southern history

Department Welcomes Prospective Graduate Students

The History Department hosted a group of prospective graduate students on February 23, 2018. The prospective students were first welcomed by Dr. Daniel Riches, Director of Graduate Studies. “We were delighted to welcome seventeen accepted students who traveled from across the country to visit our department,” says Dr. Riches. “The central theme of the event […]

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The Department of History is Pleased to Welcome Dr. Lesley J. Gordon, the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History, to the department.

Dr. Lesley J. Gordon is the new Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History at The University of Alabama, filling the position once held by Dr. George C. Rable, who retired at the end of the 2015-16 school year. Dr. Gordon is from Connecticut, originally, but has spent thirteen years in the South; she attended […]

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Cold War Dixie Wins Best Book Award

Dr. Kari Frederickson’s Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South, which examines the impact of the Cold War on the U.S. South, was recently named the recipient of the Southern Historical Association’s Bennett H. Wall Award for the best book in southern economic or business history published in the last two years. […]

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Cold War Dixie Wins Best Book Award

Dr. Kari Frederickson’s Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South, which examines the impact of the Cold War on the U.S. South, was recently named the recipient of the Southern Historical Association’s Bennett H. Wall Award for the best book in southern economic or business history published in the last two years. […]

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The University of Alabama Press Book Sale – September 26 – 28

The University of Alabama Press Annual Book Fall Book Sale – Sept 26 – 28, 2014 The University of Alabama Press will hold its annual fall book sale September 26 – 28 on the second floor of the McMillan Building. UAP will offer hundreds of new and backlist titles from a cornucopia of subjects, including: […]

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