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News Topic history was found in 8 news releases in the year 2016.

November 2016

  • UTA Libraries’ cartography lecture series draws scholars for 10th biennial celebration
    Charting a course

    Friday, November 4, 2016

    News Topics: faculty, history, lectures, staff

    Map enthusiasts and scholars from across the country will gather at UTA Nov. 11-12 for the 10th Biennial Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography and the fall 2016 meeting of the Texas Map Society.

October 2016

  • University of Texas at Arlington Libraries launch first Texas History of Disability website
    Accessibility at the forefront

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    News Topics: faculty, history, Internet, liberal arts, staff, students

    The UTA Libraries unveil new website showcasing the Texas Disability History Collection. Documents, videos, images and oral histories emphasizing the work of various disability advocates who were students, faculty or staff at the University are featured.

September 2016

  • UTA hosts national gathering of leading scholars and historians of disability history
    Disability history

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    News Topics: faculty, history, Internet, staff, students

    More than 50 archivists, curators, librarians, disability studies scholars, disability historians, and disability rights activists gathered recently at UTA to discuss the process of creating a national Disability History/Archives Consortium. People with disabilities are the largest minority in the country.

June 2016

  • UTA researcher to digitize history of slaves, other endangered documents in Cuba
    Digitizing history

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    News Topics: faculty, global, history, humanities, liberal arts, research

    A UTA historian will scour the oldest cities in Cuba to digitize details of the lives of Africans and Afro-Cubans. David LaFevor is leading the two-year project, which is supported in part by the British Library Endangered Archives Programme.

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