The event, which features live talks in the spirit of the TED experience, is themed “Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham."
Students' documentary films will be screened May 2.
Distinguished professor and chair of the Department of History
Areas of expertise: labor history and public history
Professor of history
Areas of expertise: Soviet, post-Soviet and Eastern European social history; center-periphery relations with the Soviet Union; nationalism and national identity
Associate professor of history
Areas of expertise: Thomas Jefferson, American intellectual and political history with an emphasis on the American Revolution and early American Republic
Assistant professor of history
Areas of expertise: civil rights, Jim Crow segregation and desegregation, history of Birmingham and Alabama, historic preservation, oral history