Sharony Green

Mapping Antebellum America Exhibit Open December 5

Students enrolled in Dr. Sharony Green‘s Antebellum America course worked with UA’s Cartographic Research Lab and visited several historical sites this fall, using the antebellum period as a starting point for “mapping” historical events and issues in Tuscaloosa and throughout Alabama in honor of Alabama’s 2019 bicentennial celebration. The results of their work will be […]

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Dr Green’s Students Open Art Exhibit: “Mecca”

On March 2nd, our own Dr. Sharony Green opened an art exhibit curated by students in her “Gender, Race, and Urban Space” graduate course. The exhibit, entitled “Mecca: Atlanta, Harlem, Miami, and Beyond” reflect the students’ interrogation of these cities as cultural “Meccas” for certain groups, in particular people of African descent. The exhibit is […]

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Assistant Professor Sharony Green’s The Grant Green Story to be Screened by School of Music

Assistant Professor Sharony Green’s documentary on the late jazz guitarist Grant Green – The Grant Green Story – will be the noon convocation event for the School of Music next Friday, March 31. This screening lasts one hour and will be held in the recital hall. The film unveils the life of the late jazz guitarist Grant […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Sharony Green

Assistant Professor Sharony Green continues to bring innovative research and courses to our department. Recently, the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center showcased Dr. Green’s ongoing research project, where she examines postwar black migration to Miami, Florida, featuring video clips of oral history interviews she conducted and a soundtrack curated by her HY 300 class, which […]

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Assistant Professor Sharony Green’s Feature-Length Documentary, The Grant Green Story Accepted for Inclusion in Harlem International Film Festival

Assistant Professor Sharony Green’s first feature length documentary, The Grant Green Story, will premiere at the 11th Annual Harlem International Film Festival in New York City, September 14-18, 2016. The film unveils the life of the late jazz guitarist Grant Green, her former father-in-law. Green is best known for his work with Blue Note Records, […]

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History Professor and her Students Capture Black Migration Through Sound and Images

Far too often, when folks think of black migration from the South before and after the Second World War, they think of people moving north or west. Sharony Green, Assistant Professor of History, is conducting research that captures the movement of African American farther South to Florida, specifically to Miami. Her work is being made […]

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“Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America” Panel Discussion Podcast Now Available

A printed transcript of the audio for this event is available here. “Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America” | Panel Discussion from UA College of Arts & Sciences on Vimeo. Approximately 100 people gathered at Tuscaloosa’s Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center on Tuesday, January 26 to hear a panel presentation on the topic of Interracial Intimacy […]

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“Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America” Panel Discussion a Success – Text Readable

Approximately 100 people gathered at Tuscaloosa’s Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center last Tuesday (January 26) night to hear a panel presentation on the topic of Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America from Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of the New York Times bestseller Wench; Trudier Harris, Professor of English, The University of Alabama; Sharony Green, Assistant Professor of […]

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“Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America” Panel Discussion a Success.

Approximately 100 people gathered at Tuscaloosa’s Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center last Tuesday (January 26) night to hear a panel presentation on the topic of Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America from Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of the New York Times bestseller Wench; Trudier Harris, Professor of English, The University of Alabama; Sharony Green, Assistant Professor of […]

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Interracial Intimacy in Antebellum America: An Evening with Dolen Perkins-Valdez, Trudier Harris, Sharony Green, and Liza Ze-Winters

Black and white Southerners have “known” each other for centuries in ways not easily discussed. This conversation brings together four women scholars who have carefully addressed the subject of how these two groups have “intimately,” and not just sexually, encountered one another in complex ways before the Civil War and beyond. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of […]

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The Nineteenth Century City Examines the Role of Women in Higher Education Between 1830 and 1920.

On December 2, from 4-5:30 pm, in The University of Alabama’s Gorgas House, students enrolled in “The Nineteenth Century City,” a course taught by Sharony Green, Assistant Professor of History, will present an exhibit on young women attending female academies and institutions of higher learning in West Alabama and other areas of the country. Between […]

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Department Celebrates Two Faculty Publications

On September 14, the Department of History celebrated the publication of two new monographs by members of our faculty, Dr. Holly Grout and Dr. Sharony Green. Dr. Kari Frederickson, the Chair of the Department of History commended Drs. Grout and Green for navigating successfully through the painstaking and involved process of publishing one’s first book. […]

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