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See sculpture and installations created with materials not commonly found in the art studio during a one-night-only exhibition Wednesday, June 18, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History.
Tickets go on sale June 16 for just-announced summer and fall 2014 shows presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. For tickets, a copy of The Center Magazine or more information, call 205-975-2787 or visit www.AlysStephens.org.
June 06, 2014

The Books of Summer

The firecracker-hot days of an Alabama summer provide the perfect encouragement to get lost in the cool, crisp pages of a good book. But with infinite shelves of reading material available, where do you begin? We asked faculty members in UAB’s Department of English for inspiration, and they shared a few of the titles that sparked their passion for literature.
The African American Studies Organization was honored with the Program/Event of the Year Award at the Student Excellence Awards ceremony on April 23, 2014.
Looking for a cool course to take this fall? Sign up for Social Justice & Identity (AAS 250), offered by the African American Studies Program.
Could text language and autocorrect technologies have an effect on writing skills? UAB experts offer thoughts and tips.
Doug Fry, PhD, has been named chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Anthropology. He comes to UAB from Åbo Akademi University in Vasa, Finland, where he was the Director of the Peace, Mediation, and Conflict Research joint master’s program.
Donations of fabric from the Birmingham community are still needed for a giant fabric art installation being created to celebrate the University of Alabama at Birmingham Cultural Corridor.
May 01, 2014

Illumination

Leon Botstein, president of Bard College and musical director and conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra, was selected as the winner of the 2014 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Distinguished Visiting Scholar Prize.
The University of Alabama at BirminghamDepartment of Music has announced its summer 2014 calendar of concerts, including a “bon voyage” performance by the UAB Concert Choir, which is headed to Latvia in July.
Works of art made by women in rural India and prints from post-war Japan will be featured in two exhibitions presented by the University of Alabama at BirminghamDepartment of Art and Art History from June 5-July 17.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Jazz Ensemble won the top award, Most Outstanding College Band, on Saturday, April 19, at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame’s 12th annual Student Jazz Band Festival competition.  

The Department of History and the Birmingham Islamic Society will host a free, public lecture on “How Islam Saved the Jews” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24.
The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures and Alliance Française of Birmingham will present a lecture in English by Fredéric Gros, professor of political philosophy at theUniversité de Paris-Est Créteil and at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po Paris), at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26.
Student works including graphic design, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography will be featured in a new Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is the undergraduate professional degree for studio art in the Department of Art and Art History. These exhibitions are the pinnacle of achievement for those students accepted into the BFA program at UAB.
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