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.
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.
The Department of History recognized our outstanding undergraduate and graduate students on Friday, April 7, 2023 at ten Hoor Hall.
On Friday, April 14, the Alpha of Alabama chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was pleased to induct 76 new members as a part of its 2023 cohort, among them 13 History majors and four History minors.
On Saturday, April 15, nearly twenty of our students presented their original research at the Fourth Annual Capstone Conference of the Undergraduate Historical Society
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The University of Alabama’s Department of History and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst’s (UK) Centre for Army Leadership are hosting a two-day conference that will consider varying aspects of military leadership from the War of 1812 to the present.
Associate Professor and Associate Provost Erik Peterson‘s Understanding Charles Darwin was released on September 15 by Cambridge University Press.