Speaker: David Wasserstein on “How Islam Saved the Jews”
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.
Speaker: Ralph Kingston on 19th-Century French Exploration
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 to Speak on the Emancipation Proclamation
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.