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2016 Miller Lecture on Ballet in 20th Century Cuba

Dr. Lester Tomé's talk, "Black-and-White Pas de Deux," will be held on March 10 at 7 p.m. in Kolbe Hall's Daum Theatre. Tomé will focus on ballet's role in forming ideas about race, sex, and democracy in the Caribbean nation.



Explore History in France this Summer

UA students and faculty are traveling to Le Mans, France this summer for an experiential learning program in Humanities and French history. Reserve your spot now!



Harp Publishes New Book on Rubber

Prof. Stephen Harp's A World History of Rubber: Empire, Industry, and the Everyday looks at the role of rubber in world wars, in global empires, and in cities such as Akron, the Rubber City.