The department has joined the rest of The University of Alabama (and most of the nation) in moving all instruction online in response to ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic.
The Frances S. Summersell Center and the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History at The University of Alabama are proud to announce the winner of the 2020 Summersell Prize for the best book on the history of the American South: Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America, by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall.
During the past weekend, History M.A. students Emma Pepperman and Margaret Schultz joined Dr. Julia Brock at the Lillian E. Smith Center in Clayton, Georgia, to create a catalog of the material culture that is housed within the Center.
Last week the Department of History published its Spring 2020 edition of Historically Speaking completely electronically.
Dr. Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins, the Department of History's pioneering first female professor, passed away at her Tuscaloosa home on Easter Sunday.
Dr. Lesley Gordon, Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History, welcomed two visitors to The University of Alabama Department of History during the month of February.