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UA School of Law, ABA Journal Announce Finalists for Harper Lee Prize

The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal named three books as finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

UA School of Law and ABA Journal Announce Finalists for 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have named the finalists for the 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The public is invited to cast its votes on the ABA Journal website [www.abajournal.com] to help determine the winner.

Graphic Novelist to Speak at UA on Being Latina During Civil Rights Movement

The University of Alabama welcomes author Lila Quintero Weaver to its lunchtime lecture series Feb. 6 in room 205 of the Amelia Gorgas Library.

Evening at Zoe’s Kitchen to Benefit UA’s Books for the Black Belt

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development is sponsoring a fundraiser to support the Books for the Black Belt program.

UA Professor’s Book Lauds History of Irish Theatre

It’s not every day an author celebrates his book launch at the Áras, the Irish equivalent of the White House. However, Dr. Steve Burch, a University of Alabama faculty member, has experienced just that.

UA Professor Authors ‘First True Survey’ of Fantasy Sport Leagues

Dr. Andrew Billings’ research finds fantasy sport leagues to be a game changer for sports media consumption and research.

UA Professor’s New Book Examines Cold War’s Effects on South

A new book by Dr. Kari Frederickson, a University of Alabama associate professor of history, explores how the Cold War changed the American South in ways that are just now being understood.

Paul Goldstein Wins 2013 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

For his work in “Havana Requiem,” author Paul Goldstein, a professor of law, will receive the 2013 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.

UA’s Gorgas Library Offers Exhibit of Miniature Books

Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus will play host to the Miniature Book Society’s national traveling exhibit from Wednesday, Feb. 15, to Sunday, April 15.

UA Professor’s Book Discusses Key Dissenter in the Spanish Conquest

Among the figures who participated in and later wrote about the Spanish Conquest of the New World, one stands out as a passionate and sometimes abrasive champion of the native population – Bartolomé de las Casas. This priest, historian, writer and activist stands as the passionate focus of the scholarship of Dr. Lawrence Clayton, University of Alabama professor of history, and forms the subject of a book that offers insight into the conquest.

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