Department of English

UA Professor Featured in PBS Series “The Great American Read”

From the July 2018 Desktop News | Many titles are often cited as the quintessential American novel, including The Catcher in the Rye, Little Women, and Game of Thrones. But what is America’s favorite novel? A new PBS series, “The Great American Read,” takes viewers on a journey through America’s most prized books to discover which […]

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A&S in the News: July 8-14, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Yonder Dance Company, discovery of a massive black hole, the Alabama Blues Project, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: June 24-30, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for an exhibit at the Gorgas House Museum, research on deadly fungus, the bombings in Austin, and more. […]

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Emma Fick

Emma Fick spends half of each year traveling the world. She’s visited roughly three dozen countries, and she pays for it all on an artist’s income—granted, she’s no starving artist. At only 27 years old she’s published two internationally beloved illustrated guides to travel and culture, the second of which has sold 3,000 copies and […]

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A&S in the News: June 10-16, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Miss Alabama pageant, a new White House app, SummerTide Theatre, and more. […]

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Summer Reading List 2018

What are you reading this summer? Here are seven books by A&S faculty, plus the latest by distinguished scientist and UA alumnus Dr. Edward O. Wilson: Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era By Barbara Brickman (New College, bjbrickman@nc.ua.edu) Grease: Gender, Nostalgia and Youth Consumption in the Blockbuster Era examines one of the […]

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A&S in the News: June 3-9, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Alabama Democrats in the general election, summer reading lists, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: May 6-12, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for postdoctoral research, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, the Alabama Greece Initiative, and more. […]

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Personifying UA Values: Harris Receives Three Awards in One Month

From the May 2018 Desktop News | Dr. Trudier Harris, a University of Alabama distinguished research professor of English, is on a roll. After having just received the 2018 Clarence E. Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing March 2, Harris has now been selected as a recipient of the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award and has been named a 2018-19 Fellow of […]

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A&S in the News: April 29-May 5, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for spring commencement, autism research, E.O. Wilson, and more. […]

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