The CAS Department of History and the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society present Dr. Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Logo of Vanderbilt University. Please join us for a lecture by Dr. David J. Wasserstein, Eugene Greener Jr. Professor of Jewish History at Vanderbilt University, titled “How Islam Saved the Jews.” The event is cosponsored by the Department of History and the Birmingham Islamic Society.

French explorer from a painting. Please join us for a talk by Ralph Kingston, Associate Professor and History Department Graduate Program Officer of Auburn University's History Department. The title of Kingston's talk is "‘We will never be Humboldt’: Career-Making and Collaboration in Early Nineteenth-Century French Exploration."

Eric Foner. The UAB College of Arts and Sciences will commemorate the life and legacy of 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln with a week of events Nov. 15-21.The Department of History has invited one of this country’s most prominent historians, Eric Foner, to participate in the commemoration.