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We are the oldest college west of the Mississippi and the largest division at MU. The college provides its more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students with liberal education programs in fine and performing arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences. In addition, the college is responsible for teaching most of the core courses required of all undergraduate students on campus. Read more...
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- Calendar Item: Lecture on Holocaust Depictions and Changing Perspectives in History to be Held at MU (MU News Bureau)
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- Arts and Science Week Award Winners
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- Calendar Item: MU’s Bond Life Sciences Center’s Science Café Hosts Discussion on Marriage (MU News Bureau)
- Researchers Determine How the Brain Controls Robotic Grasping Tools (MU News Bureau)
- A&S Alumni Lead the University and State
- Theater Professor Cheryl Black Recognized for Scholarly and Artistic Contributions
- Girls Lead Boys in Academic Achievement Globally (MU News Bureau)
- Houston writer and MU English alumna Lacy Johnson is a finalist for two national awards (Houston Chronicle)
Based on A True Story: The Intersections of Documentary Film and JournalismMarch 4–6Reynolds Journalism Institute
The Mizzou Advantage conference, which explores where documentary film and journalism converge and diverge, immediately precedes the True/False Film Fest and offers a great opportunity to engage with some notable filmmakers, critics and journalists. Guests include Sarah Burns, the director of The Central Park Five, Joshua Oppenheimer, the award-winning director of Act of Killing, Pulitzer Prize winning film critic Wesley Morris, and Jesse Moss, director of The Overnighters.
Registration is free—but required—for MU students, faculty, and staff. The charge for those outside the MU community is $25. Visit the website for additional details on presenters, the schedule, and registration: muconf.missouri.edu/BOATS
Placing the Holocaust in History: Shifting Perspectives, 1960-2010March 12, 2015 4:00 p.m.Leadership Auditorium, Student Center 2501
Professor Geoff Eley from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor will lecture on the ways in which historians have represented this catastrophe, and the ways in their perspectives have changed. Eley works in the fields of Modern German and European History, with further interests in comparative fascism, film and history, and questions of historiography.
The lecture is sponsored by the Chancellor’s Fund for Distinguished Visitors, Departments of History, German and Russian Studies, Peace Studies, and Curators’ Professor Jonathan Sperber.
NEH Grant Application-writing WorkshopThursday, March 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Mark Twain Ballroom, Memorial Union
Faculty and staff members at universities across Missouri are invited to a grant-writing workshop coordinated by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The workshop will include a general overview of NEH programs and initiatives, followed by a session devoted to specific issues involved in the writing and review of applications, including tips and strategies.