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Member of National Academy of Sciences In-Residence at UA

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.

UA ALLELE Lecture Explores Darwin’s Legacy of Evolutionary Psychology

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.

UA English Class Judges World Literature for Druid City Brick Award

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.

UA Student’s Essay Appears in New York Times

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.

Linguistics Topic of Upcoming UA Symposium

“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.

Slash Pine Writer’s Festival Returns to UA, Tuscaloosa

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.

Young Lecture Honors Late UA English Professor

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.

Author Conover to Discuss ‘Routes’ at UA

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.

UA Professor Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Stipend

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.”

Area High School Students Invited to Attend UA’s Creative Writing Camp

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.