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 pleased to announce that they are receiving nominations for the 2024 Summersell Deep South Book Prize for the best book on the history of the American South.
Join Dr. Sharony Green and students from her HY 103, 104, and 306 courses for Slow Art Day 2023 at the Gorgas House Museum. This year's exhibit is entitled, "Of Canals, AfroFuturism & Empire."
On February 23-24, The University of Alabama and the Department of History hosted the 15th annual Southeastern German Studies Conference.
Saturday, March 4, 2023, was the 12th annual Family Night at the Museum community event hosted by The University of Alabama Graduate School and the Alabama Museum of Natural History.
Melville returns to campus on to deliver a lecture entitled “Desire and Perseverance. Observations on the Anthropology of Monks and Nuns in the Middle Ages.”
On March 1, the Department of History held its first (but not last) Alumni Happy Hour. Alums from across generations took over the back patio at Loosa Brews to see old friends and make new ones—all while enjoying the fabulous music of the department’s new band, 603.
On Friday March 3rd, Dr. Lesley Gordon’s Civil War class and UA graduate students visited Vicksburg National Military Park alongside Dr. Susannah Ural of the University of Southern Mississippi, USM graduate students, and UA and USM ROTC Cadets.