Public Events

All events listed in this calendar are free and open to the public. Contact the sponsoring department or organization for additional information.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Arkansas Regional Law School Fair

Worsham Student Performance Hall, Student Life and Technology Center (SLTC), 11:00 AM

The SouthWest Association of PreLaw Advisors (SWAPLA) and Hendrix College will co-host the Arkansas Regional Law School Fair at Hendrix College on Monday, September 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the Hendrix Student Life and Technology Center’s Worsham Student Performance Hall. More than two dozen law schools have already announced plans to attend. The event is open to anyone interested in law school: high school students, undergraduates, alumni of Arkansas’s colleges and universities, graduate students, and people who have been in the workforce for years.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

The Life of Cheese: Searching for Value in an Artisanal Commodity

Lecture Hall B, Mills Center for Social Sciences, 7:00 PM

Heather Paxson, Ph.D., an expert on artisan cheese production in the U.S., will speak at Hendrix College Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at 7 p.m. in Lecture Hall B of the Mills Center for Social Sciences. Her talk is sponsored by the Charles S. and Lucile Esmon Shively Odyssey Professorship, and is free and open to the public.

After serving as area editor for the James Beard Award-winning Oxford Companion to Cheese, Paxson in 2018 began a five-year term as a co-editor of Cultural Anthropology, the peer-reviewed journal of the Society for Cultural Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association. She teaches courses on food, family, craft, ethnographic research, and the meaning of life at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

To learn more, contact Dr. Stacey Schwartzkopf, the Charles S. and Lucile Esmon Shively Odyssey Associate Professor of Anthropology, at

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