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UA Appoints New Summersell Chair

Dr. Lesley Jill Gordon, former professor of history at the University of Akron, is the new Charles Grayson Summersell Endowed Chair of Southern History at The University of Alabama.

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Birds in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. Julia Clarke, a professor at the University of Texas, will discuss modern birds’ relationship to dinosaurs April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

Annual Civil War Lectures Series to be Held at UA

A series of Civil War lectures will be hosted at the Alabama Museum of Natural History on The University of Alabama’s campus April 2.

Lecturer to Discuss Evolution of Religious Studies in UA’s ALLELE Series

Dr. William “Lee” McCorkle Jr., a cognitive and evolutionary anthropologist, will present a lecture on the evolution of religious studies March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus.

Psychologist to Discuss Evolution of Language in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Morten Christiansen, a professor of psychology at Cornell University, will present a lecture on the evolution of language Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture is part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at UA. The lecture, […]

Historian Mary Louise Roberts to Present Lecture at UA About the Corpse

Dr. Mary Louise Roberts, an internationally recognized historian and distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, will present “Five Ways to Read a Corpse” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, . in room 38 of Lloyd Hall on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture, which is sponsored by the department of history, is free and open to the public.

Scientist to Discuss Reproductive Chemistry in UA’s ALLELE Lecture Series

Dr. Rebecca Burch will present a lecture on the chemistry of mammalian semen Thursday, December 3 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Historian to Present Lecture at UA on Christianity and Dinosaurs

Dr. Ron Numbers, a historian and professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, will present a lecture at The University of Alabama on how evidence of dinosaurs has been reconciled with Christian fundamentalism.

Painting of UA’s First Campus to be Unveiled Nov. 8

A painting of The University of Alabama’s 1831-32 campus by artist and historian Dean Mosher will be unveiled at the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library in the Pearce Grand Foyer Sunday, Nov. 8 at 3 p.m.

Paleontologist to Discuss Skeletons’ Use in Reconstructing Ecosystems at UA

Dr. Linda Ivany, a leader in paleontology who studies climate, ecology and evolution, will present “The Pace of Life – The (often) Missing Element in Studies of Evolution Using Fossils,” at The University of Alabama on Thursday, Oct. 15 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, lecture series at UA.

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