Book Talk: Angela Lewis on Black ConservatismThe African American Faculty Association presents a book talk with the Department of Government's Angela Lewis. Lewis recently authored the book Conservatism in the Black Community: To the Right and Misunderstood.
Read more about Dr. Lewis's book on the department's website.
What: Book Talk: Angela Lewis on Black Conservatism
When: November 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Heritage Hall Building, Room 524
“GUTTING,” Winner of the Ruby Lloyd Apsey Play Search“GUTTING,” a play by Jeremy J. Kamps, is the winner of the 2013 Ruby Lloyd Apsey Play Search, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre. For the past 25 years, Theatre UAB’s Apsey Play Search has sought new and original full-length plays that confront racial or ethnic issues, especially those calling for ethnically diverse and/or multiracial casting. The Apsey Award offers a $1,000 prize plus a staged reading and audience talk-back at Theatre UAB and the possibility of a fully mounted production.
Poet to Kick Off Writing SeriesIrish poet Joan McBreen will give a reading at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, as part of the BACHE Visiting Writers Series. The event, hosted by the Department of English, will take place at 6 p.m. in the Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South. McBreen’s works have been published widely in Ireland and elsewhere abroad. They have also been broadcasted, anthologized and translated into many languages. Her anthology “The White Page/An Bhileog Bhán – Twentieth Century Irish Women Poets” is in its third reprint.
The BACHE Writers Series presents popular authors who read works and engage in open discussion. Others scheduled to appear include novelists Kathryn Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Sheri Joseph on Wednesday, Nov. 20.