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The ability to use language is at the heart of the human experience. Here in the English Department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, we all share a common delight in the richness and complexity of our language and a commitment to sharing that delight with others.

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  • Eight UAB students will study abroad as 2024 Gilman Scholars
    Studying abroad as a Gilman Scholar helps students gain professional skills, build language proficiencies and develop knowledgeable perspectives of the world to help them succeed in their careers.
  • Wood, Maddox selected for Fulbright US Scholar Awards
    Assistant Professor of English Joseph Wood is selected for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Georgia, while Associate Professor of Spanish John T. Maddox IV, Ph.D., is selected for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil.
  • Documentaries created by UAB media studies students to premiere at the McWane Science Center IMAX Theatre, April 24
    UAB Media Studies students learn how to make documentary films focusing on communities and issues they care about in a semester.