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Department Alum & WHHA President Stewart McLaurin to Speak March 1

Stewart McLaurin, a 1981 graduate of The University of Alabama Department of History and current president of the White House Historical Association (WHHA), will return to campus on March 1 […]

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“Early Modern Intersections in the American South” Symposium to be Held February 16

Please join us for the opening session of “Early Modern Intersections in the American South,” a symposium hosted by A&S in conjunction with the Folger Institute, on February 16, in […]

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Summersell Center Now Accepting Short-Term Research Fellowship Applications

To support the study of southern history and promote the use of the manuscript collections housed at The University of Alabama, the Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of […]

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Dr. Margaret Peacock Wins Outstanding Commitment to Advising Award

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies Margaret Peacock was recognized by The University of Alabama Academic Advisors Association (UA-AAA) as the recipient of the 2021-2022 Outstanding Commitment to Advising […]

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Alumna Returns to Discuss Book That Began as Undergraduate Research Seminar Project

Dr. Isabela Morales (UA Class of 2012) returned to campus on September 29th and 30th to talk about her first book, Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery […]

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Dr. Lawrence Cappello Interviewed About Ring Cameras and Privacy

Assistant Professor Lawrence Cappello appeared on NewsNation with Brian Entin to discuss the right-to-privacy implications of the recent revelation that Amazon, the parent company of Ring, released customers’ camera footage […]

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Rethinking Alabama Politics from the Civil War to the Present: A History Symposium

Join the Department of History on Monday, October 3, 2022 for Rethinking Alabama Politics from the Civil War to the Present: A History Symposium. This event brings together today’s leading […]

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Voices of the Enslaved Wins 2022 Summersell Deep South Book Prize

The Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South and the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History at The University of Alabama are proud to announce the […]

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