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“Five Ways to Read a Corpse,” with Mary Louise Roberts, WARF Distinguished Lucie Aubrac Professor and Plaenert Bascom Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin.

Is it morbid to study the history of the dead body? Historians have largely averted their eyes, as if the corpse stood beyond time and place, beyond life itself. With its stench and decay, the human corpse inspires revulsion; it compels us to look away. But the dead body arrested the attention of all those […]

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“Five Ways to Read a Corpse,” with Mary Louise Roberts, WARF Distinguished Lucie Aubrac Professor and Plaenert Bascom Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin.

Is it morbid to study the history of the dead body? Historians have largely averted their eyes, as if the corpse stood beyond time and place, beyond life itself. With its stench and decay, the human corpse inspires revulsion; it compels us to look away.   But the dead body arrested the attention of all those […]

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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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Fall 2015 European History Workshop Dates Announced

The Fall 2015 The University of Alabama Department of History European History Workshop sessions will be held on the dates listed below at 3:00 PM in the Summersell Room (251 ten Hoor). For more information about these sessions, contact Holly Grout (hlgrout@ua.edu). Friday, September 4 “Cold War Caesar: Elite Masculinity, Foreign Policy, and the Cinematic […]

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