The Department of History is proud to announce that one of our undergraduate students, Emily Adams, was recently named the winner of the 2019 John Fraser Ramsey Award!
History majors have launched the Crimson Historical Review, an undergraduate research journal.
Drs. David Beito and Linda Royster Beito's recent work, T.R.M. Howard: Doctor, Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Pioneer, won the 31st Annual Benjamin Franklin Award for best biography from the Independent Book Publishers Association.
The Department of History at The University of Alabama is pleased present the Spring 2019 edition of our newsletter, Historically Speaking.
The Summersell Center has partnered with Central High School to develop a program for teaching about racial violence and southern history at the secondary education level.
History major and SCSS student Isabella Garrison took first place in the College of Arts & Sciences' URSCA poster competition.
Summersell Center Director Dr. John Giggie, working with students from his class on Religion & Civil Rights at UA & members of the Tuscaloosa Civil Rights History Task Force, recently published a 37-page Civil Rights History Trail guide.
Dr. Tera Hunter, Edwards Professor of American History and Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, visited campus to receive the Fourth Biennial Deep South Book Prize from the Summersell Center for the Study of the South.
Dr. Dan Vivian, Director of Historic Preservation at the University of Kentucky, visited campus this spring to deliver a talk, "The Future of Public History," and host a lunch-and-learn event.
Students in Director of the Summersell Center Dr. John Giggie’s Spring 2019 course Invisible Histories: Queer History South have unveiled the website for their research, Queer Alabama.