The Vulcan Historical Review is published annually by the Chi Omicron Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The journal is completely student-written and student-edited by undergraduate and graduate students at UAB. A launch party for each new issue is held in August.

All history students at UAB, including recent alumni, are encouraged to submit articles, reviews, essays, oral histories, or other works of historical interest to be considered for publication. Submissions by any currently enrolled UAB student are also welcome. Please send inquires to:

Phi Alpha Theta Advisor
UAB Department of History
HHB 360
1401 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35294-1152

Current Issue:

Cover of Vulcan Historical Review, Vol. 18, 2014.
Volume 18 | 2014
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Past Issues:

Cover of Vulcan History Review volume 17.
Volume 17
| 2013
This year, to memorialize the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement, the editorial staff of the Vulcan Historical Review aims to pay tribute to the often unknown and uncelebrated heroes of the movement, who had the courage and determination to stand up for what others were reluctant to face. Without them, a dark chapter in America's history might have been prolonged or even have remained.

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Vulcan Historical Review volume 16.
Volume 16
| 2012
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