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Summersell Center Accepting Deep South Book Prize Nominations

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 […]

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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 […]

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Dr. Lawrence Cappello Wins Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award

Assistant Professor Lawrence Cappello‘s excellence in teaching and learning has been recognized by The University of Alabama Alumni Association’s 2021 Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award. Cappello is an assistant professor […]

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Public History Roundtable to be Held April 7

Join us on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 1:30 CDT, for a roundtable discussion on the field of Public History and jobs and experiences outside traditional academia. The event is […]

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Undergraduate Jana Venable Wins 2021 Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

Elmore County, Alabama native and senior history major Jana Venable has been awarded the 2021 Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award. Venable received the award for her work, “Recovering Hidden Histories: […]

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Undergraduate History Major Jackson Foster Wins Ramsey Award

Jackson Foster, a native of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Junior majoring in History and Religious Studies, has won the 2021 John Fraser Ramsey Award. The Ramsey Award, named after former […]

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Montgomery Wins UA’s Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student Award

Last semester, doctoral candidate Margaret Montgomery was awarded the 2020 College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student Award. This spring Montgomery’s name was forwarded to the […]

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From Revolt Against Chivalry to Sisters and Rebels: A Life in Southern and Women’s History

Dr. Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, Julia Cherry Spruill Professor Emerita at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and winner of the 2020 Summersell Center for the Study of the […]

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Dr. Helen Delpar’s Generosity Featured in Recent Story

Leaving a Legacy The most recent edition of Collegian featured a story about the generosity and long-term legacy of the late Dr. Helen Delpar, who passed away in 2018. “Those […]

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Beito’s T.R.M. Howard: Doctor, Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Pioneer Named Best Biography

Congratulations to Dr. David Beito and Dr. Linda Royster Beito, who were recently awarded the prize for best biography at the 2020 American Book Fest! Their book, T.R.M. Howard: Doctor, […]

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