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Clinton House Museum
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On August 16, 2017 at 6:00 Dr. Jay Barth will give a talk titled "The Future of Arkansas Politics." After a period of dramatic transformation in partisan politics and governmental institutions in Arkansas, it's time to think about the dynamics that will shape politics and government in the Natural State in the generation ahead. In this wide-ranging talk, Barth will overview his analysis of the "new normal" and additional changes to come in Arkansas's politics. This event has had a large response, so it will be held at the Fayetteville Town Center on the Fayetteville Square.

Barth's talk is the first of our newly launched Richard Atkinson Speaker Series, a program of the Clinton House Museum. 

The Atkinson Speaker Series gives area residents an opportunity to learn more about Arkansas culture, history, and politics from experts in the field. This is an opportunity for the museum to extend its mission of promoting the legacy of the Clintons' commitment to public service and civic engagement.

We are especially pleased to be hosting Jay Barth as our first speaker. He knew Dick Atkinson personally, and he is one of Arkansas' most authoritative voices on contemporary politics. He is M.E. and Ima Graves Peace Professor of Politics, Director of the Odyssey Program, and Director of Civic Engagement Projects at Hendrix College.  Barth’s academic work includes research on the politics of the South, state government and politics, LGBT politics, political communication (particularly radio advertising), and the achievement gap in Arkansas. He is the co-author (with the late Diane D. Blair) of the second edition of Arkansas Politics and Government: Do the People Rule? (University of Nebraska Press, 2005).  

A native of central Arkansas, Barth received a master’s degree in 1989 and a doctorate in 1994 in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  A member of the Department of Politics and International Relations at Hendrix since 1994, Barth was named Arkansas Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in 2007 and in 2014 was named winner of the Southern Political Science Association’s Diane Blair Award for Outstanding Achievement in Politics and Government. In 2000-01, Barth received the Steiger Congressional Fellowship from the American Political Science Association and served on the staff of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone (MN) working on education and civil rights policy. Since 2012, Barth has been a member of the Arkansas State Board of Education. He also serves as President of the Board of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, as Chair of the Board of the National Association of State Boards of Education, is Chair-Elect of the Board of the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund, and is a member of the boards of the ACLU of Arkansas, Faith Voices Arkansas, and the Downtown Little Rock CDC.

 

 

 

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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed on Wednesdays

The museum will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. 


 

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Location

930 West Clinton Drive
(some maps say California Drive)
Fayetteville, AR 72701


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Our Mission

The Clinton House Museum and its collections interpret the lives of President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton during the time they lived in Fayetteville and occupied the home at 930 W. Clinton Drive. With its range of programs, exhibits, and special events, the Museum promotes the legacy of the Clintons' commitment to public service and civic engagement for international, national, and local visitors as well as preserves the historic home and its role in Fayetteville, Arkansas history. 

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