Philosophy Today Lecture Series: Dr. Miriam Solomon

ten Hoor Hall, Room 125 350 Marrs Spring Road, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

The University of Alabama’s Department of Philosophy has invited Dr. Miriam Solomon (Temple University) to present a talk, “The Old and the New Problem of Grief in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” on September 28, 2023 from 7:30pm-9:00pm in ten Hoor Hall, room 125. This event is open to the public and all are welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Lesley Perkins at lpperkins@ua.edu.

ARTIST LECTURE: Tom Stanley

Gorgas Library Yellowhammer Room , United States

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is pleased to present the exhibition, Tom Stanley: Painting and Drawing and Discovering a Practice, August 31 to October 3, 2023. There will be an artist lecture on Tuesday, October 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Gorgas Library’s Yellowhammer Room (second floor), and a closing reception following the lecture from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., directly across the street in the gallery. The gallery will be closed on Monday, September 4, for the Labor Day holiday. This exhibition [...]

Philosophy Today Lecture Series: Dr. Felipe De Brigard

Camellia Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

The University of Alabama’s Department of Philosophy has invited Dr. Felipe De Brigard (Duke University) to present a talk, “Memory and Forgiveness” on October 3, 2023 from 7:30pm-9:00pm in the Camellia Room of Gorgas Library (Room 200). This event is open to the public and all are welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Lesley Perkins at lpperkins@ua.edu.

LECTURE: War in Ukraine: Lessons for the Czech Republic & Europe

Camellia Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

The International Studies Program, The Department of Political Science, The University of Alabama Libraries, and The Alabama Center for the Book are proud to present: War in Ukraine: Lessons for the Czech Republic & Europe. Dr. Nekola is an historian and political scientist from Prague, Czech Republic. He is a member of Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), Czechoslovak Studies Association (CSA) and Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI), author of more than four hundred articles and twenty-four [...]

ART LECTURE: Dr. Doris Sung, “Women of Mokuhanga”

Gorgas Library Yellowhammer Room , United States

The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art is pleased to present the exhibition, Women of Mokuhanga, from October 17 through November 30, 2023. There will be an opening reception on Tuesday, October 17 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and a lecture on Thursday, November 9, at 4:00 p.m. by Assistant Professor Dr. Doris Sung in Gorgas Library’s Yellowhammer Room. Co-curated by Sarah Marshall, professor of printmaking, and Doris Sung, professor of Asian art history, of the department of art and art history, Women of [...]

ALLELE Seminar Series: Dr. Ed Hagen

North Lawn Hall, Room 2005 221 Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Dr. Ed Hagen from Washington State University will present an ALLELE seminar titled, "The evolution of "recreational" substance abuse: Dramatic age and sex differences and the tradeoff between drug toxicity and antiparasitic benefits."

An Evening with Sarah Giragosian

Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center 620 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

UA English’s Creative Writing Program is excited to host poet Sarah Giragosian, who will read a selection of her work and answer audience questions. Please join us at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center on Wednesday, November 29th at 7 p.m. for a wonderful evening, and arrive early for refreshments and mingling! This event is free and open to the public. Sarah Giragosian is the author of the poetry collections Queer Fish, a winner of the American Poetry Journal Book Prize, and The [...]

Philosophy Today Lecture Series: Dr. Vincent Chiao

ten Hoor Hall, Room 125 350 Marrs Spring Road, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

The University of Alabama’s Department of Philosophy has invited Dr. Vincent Chiao (The University of Toronto) to present a talk, “Incarceration’s Goldilocks Problem” on February 1, 2024 from 7:30pm-9:00pm in ten Hoor Hall, room 125. This event is open to the public and all are welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Lesley Perkins at lpperkins@ua.edu.

LECTURE: Infrastructures of Feeling: Imperial Nostalgia and Landmark Restoration Projects

ten Hoor Hall, Room 346 350 Marrs Spring Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Dr. Lina Benabdallah of Wake Forest University will be visiting the department on Friday, February 16, 2024 from Noon to 1:30pm in ten Hoor 346. The Program for Middle East Studies and the Department of Political Science invite you to a talk: Infrastructures of Feeling: Imperial Nostalgia and Landmark Restoration Projects States and state actors often engage in infrastructure and landmark restoration, construction, and reconstruction abroad for a variety of strategic reasons, including reviving imperial nostalgias. This presentation examines the [...]

ALLELE Seminar Series: Dr. Erik Sperling

North Lawn Hall, Room 2005 221 Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Dr. Erik Sperling from Stanford University will present an ALLELE seminar titled, ​"Breathless through time: Oxygen, temperature, and animals across Earth’s history."