A&S in the News: February 13-19, 2022

Faculty Biennial Exhibition

Faculty art on display in biennial exhibition: The Crimson White – Feb. 13

Drawing on a tradition that has existed in The University of Alabama’s Department of Art and Art History for decades, the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is hosting the Faculty Biennial Exhibition, which features paintings, digital art and sculptures.

Black History Month

UA to host Black History Month program: WVTM 13 – Feb. 15

The University of Alabama continues to celebrate Black History Month and tonight Lisa McNair will deliver a keynote speech. She is a sister of Denise McNair one of the four little girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. Her speech starts here in less than an hour at 6:00 tonight. It is free, but if you do want to check it out, you have to register.

Creative Writing Program

‘A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’: Carmen Maria Machado to visit UA: The Crimson White – Feb. 16

… “The University is the best opportunity to get exposure to people who are this successful, this accomplished, and that’s why we encourage people to take the opportunity to come and listen to Machado read from her work,” said Sara Pirkle, UA assistant director of creative writing. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

Graduate Art Thesis Exhibition

‘Split Infinitive’: Graduate art student showcases thesis exhibition: The Crimson White – Feb. 16

For Ryan Akers, a second-year master’s student studying studio art with a concentration in painting, capital is important, but his main goal with his current work is to create community and an experience for others and himself.

Muscogee Nation

UA confirms Muscogee remains kept in bags, claims the ‘preferred method’: The Crimson White – Feb. 16

“University of Alabama Museums have skeletons in their closets — literally,” a Native News Online article claimed in December. A month later, the University confirmed that Muscogee tribe members’ remains are kept in paper bags, claiming this is the proper storage method.

Hispanic-Latino Association

Hispanic-Latino Association returns to UA: The Crimson White – Feb. 19

The University of Alabama’s Hispanic-Latino Association held its first meeting on Feb. 10 after a three-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.