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Many of our donors give to the College as a way of showing their appreciation for the people who inspired and guided them to academic and professional success. We asked a few of our supporters to share their stories of why they give and how investing in the College will ensure the success of our future students.

Faculty in the Department of English edit two notable literary journals: the Birmingham Poetry Review and NELLE.

Tina Mozelle Braziel, program director of the Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop, is the recent recipient of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry.

The Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes full-time regular faculty members of College of Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in teaching.

The loss of logos — patterns of reasoning — in modern discourse inspired English Professor Bruce McComiskey, Ph.D., to write his new book, “Post-Truth Rhetoric and Composition,” from Utah State University Press.

Alison Chapman says legal concepts used in the epic poem are “almost like a bridge that helps readers connect heaven and earth
October 07, 2016

Myth Busters

Here are the most common misperceptions of liberal arts majors and a breakdown of how valuable these degrees really are, as well as what UAB is doing to ensure our students find careers that are right for them.
English Professor Alison Chapman — who has spent more than a decade enriching the intellectual lives of prison inmates — is the recipient of the 2016 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.
Doug Barrett, associate professor of graphic design in the Department of Art and Art History, is the recipient of the 2016 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Alison Chapman, professor and chair of the Department of English, is the recipient of the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.
Jessie Dunbar, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of English, has received a six-month Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.
WBRC FOX6 News special report “The Prison’s Professors,” a documentary exploring the history of UAB’s Donaldson Lecture Series, will be screened Thursday, April 7, at the Hill Student Center.
Lauren Slaughter is an Assistant Professor in the UAB Department of English. Originally from Philadelphia, PA, she teaches creative writing, poetry writing, late American and British literature, and composition. She sat down with graduate student Haley Cotton to talk about writing and teaching.
UAB Writers’ Series continues with reading by author Nina Revoyr on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
UAB English Assistant Professor Adam Vines and Las Vegas aerialist and writer Allen Jih combine their talent for a new project.
Eleven faculty, representing four schools plus the College of Arts and Sciences, comprise the newest class of Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship, a yearlong program that seeks to strengthen service-learning opportunities at UAB.
Once a month, the Department of English hosts BookTalk. The informal discussions, led by department faculty, are open to the public and will meet from 6-7 p.m. in Mervyn Sterne Library.
UAB English professor Cynthia Ryan and UAB students share what they learned about sustainability efforts in the Netherlands and possible solutions to address issues back home in Birmingham.
UAB English associate professor Cynthia Ryan on The Alabama Project, a photo essay that portrays young women with breast cancer: “One of the powerful results of the project is that it brings to focus one barrier that all the women faced – a need for access to life-saving health services.”
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