Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Post-Doctoral Research Associates

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to welcome photographer Celestia Morgan and poet Kwoya Maples to join our esteemed faculty as post-doctoral research associates. The post-doctoral research associate positions were created to attract members of underrepresented communities to the College, offering mentorship from other faculty, a wide range of resources, and a smooth […]

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A&S in the News: July 19-25, 2020

Alabama’s Biodiversity New research center showcases Alabama’s diversity: Bham Now – July 22 It seems like we have a hard time appreciating how rich Alabama really is, and how important it is to the rest of the country. But the research going on at the Paint Rock Forest Research Center in northeast Alabama could change […]

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A&S in the News: June 21-27, 2020

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 effects of COVID-19 and removal of Confederate monuments. […]

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Summer Reading List 2020

What are you reading this summer? Here are six books written by A&S faculty on various topics: Educating the Empire By Sarah Steinbock-Pratt (History, sksteinbockpratt@ua.edu) In 1899, as a result of the Spanish-American War, the United States annexed and colonized the Philippine Islands. Desiring to show that its occupation would be more benevolent than other […]

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Winston Groom

English, ’65 Winston Groom graduated from The University of Alabama in 1965 and served in the Army from 1965 to 1969, including a tour of duty in the Vietnam War. Once he returned to the United States, he worked as a reporter for the Washington Star before turning his attention to a career writing novels. […]

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Kathryn Stockett

English, ’91 Kathryn Stockett is best known for her 2009 debut novel, The Help, which spent more than 100 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list. She worked in magazine publishing in New York before publishing her first novel, which took her five years to complete. The book was rejected by 60 literary […]

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A&S in the News: May 17-23, 2020

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 Fulbright awards and mental health training for police. […]

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Digital Honors: Sumona Gupta

Sumona Gupta is one of this year’s Dean’s Award of Merit winners. A senior from Tuscaloosa, Sumona is majoring in socio-legal studies through New College and minoring in English. What has been your favorite experience? My favorite experience has been working with fellow students to organize events on campus or for the greater Tuscaloosa community. […]

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