Welcome back to the Philosophy Department for Fall 2016! Meet our new faculty member and learn about some of our student groups and events in the new department newsletter.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee will give a lecture at the UAB Alys Stephens Center on Sept. 29 to mark the opening of the UAB Institute for Human Rights. 
Alejandro Tapia y Rivera (1826–1882) is widely considered to the father of Puerto Rican literature. Maddox's translation of La Cuarterona provides a new window into the literary contribution of Tapia and the cultural heritage of Puerto Rico.
“Rachel M. Ejem: Intersections” features Ejem’s recent research using mixed-media drawings and installation to investigate mathematical and metaphorical ideas of intersection.
The 200-member-strong band is rehearsing its show of hit soundtrack tunes, “Hollywood,” for performances at UAB football games, exhibitions and parades. 
Performance videos and photos from the UAB Department of Music are captured in the department's new "Music that will change your world" video.
George O. Liber has published his third book, Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).
The downtown walking tour was scheduled for a sunny Saturday in April 2016. But the group of about 40 and their UAB student guides soon found themselves reliving another spring morning—Easter Sunday 1963.
Students in the School of Health Professions’ Department of Occupational Therapy are now getting real-world experience with a new cross-professional program that uses students from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre as patients.
Lisa Tamiris Becker, founding director of the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, passed away on Friday after an illness.
Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, the online store now features limited edition prints created by Guggenheim fellow David Sandlin, sculptor and conceptual artist Willie Cole, and California-based mixed-media artist Travis Somerville.
The exhibition includes works by 22 faculty members in many media. A free opening reception is planned for 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the UA Gallery.
Investigating a 4,000-year-old cave painting with UAB art history graduate student Celeste Paxton.
The exhibition, presented by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences' Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, opens Sept. 9 with a free reception.
Students from Medium: Art Club at UAB will exhibit selected works in a juried exhibition, while Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway’s solo exhibition, “Herds,” will also be on view. A free reception is set for July 15.
Bailey Barrow of Pinson is the only student in Alabama to receive this award for 2016. She is a student in the Department of Art and Art History.
Arts faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.
Dr. Brian Pillay, Professor of Engineering and native of South Africa, discussed June 16 Soweto Day and its significance on its 40th anniversary at an organizational meeting of the UAB Pan African Student Coalition.
Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences harness the undeniable reach and power of popular culture—comics, music, film, and more—to introduce undergraduate students to serious academic topics.
Each year, The Bell Center invites artists to collaborate with the center’s students and create a work of art that commemorates the graduating class. This year’s legacy piece was a collage of the young graduates’ first initials.
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