Newkirk will discuss “The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga,” the story of a young Congolese man who was captured and put on display at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.
Early Judaism scholar Jodi Magness will present a lecture called “Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls.”
Four documentary shorts made at UAB will be shown as part of a series of Alabama-made films at the festival.
“TEDxBirmingham: Rediscover the Magic” wins the top prize in the Visual, Cinematography category of the American Advertising Federation Awards.
UAB to host renowned scholar on talk of Islam and Judaism.
Andrew Demshuk to spend a year comparing cities rebuilt after World War II.
“The Irony of the Solid South,” Glenn Feldman’s book on the role of race in shaping the Republican South, receives award.

The event, which features live talks in the spirit of the TED experience, is themed “Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham."

Steele is an award-winning professor who has published several essays on Thomas Jefferson.
Regional politics didn’t change, so the parties did, UAB professor says in a new book.

Finalists’ books are considered to be among the past year’s best on the nation’s founding.

Students' documentary films will be screened May 2.

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