Speaker: David Wasserstein on “How Islam Saved the Jews”

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.

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Speaker: Ralph Kingston on 19th-Century French Exploration

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."

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Eric Foner to Speak on the Emancipation Proclamation

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.

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Tomiko Brown-Nagin on "Why Protest Matters"

Cover of "Courage to Dissent." Dr. Tomiko Brown-Nagin, professor of law at Harvard University, visited the UAB campus to discuss leadership in the Civil Rights Movement and beyond with a number of students and faculty.

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