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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Rediscovering the Renaissance

From the November 2020 Desktop News | Most people head to the conference room to conduct business, but for actors and playwrights in Renaissance England, they headed to the bar. It has long been suspected that William Shakespeare and the playing companies he worked for did not confine their business of casting, buying plays, and […]

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A&S in the News: February 24 – March 2, 2019

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 visiting artist lecture series, research on amphibians, handcrafted ceramic bowls, and more. […]

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The Protestant Reformation 1517-2017: 500 Years of Faith, History, and the Arts

Monday October 30, 2017 Moody Music Auditorium The University of Alabama Reception and Book Exhibit 5:00 p.m. Program 6:00 p.m. Scholarly presentations and performances by University of Alabama faculty, as well as a curated book exhibit, to commemorate the Protestant Reformation. Sponsored by The University of Alabama College of Arts and Sciences, the School of […]

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UA Appoints New Summersell Chair and Director of Hudson Strode Program

From the September 2016 Desktop News | The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes the new Charles Grayson Summersell Endowed Chair of Southern History and the new director of the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies. Charles Grayson Summersell Endowed Chair of Southern History Dr. Lesley Jill Gordon, former professor of history at the University of Akron, […]

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Shakespeare at the Bama Theatre

From the October 2014 edition of Desktop News | The Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies in the Department of English is hosting a monthly Shakespeare film series at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. The series began in September and will continue through April, each month featuring a different adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s […]

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