The Alabama Historical Commission and The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research invite the public to participate in three days of investigation, presentations and discovery of the mysterious town of Old Cahawba during Old Cahawba Public Archaeology Days.
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University of Alabama theater professor Seth Panitch has recently completed a full, feature-length film that has been selected as one of 25 films to be showcased in the 20th American Black Film Festival.
The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park hosts its second annual Birdfest Saturday, May 28.
The Alabama winners of the 23rd Letters About Literature competition have been selected and will be announced at a ceremony held in their honor at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at The University of Alabama’s Gorgas Library, room 205.
Letters About Literature is a national reading and writing contest for students in grades 4-12, according to read.gov. Students are asked to read a book, poem or speech and write a letter to the author about how the work impacted their lives. The letters are divided into three levels and are judged by each state affiliate for the Center of the Book.
Professors at The University of Alabama are offering a number of thought-provoking and unusual classes during UA’s May Interim session, which runs from Monday, May 9, through Friday, May 27.
Forget murals and mammoth outdoor sculptures. The new exhibit at The University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa is featuring art at the other end of the spectrum—not big paintings, but miniatures—through July 22.
The Rural Medical Scholars Program at the College of Community Health Sciences will honor the graduates of its 20th class, as well as alumni of the now two-decade-old program, on Sunday, May 1, at Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus. A reception for program alumni will be at 3 p.m. and will be followed by the 20th Annual Rural Scholars Convocation, where the current classes of the Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars will be recognized.
The West Alabama community is invited to meet historical figures from The University of Alabama’s past, learn a little about what life was like during their lifetime and make connections to the present during the second annual Living History Festival on April 23.