The University of Alabama Division of Student Affairs has named six students as recipients of summer and fall 2013 UA Away scholarships, as part of a scholarship initiative that supports learning opportunities for students to work, serve or study away.
For one University of Alabama professor, it is all about connecting. For more than three decades, Dr. Barrie Jo Price has worked to bring those in the international community closer together through the use of technology.
An upcoming exhibit and lecture series offered by The University of Alabama's history department, in association with the Honors College Faculty-in-Residence's "Telling Your Stories" series, offer glimpses into the stories of everyday life through unusual sources.
Dr. Lutz Görgens, the Consul General from the German Consulate in Atlanta, Ga., will speak at The University of Alabama Thursday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m. in 118 Bibb-Graves Hall on the UA campus.
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.
Fifty-five members of The University of Alabama's University Singers and some parents will travel to South Korea for a concert tour from Wednesday, May 11, to Monday, May 23.
Dr. Danae Stafanou, a musicologist and pianist at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, will present a lecture and concert on improvisational music as part of The University of Alabama's Greece Initiative.
"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.
Dr. Juan Cole, the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan, will deliver the lecture "Liberty, Power, and Dictatorships: U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Smith Hall, room 205, on The University of Alabama campus.
A roundtable titled "Understanding the Revolutions of 2011: Why the History of the Middle East Matters" will be at noon Thursday, March 10, in room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus.
Dr. Angeliki Ziaka of Aristotle University will visit The University of Alabama from Monday, Feb. 21, to Friday, Feb. 25, to meet and converse with faculty and students across the College of Arts and Sciences.
Guest speaker Dr. Ben Villalón will give a talk on the “Science of Hot Sauce,” Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the lobby of Rodgers Library from 1:30-3 p.m. as part of International Education Week at The University of Alabama.
The University of Alabama's Creative Campus will host a World Cup Quidditch tournament from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, on the UA Quad.
Dr. Rosanna E. Guadagno, assistant professor of psychology at The University of Alabama, and two colleagues have written a paper analyzing a 2007 cyberattack on the nation of Estonia and suggesting reasons word of the movement spread so quickly and evoked such passion among Russian Internet denizens.
Sociologist Dr. Peter K. Manning will speak about his fieldwork with the Northern Ireland Police Services at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in 214 Farrah Hall, through The University of Alabama's criminal justice department.
“Lado a Lado -- Side by Side,” a joint exhibit by an American and a Cuban photographer, will appear from Monday, Oct. 11, through December in the Grand Gallery of Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
Dr. William H. Beezley, professor of history at the University of Arizona, will deliver the lecture “Indians, Intellectuals, Anthropologists and Calendar Girls: Jose Vasconcelos and Mexican Revolutionary Nationalism” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, in 140 Bidgood Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
“Palestine,” a one-woman performance by Najla Said, will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the Heritage Room in The University of Alabama's Ferguson Center.
Allison Hetzel, assistant professor of theatre and dance at The University of Alabama, will present her one-woman show “Considering Georgia O’Keeffe” in July at the East to Edinburgh Festival in New York City and in August at Scotland's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, one of the top theater festivals in the world.
Conflict in the chilly Arctic Circle among Canada, Russia, Greenland and the United States will heat up beginning in 2010, a University of Alabama political scientist predicts.
The advisory board of The University of Alabama International Honors Program will host a public lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. in 205 Gorgas Library featuring a presentation by Dr. Simanti Lahiri, UA assistant professor of political science.
Eyewitnesses will tell what really happened during the fall of the Berlin Wall at a panel discussion titled “The Cold War & The Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Retrospective” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the Ferguson Theatre on The University of Alabama campus.
Two University of Alabama political scientists, Dr. Douglas Gibler and Dr Karl DeRouen, have received a grant of $205,000 from the National Science Foundation to analyze the effectiveness of political settlements in ending international conflict.
Cuban, American Actors Collaborate in Spanish-Language Production of ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at UA
Actors from the National Office of Scenic Artists of Cuba and University of Alabama performers are combining forces in a program of creative research for a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream En Español" to be presented Aug. 6-8 at UA's Allen Bales Theatre on the UA campus.
Joshua Frank of Moody, a recent graduate of The University of Alabama, has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to study abroad.