The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center invites the UA campus and community to participate in events throughout February during African-American Heritage Month. This year’s campus events are held in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery and Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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Dr. Jonathan Holloway, professor of history and African-American studies at Yale University, will serve as the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Realizing the Dream Distinguished Lecturer.
The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center invites the UA campus and community to participate in events throughout February during African-American History Month. This year’s campus celebration promotes recognition of the contributions of African-American culture to area communities and the nation. It will highlight moments in African-American history and the ongoing impact of the African-American experience.
Dr. Bridget R. Cooks, a leading scholar on African American art and culture, will visit The University of Alabama to speak on “Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum,” Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall on the UA campus.
University of Alabama researchers have received a multiyear grant to examine the role that African-American congregations can play in reducing HIV/AIDS-related stigma in rural Alabama.
“Black and White in Crimson: A Symposium on Race and Sports,” presented by The University of Alabama’s department of history, the Friends of History and the Paul W. Bryant Museum, will be Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4 at the Hotel Capstone on the UA campus.
The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will perform “Dream, Child. Hope,” an original composition by Aldophus Hailstork, as the featured work of the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Realizing the Dream Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Moody Music Building concert hall at The University of Alabama.
The University of Alabama will pay tribute to Autherine Lucy Foster, James Hood and the late Vivian Malone Jones, the three African-American students whose enrollment represented UA’s first steps toward desegregation, at the dedication of the Malone-Hood Plaza and Autherine Lucy Clock Tower at historic Foster Auditorium on Nov. 3.
The University of Alabama’s department of gender and race studies will host its second “Recovering Black Women’s Voices and Lives” symposium Thursday, Oct. 7.