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.
The University of Alabama’s Sonic Frontiers concert series presents a concert by New York composer Aaron Siegel and the UA Percussion Ensemble at 6 p.m. Monday, April 8, in the Park at Manderson Landing on the Black Warrior River.
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 was selected as one of the only two sites in the Southeast to host a Smithsonian traveling exhibition that tells the story of the largest guest worker program in U.S. history.
Raudelunas ’Pataphysical Redux, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Ferguson Center Theatre on The University of Alabama campus. UA’s Sonic Frontiers concert series and Trans/Productions are sponsoring the concert.
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.
A screening of the documentary “Follow Me Down,” a feature-length film about music in prison, will be tonight at 7:30 in 216 Reese Phifer Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
The trio Vox Arcana will open the 2012-2013 Sonic Frontiers season at The University of Alabama.
A University of Alabama geographer and ornithologist is leading an effort to build houses on campus for the purple martin, a popular migratory bird.
The experimental jazz ensemble Endangered Blood Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday April 6, at the Ferguson Center Theater on The University of Alabama campus.
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.
Harris Eisenstadt and his critically acclaimed quintet, Canada Day, will lead off Sonic Frontiers, a cutting-edge avant-garde jazz series on The University of Alabama campus. The first concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at UA’s Ferguson Center Theater.
Douglas Blackmon, former bureau chief at the Wall Street Journal, will visit The University of Alabama Feb. 23 to speak about his Pulitzer Prize winning book, "Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II."
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.
As part of a service-learning course sponsored by The University of Alabama Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility, 81 Honors College students are vying for up to $15,000 to implement projects to aid in Tuscaloosa’s tornado recovery. The final round of competition is Monday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in Lloyd Hall Auditorium.
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.
Dr. Cheryl Fish, an environmental justice scholar, will visit The University of Alabama Sept. 29 and deliver the Rose Gladney Lecture on Justice and Social Change.
Dr. Anne LeBaron, a harpist and composer who is a distinguished alumna of The University of Alabama's New College, will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, in the recital hall of Moody Music Building.
A change in her summer plans led UA student Jacqueline Koncsol to become a role model for high school students through her work in the CollegeFirst enrichment program.
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.
UA's Alabama Museum of Natural History will host a screening of "Ghost Bird," the documentary by Scott Crocker, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, in room 205 of Smith Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
Steve Lerner, author of "Sacrifice Zones: The Front Lines of Toxic Chemical Exposure in the United States," will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 205 Smith Hall (Alabama Museum of Natural History) on The University of Alabama campus.
Lisa Elizondo, a University of Alabama junior and McNair Scholar who spent her summer collecting oral histories of Chicano-rights activists, will present "Off the Border: Mexican-Americans in Washington State" at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in 125 ten Hoor on the UA campus.
Matthew L. Wald, a Washington bureau reporter for The New York Times, will speak on "A Low Carb Diet for the Planet: Sustainability Perspectives from Transportation and Energy" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22 (Earth Day), in room 127 in the Biology Building at The University of Alabama.