaches in the Department of Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies at Texas Woman's University. Her book Liberation in Print: Feminist Periodicals and Social Movement Identity analyzes US feminist newsletters and newspapers published in the 1970s. In addition to her interest in feminist print cultures, she writes and teaches about the relationship between art and activism, feminist pedagogies, the institutionalization of women's studies, and food studies. She also serves as editor for the online, open access journal Films for the Feminist Classroom.

The UNT Special Collections 2018 Research Fellowship Awardee - Evelyn Montgomery

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Dr. Evelyn Montgomery is the Director of Curatorial Affairs at Dallas Heritage Village, an outdoor museum that contains two of the cabins recorded by Dr. Jordan. She holds degrees in architecture and history, with a particular interest in American houses and domestic life, particularly for Victorians and on the frontier. She frequently presents on these subjects to both academic and popular audiences. She supports historic preservation through volunteer efforts, service on the Dallas Landmark Commission, and the maintenance and interpretation of the buildings of Dallas Heritage Village. 

Three Questions with Kenneth Hafertepe

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Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe grew up in Dallas, then attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. His graduate work was in American Civilization at the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2000, Dr. Hafertepe has taught in the Department of Museum Studies at Baylor University. He has written six books, co-edited two more, and has written many articles on American and Texan material culture.

The UNT Special Collections 2018 Research Fellowship Awardee - Giselle Greenidge

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Ms. Giselle Greenidge is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology. Her major concentration is Global and Comparative Sociology and her minor concentration is Social Stratification. Ms. Greenidge is a teaching fellow at UNT, and her research interests include culture, globalization, and immigration. 

The UNT Special Collections 2018 Research Fellowship Awardee - Kenna Lang Archer

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Dr. Kenna Lang Archer is an instructor at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where she teaches U.S. environmental history, Texas history and American history. Her first book, Unruly Waters, was published by University of New Mexico Press. She recently finished writing an updated edition of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land  with John Opie and Char Miller. She will be presenting her current research project at the Western History Association meeting in October. 

Software Carpentry Workshop

Software Carpentry will host a two day workshop in Willis Library, Room 443 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 and Wednesday, June 6. The workshop will focus on teaching computing skills to students and faculty, specifically those wishing to use computer programming in their research.

Crafty Stress Relief

Believe it or not, one of the best ways to decompress while preparing for finals week is making something from scrap! You can give this stress reliever a try with our Crafty Stress Relief event at Eagle Commons Library on Tuesday, May 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Annie Morrison from SCRAP Denton will host and you will be able to choose from two craft projects.