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The Department of English Alumni Lecture series brings in nationally prominent writers and scholars twice each year to talk about ideas and issues related to the study of English. These lectures are free and open to the public.
Phi Alpha Theta presents "An Evening with James Meredith." Join the roundtable discussion recounting the 1962 integration of the University of Mississippi.
The 2015 issue of the Vulcan Historical Review won third prize in the Nash History Journal competition sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society.
December 11, 2015

Sociology Speaker Series

UAB Sociology's Speaker Series is being organized for 2016-17 and will be announced later.
The Department of History welcomes a new faculty member in January 2016. Stella Ghervas will be joining us as an assistant professor starting in the Spring semester.
Artists Merrilee Challiss and UAB professor of art Derek Cracco examine spirituality and religion through their featured work in New American Paintings.
Kasman, professor of piano, will be a soloist with Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra in the performance of Nikolai Medtner’s Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 50 on Sunday, Dec. 6.
UAB students gathered for the "Exploring Racism through Hip Hop" writing workshop at the Department of Theatre's acting studio on Nov. 13 to add their voices to a musical in the works.
Ashley Jones, who graduated with a degree in English in 2012, has been given the Writers’ Award by the Rona Jaffe Foundation.
If you could meet the person who made your scholarship possible, what would you say? Over 175 students had that opportunity last Friday as the College celebrated the 2015-2016 Scholarship and Awards Luncheon.
UAB English Assistant Professor Adam Vines and Las Vegas aerialist and writer Allen Jih combine their talent for a new project.
If you’re not making discoveries, something is wrong, says UAB English major Kelsey Harrison, winner of the 17th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival's “Best Student Film” for her work “Coming and Going.”
Out of a talented international pool of 33 pianists, junior Aleksandra Kasman took the top prize at the 2015 International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York City on Aug. 2.
Sculptural objects, masks, puppets, performances and art installations created by Department of Art and Art History students will be shown in a one-night-only exhibition.
UAB professor Kerry Madden-Lunsford's biography of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee has been re-released to coincide with the publication of Lee's novel Go Set a Watchman.
UAB photography students have taken their work on the road and will open an exhibition, “Accidental Grace: Photographs Made in and About the South” on Friday, June 26, at the Shelby County Arts Council Gallery in Columbiana.
When the worlds of art and science collide, don't expect an earth-shattering kaboom. Instead, you might just get a clearer understanding of how nature works.
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