A symposium on elemental ecocriticism, which is a critical field that examines literary representations of the world and their effects on the world, will be hosted by the department of English at The University of Alabama April 25-27.
Joel Brouwer, a poet and University of Alabama professor of English, will receive UA’s 2012 Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award.
Dr. Joseph Carroll, a leading scholar on the connection between social science and literary study, will visit The University of Alabama to give the lecture “The Historical Position of Literary Darwinism” April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium.
Two leading scholars on the human origins problem will visit The University of Alabama to give a lecture Feb. 28. at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium on the UA campus.
The University of Alabama invites local high school students — freshmen through seniors — to sign up for the Spring 2013 Creative Writing Club.
Dr. Richard Myers, president and director of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and an alumnus of The University of Alabama, will present an Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution Lecture Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building Auditorium on the UA campus.
Dr. John Hawks, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will visit The University of Alabama campus to give the lecture, “Neandertime: How Ancient Genomes are Transforming Our Past and Present,” Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building.
“Forrest Gump” author Winston Groom will speak to students and visitors at noon Monday, Oct. 29, in the Ferguson Theater on The University of Alabama campus.
More than two dozen poets will read from their work during the Slash Pine Press’s fourth annual festival Friday, Oct. 12, and Saturday, Oct. 13, in venues at The University of Alabama and in downtown Tuscaloosa.
A vertebrate paleobiologist specializing in fossils from the age of dinosaurs, will visit The University of Alabama campus to give the lecture, “Emergence of Marine Mammals and Reptiles during past Global Warming and Sea Level Rise,” Thursday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building.
Dr. Brian Fagan, one of the world’s leading archaeological and historical writers, will visit The University of Alabama campus to give the lecture, “Elixir: Water and Humans over 10,000 years,” Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building.
Teaching evolution in American classrooms will be examined in the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, known as ALLELE, lecture series Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building on The University of Alabama campus.
Slash Pine Projects at The University of Alabama presents "Slash Stitch Burn: A Patchwork History of the Druid City" Saturday, Nov. 12, in venues across Tuscaloosa.
The University of Alabama will host Bama Grad Expo 2012, which brings top prospective graduate students to campus, Jan. 12-14, 2012.
Dr. Michael B.A. Oldstone, a National Academy of Sciences member and University of Alabama alumnus, will be in-residence on the UA campus Oct. 17-21.
Dr. Brad Sagarin, a psychology professor at Northern Illinois University, will present his lecture, "Evolutionary Psychology: Exploring Darwin's Psychological Legacy," on Oct.13 at 7:30 p.m. in 127 Biology Building on The University of Alabama campus.
Students in English 411, Dr. Emily O. Wittman's Advanced Studies in Comparative and Multicultural Literature class, don't just sit and read. They judge.
University of Alabama student Alexandra Franklin's willingness to share some of her deepest thoughts and feelings about her life, her commitment to feminism and a supportive boyfriend led her to write a Modern Love essay published Sunday, Sept. 11, in The New York Times.
"Exploring the Boundaries and Applications of Corpus Linguistics,” a symposium in the department of English at The University of Alabama, will be Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17 in UA's Bidgood Hall.
The Slash Pine Writer's Festival 2011, an event that will bring more than 40 writers from across the nation to Tuscaloosa for readings and workshops, will be from Wednesday, March 30 through Saturday, April 2, at venues throughout the city, including The University of Alabama.
Dr. Vincent Odamtten, professor of English at Hamilton College, will deliver the first Dr. Robert Milton Young Memorial Lecture in African American Literary and Cultural Theory at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, in 205 Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.
Ted Conover, author of the new book “The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today,” will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 120 Farrah Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
Dr. Albert Pionke, an associate professor of English at The University of Alabama, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Award to research “Education as a Rite of Privilege.”
The University of Alabama English department invites area high school students to attend the summer 2010 Creative Writing Camp on weekdays, June 14-25, from 1-4 p.m. in 301 Morgan Hall.
University of Alabama students won several awards while representing the UA English department at the annual Sigma Tau Delta Convention held recently in St. Louis, Mo.