UAB's Institute for Human Rights will host “The Refugee Crisis in the Mediterranean,” a panel discussion that is free and open to the public, Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. in the UAB Hill Student Center Alumni Theater, 1400 University Blvd.
For the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Human Rights Award celebration, Henry Panion III designed a showcase of Alabama artists and the legacy of the civil rights movement. Central to the production are selections and performing artists from guitarist Eric Essix’s new recording “This Train: The Gospel Sessions.”
Artist and designer Mehdi Saeedi will speak at 6 p.m. Nov. 15, in the AEIVA Hess Lecture Hall, and will work with graphic design students in the Department of Art and Art History.
All are invited to the Fall 2016 Nitty Gritty Magic City Reading Series special fundraiser benefitting Three Hots and a Cot in its mission is to assist homeless military veterans transition from life on the streets into a self-sustained lifestyle.
Department of Art and Art History students will give performances on sound effects added to film and pair images of artworks from across the 20th century to 12 corresponding items from the Department of Theatre’s historical costume collection.
The third salon, “Arts & Humanities,” is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Project Space. The featured panelists will be music producer, conductor and University Professor of Music Henry Panion III, Ph.D., documentary filmmaker Michele Forman, and poet Adam Vines, all UAB faculty members.
For “The Classics,” the UAB Gospel Choir will perform songs that have stood the test of time from artists Aretha Franklin, The Beautiful Zion Choir, Milton Brunson & The Thompson Community Singers, and more.
Theatre UAB alumnus Luke Harlan, newly graduated from Yale School of Drama, returns to direct a provocative play that examines gender and power through the lens of the 17th century witchcraft trials in England.
Author Dana Walrath will present a workshop and book reading Oct. 28 at UAB’s Hill Student Center.
The UAB Concert Choir, Opera and Chamber Singers will perform a program of choral works by American and English composers and a preview of the upcoming Department of Music production “Amahl and the Night Visitors.”
For this free lecture, presented by the Department of Art and Art History, Freeman will discuss his most recent works, which combine three interrelated emerging technologies: digital sculpting, 3-D scanning and 3-D printing.
For the first time, former students of Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman will join world-class pianists for this series, bookended by Eric Zuber and Esther Park.
The Big Idea series introduces a topic of general interest, shares a philosophical perspective on the matter, and then encourages discussion. Learn more about the Fall 2016 schedule and topics on the department's website.
October 07, 2016

Ireland Awards

Dr. Frans B.M. de Waal was named the 2016 Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar, and Dr. Charles Amsler was named the recipient of the 2016 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
October 07, 2016

Spring and Summer

From exhibits at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts to a Spring Commencement that is only growing in size and excitement, we had countless achievements to celebrate and numerous opportunities to come together as a campus community.
Political Science majors and minors, Public Administration graduate students, and the UAB community are invited to hear Beth Chapman, former Alabama Secretary of State, give a talk on her public service journey.
Department of Music composer William Price wrote two works on the program. The UAB Chamber Trio featuring faculty Denise Gainey, James Zingara and Christopher Steele will perform one piece.
The Department of Anthropology, along with several other UAB departments, will host the 2017 Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) conference in Birmingham.
In this zany, Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, a wacky family finds their routine disrupted when a daughter brings her fiancé and his wealthy Wall Street family to dinner.
The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures invites you to their Fall 2016 open house. Come join us for pizza, advising, learning about our programs, and celebrating our multilingual Fall 2016 Homecoming spirit! Time and place: Monday, October 17, 2016, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Humanities Building 407 (balcony).
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