Summer Reading List 2021

Reading is proven to reduce stress and increase relaxation. As you relax during the summer months, enjoy these books written by six A&S faculty, current and emeritus, from several departments: Walking on Cowrie Shells By Nana Nkweti (English, nnkweti@ua.edu) A finalist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing, Nana Nkweti’s dazzling debut story collection […]

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A&S in the News: May 23-29, 2021

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for commentary on the Palestine-Israel conflict, research on plant trafficking, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: May 2-8, 2021

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for summer camps, aging immunity studies, COVID-19 vaccines, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: April 11-17, 2021

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Bama Blitz, Bama Bug Fest, research in Mobile Bay, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: March 7-13, 2021

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the UA Museums virtual nature camp, the Alabama Amazon union, and more. […]

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UA Professor Elected Trustee of Shakespeare Association of America

From the March 2021 Desktop News | Dr. Michelle Dowd, the Hudson Strode Professor of English at UA, was recently elected a trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America (or SAA), one of the largest professional organizations in early modern literary studies. The organization, which was founded in 1972, serves scholars from around the world, […]

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UA Alumna Selected as NEA Creative Writing Fellow

From the March 2021 Desktop News | After learning to read, Dr. Jacqueline Trimble’s first impulse was to write, so at the age of six, she wrote her first piece of work: a one-paragraph autobiography. Though she talks fondly of the memory now, her accomplishments assure she has much more to add. Trimble, who earned […]

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A&S in the News: February 28 – March 6, 2021

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the UA Museums virtual nature camp, the Alabama Amazon union, and more. […]

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