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Free, fun activities from UAB’s arts organizations will feature both virtual and in-person events, from lunch and learns to family days, dance performance, spoken word and coloring nights.
A UAB College of Arts and Sciences alumna has been named the 12th Alabama state poet laureate.
UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts will host “Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” exploring the work of imprisoned artists and the centrality of incarceration to contemporary art and culture, on view from Sept. 17-Dec. 11.
Kerry Madden-Lunsford, Stacey Holloway and Melissa Yes each were awarded a $5,000 fellowship to further their work and research: finishing a novel, studying animal behavior and ethology, and producing two new art exhibits.
The annual SPARK Writing Festival offers fiction, nonfiction and poetry workshops for writers of all experience levels and free community events including guest speakers.
UAB Department of English students will virtually perform poetry and spoken word inspired by artworks on display at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
Poet and memoirist Saeed Jones will speak in a virtual event presented by the Department of English through UAB’s Jemison Visiting Professorship in the Humanities Endowment.
Poet Lauren Goodwin Slaughter has been awarded a $25,000 Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
For the 21st year of Into the Streets, a student-led day of service at UAB, 84 volunteers gave a combined 168 hours of service, working at 12 sites with seven community partners, while safeguarding against COVID-19.
“A la carte” features more than 30 renowned contemporary artists whose works utilize food to explore relevant contemporary social and cultural issues. Tour the exhibition virtually.
Honors College student Leah Perz will graduate this Saturday, May 2, with her parents following her footsteps, for all to be a part of the UAB Blazer community.

New York magazine writer Rebecca Traister will hold a lecture for the UAB community to discuss how women’s anger has been channeled and perceived over the years.

UAB English instructor Jessica Smith wrote the poetry collection as she was leaving a job, helping a student learn to trust again and discovering a new skill.
Award-winning linguist David J. Peterson will delve into the art of creating artificial languages with the UAB community.
Ernestine’s Milky Way tells the story of a determined 5-year-old girl in the early 1940s who sets off on a journey to deliver two Mason jars of milk to her neighbors in the holler.
Tina Mozelle Braziel and Ashley M. Jones are 2019 Alabama State Council on the Arts literary fellows, creative writing educators, alumnae of UAB and national award-winning poets.
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