LECTURE – Artist Kathy Rodriguez

Woods Hall 109, Sella-Granata Art Gallery

The public is invited to a talk by New Orleans-based artist Kathy Rodriguez on Thursday, September 22, at 5:00 p.m., in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery (SGAG). There will be a reception for the artist following her talk. Rodriguez’s paintings and three-dimensional installation pieces in this show, inspired by life experience, therapy sessions, apocalyptic science fiction,

BOOK TALK – Dr. Isabela Morales

ten Hoor Hall Room 30

Dr. Isabela Morales, a UA alum (Departments of History and American Studies), is speaking on her groundbreaking first book, Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery and Freedom (OUP, 2022). Dr. Morales got her PhD from Princeton University. She began the research for her book while an undergrad at UA in the History

BOOK TALK – Dr. Bart Elmore

ten Hoor Hall, Room 253 350 Marrs Spring Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL

Please join the Department of History as we welcome Professor Bart Elmore, who will be speaking about his recent book, Seed Money: Monsanto’s Past and Our Food Future. For the better part of a decade, environmental historian Bart Elmore investigated the history of Monsanto, the chemical firm turned agricultural giant that became the largest seller of genetically

An Evening with Jesmyn Ward

Resource Boxes

The Department of English’s Creative Writing Program and UA’s Honors College are thrilled to welcome two-time National Book Award–winning novelist Jesmyn Ward to campus to read a selection of her work and answer audience questions. Copies of her books will be available for purchase and signing immediately following the reading.

DARDEN LECTURE – Dr. Cassandra Quave

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

Hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences, Dr. Cassandra Quave will present the 2022 Darden Lecture titled "The Plant Hunter: A Scientist's Quest for Nature's Next Medicines." Plants are the basis for an array of lifesaving and health-improving medicines we all now take for granted. Ever taken an aspirin? Thank a willow tree for that.

LECTURE – Philosophy Today Lecture Series: Dr. Elliot Sober

ten Hoor Hall 125 350 Marrs Spring Road, Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama’s Department of Philosophy has invited Dr. Elliot Sober (The University of Wisconsin, Madison) to present a talk, “Darwin and Intelligent Design” on December 1, 2022 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

The Helen Crow Mills and John Carrol Mills Lecture Series: Dr. Hunter Waite

Gallalee Hall 227 514 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL

Dr. Hunter Waite will present the Fall 2022 Mills Lecture titled "Jupiter and the Galilean Moons: The ongoing NASA Juno mission to Jupiter and future exploration of Europa by the NASA Clipper mission." The Helen Crow Mills and John Carrol Mills Lecture Series was established and endowed in UA’s College of Arts and Sciences by

Philosophy Today Lecture Series: Dr. Amy Kind

ten Hoor Hall 125 350 Marrs Spring Road, Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama’s Department of Philosophy has invited Dr. Amy Kind (Claremont McKenna College) to present a talk, “A Skills-Based Framework for Imagination” on October 27, 2022 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

Paul R. Jones Lecture Series: Cedric Smith

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

Cedric Smith’s work draws on a wide range of influences and sources, traditional and contemporary, to express his poignant observations of African American life. Much of his work is inspired by his observation as a child of the absence and negative portrayals of African Americans in advertising and on the labels of popular brands. The

LECTURE – Dr. Julian M. Damian

Summersell Room, ten Hoor Hall Room 251 350 Marrs Spring Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL

The Department of History, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Capstone International Center are pleased to welcome to campus Professor Iulian M. Damian, a scholar of European history and culture who is currently in the United States as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar. Professor Damian will present a public research presentation entitled “A ‘Hot Corner’ of 15th Century