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The University of Alabama to Observe the Quincentennial of the Protestant Reformation

The Protestant Reformation 1517-2017: 500 Years of Faith, History, and the Arts Monday October 30, 2017 Moody Music Building Concert Hall The University of Alabama Reception and Book Exhibit 5:00 p.m. Program 6:00 p.m. Scholarly presentations and performances by University of Alabama faculty, as well as a curated book exhibit, to commemorate the Protestant Reformation. […]

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Careers for History Majors Luncheon Held

On Monday, February 27, the Department of History hosted a luncheon for those history majors thinking about the job market and possible careers. The UA Career Center’s Tiffany Goodin spoke about how to translate marketable skills learned in history classes into a job or career. Pamela Derrick, the Director of Experiential Learning, also attended, and […]

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Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, Former Director of the ADAH, to Speak on the Importance of Alabama History, February 27

Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, who recently retired as director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History after more than thirty years at its helm, will speak in room 205, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library at 6 pm, Monday, February 27. Bridges’s topic – “Alabama History: It’s Worth Another Look” – explores the important role that […]

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Summersell Initiative in Public History Students Explore Options for History Majors

Archives, genealogy projects, museums, libraries — all of these are potential career paths for history majors, combining historical knowledge with technical skills and a love of the public. Drs. John Giggie, James Mixson, and Dan Riches , along with the Summersell Center for the Study of the South, have teamed up to create a track […]

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Congratulations to Dr. James Mixson, Winner of the 2016 Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award

The History Department is proud to congratulate Dr. James Mixson, winner of the 2016 Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award. This award is given by the National Alumni Association annually to four full-time faculty members whose work with students demonstrates an exceptional commitment to their students’ success, both inside and outside the classroom. Dr. Mixson is […]

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Professor Gert Melville Visits Department

Professor Gert Melville, Senior Professor of History at the Dresden University of Technology, delivered a lecture entitled “The Pursuit of Salvation: A Fundamental Challenge in the Middle Ages” on Thursday, March 3, 2015, in the Summersell Room. Melville has taught at the Dresden University of Technology since 1994, and is the author of four decades’ […]

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