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Pamela Sterne King, an assistant professor of history at UAB and former historic preservation officer for the city of Birmingham, wants students to learn about the city’s "often-forgotten fun personality."
This week, while the Birmingham Seven perform Ra’s music for “Sun Ra: Musician, Philosopher, and Poet,” the audience will see a set created by University of Alabama at Birmingham students, faculty and staff.
Join the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and some of Birmingham’s most innovative artists for the second annual Light Dreams festival, a free celebration of art, music, dance and light.
"Exposure to information and exposure to people" — Michelle Craig says this is what she gained from UAB’s African American Studies Program, experiences that lead to a successful career.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre will present the musical “Urinetown” April 9-13, with shows at 7:30 p.m. nightly April 9-12 and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the Sirote Theatre at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. David J. Wasserstein, Eugene Greener Jr. Professor of Jewish History at Vanderbilt University, titled “How Islam Saved the Jews.” The event is cosponsored by the Department of History and the Birmingham Islamic Society.
This class, taught by Dr. Glenn Feldman, will cover various economic ideas from the ancient Greeks and Romans; through the early church fathers and medieval thought; through Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and the classical economists; upward to Keynes; and finally to Hayek, Milton Friedman, and recent supply-side and neoliberal fashions.
Please join us for a talk by Ralph Kingston, Associate Professor and History Department Graduate Program Officer of Auburn University's History Department.
Fabric and installation artist Amanda Browder will enlist the help of the community for two giant fabric installations at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, to celebrate the university’s new cultural corridor.
Clarence Lockett started out as a theatre student focusing on screenwriting. But it was a true-life story that pulled him into filmmaking and changed his college and career goals.
The Red Mountain Writing Project will host several camps this summer for children from middle to high school.
The College of Arts and Sciences is delighted to announce that John Fields has accepted the position of Curator for the Abroms//Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA).
Department of History professor André Millard thinks the 1960s supergroup the Beatles would not have made it big if they had formed in the age of the Internet.
UAB’s Graduate History Forum will take place on March 7 and 8, 2014. The keynote lecture will be given by Dr. Aaron Sheehan-Dean, Professor of History at Louisiana State University and author of Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Assistant Professor of Art Doug Barrett, MFA, and senior Betsy Cates, who is majoring in studio art graphic design, have been chosen to attend the a2ru Emerging Creatives Student Conference from Thursday, Jan. 30, through Saturday, Feb. 1, at Stanford University.
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