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Choose from student recitals, guest artists and faculty performances, including Yakov Kasman, DMA, with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, plus Amadeae Duo and the fifth annual PRISM Concert.
Speakers for “A Tale of Two Cities: Atlanta and Birmingham During the Civil Rights Movement” will shed light on how city governments, civil society leaders and urban geographies can advance or obstruct racial justice and human rights.

For “April is for the Arts,” the UAB College of Arts and Sciences highlights the extraordinary talent from across the college’s fine art academic units for a month of events.

The UAB Institute for Human Rights presents W. Jake Newsome, Ph.D., whose book traces the transformation of the pink triangle from a Nazi concentration camp badge and emblem of discrimination into a global symbol of pride.

UAB history students in Phi Alpha Theta attended the 2023 conference, where three students won session paper prizes for best papers in their panel.
Meeting in freshman year at UAB, engaged history majors Sydney Richardson and Caleb Randall are now set to graduate and walk together Dec. 10.
Lighting designer Bailey Dumlao and co-director Devin Ty Franklin are two of the artists behind the scenes of Theatre UAB’s “The SpongeBob Musical.”
The 2022 Jemison Lecture will explore the use of the word “authenticity” in today’s culture April 6 at the UAB Alumni House.
A panel including experts from across UAB will discuss the Ukraine crisis and its implications for geopolitics and human rights.
UAB Department of History is hosting an event that will explore the French occupation of Syria and its impact on anti-Western radical Islamism.
Emma Herr and Chris Bertolini examined Birmingham Public Library newspaper archives from the Nazi period of 1933-1945, focusing on key Holocaust events. Their work will be used by the BHEC and United Stated Holocaust Memorial Museum.
The annual Vulcan Historical Review was honored in the 2020 Gerald D. Nash History Graduate Online Journal Competition.
Jones has attended the Sundance Film Festival for more than 20 years and uses his experiences to spark students’ analytical skills in film studies classes at UAB.
Join UAB’s Department of History and the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center for a Zoom lecture with Jennifer Teege as she discusses her Nazi family ties.
Join UAB’s Institute for Human Rights for a Facebook Live discussion on the civil rights history of Birmingham that explores the effects of racist policies both past and present.
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