Teresa Cribelli

Empty Columns are a Place to Dream: Monuments as Community at the Intersection of Art and History

A lecture by Ric Kadour, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts Curatorial Fellow Monuments are ubiquitous in the landscape. Common and omnipresent, they blend into the background and go unnoticed until someone points them out. In recent years, monuments have become flashpoints of cultural controversy across the globe. Debates about monuments in the U.S. have […]

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Faculty Publications

Joshua D. Rothman, The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America (Basic Books, 2021) For the past seven years Dr. Joshua D. Rothman, chair of the Department of History, combed archives across the country, working to craft an illuminating narrative of Isaac Franklin, John Armfield, and Rice Ballard, three business partners who […]

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Dr. Teresa Cribelli Organizes “Dangerous Landscapes” Exhibit

In September 2021, the History Department’s Dr. Teresa Cribelli worked with Allison Grant from the Department of Art and Art History to present a new photographic exhibition, entitled “Dangerous Landscapes.” Dr. Cribelli’s contributions offer a meditation on modern industry and nature. The exhibit juxtaposed 19th century views of industrialization and progress with present-day industrial sites […]

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“Dangerous Landscapes” Exhibit, Reception, and Panel Discussion at the UA Gallery

The University of Alabama Gallery and the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative are proud to present the exhibition, Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Progress in the Age of Climate Change, August 6 through September 24, 2021, the UA Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts center in downtown Tuscaloosa. A First Friday reception will be held on […]

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History, Art, and Social Science Professors Join Forces to Promote Discussion About Climate Change in Alabama

Dr. Teresa Cribelli is part of a team that has been awarded a  Joint Pilot for Arts Research Grant from the Collaborative Arts Research Initiative, along with Professor Allison Grant of the Department of Art and Art History and Dr. Joan Barth of UA’s Institute for Social Science Research. Their joint project “Dangerous Landscapes: Legacies […]

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Ambassador Lino Gutierrez to Speak with Students About Government Careers for History Majors

Ambassador Lino Gutierrez, a former US Ambassador to Nicaragua and Argentina and a graduate of The University of Alabama, will visit the History Department to talk with students about government job opportunities for History majors. Ambassador Gutierrez will meet with students on Monday, October 19, in room 251 ten Hoor Hall (the Summersell Room), from […]

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