Recent News:

AMS major Kathryn Haynes releases debut EP

It’s a perennial question when everyone returns to the UA campus each fall: What did you do during the summer?  For AMS major Kathryn Haynes, her primary focus this summer was recording her debut record, a five-song EP titled This is Right Where.  A senior from Memphis, Tennessee, Haynes composed all of the songs herself and

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Dr. Morgan joins panel for Thorton Dial exhibit

Professor Morgan recently joined artists Lonnie Holley and Richard Dial and curator-scholar Anne Collins Smith as part of an opening panel discussion for the exhibition Thornton Dial: I, Too, Am Alabama.  The exhibition is on view at UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts through December 10.

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New Book Announcement

Dr. Mairin Odle’s book, Under the Skin: Tattoos, Scalps, and the Contested Language of Bodies in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, Nov. 2022) looks at body modifications as signs of alliance or conflict in the interactions between Natives and newcomers in 17th and 18th-century North America. https://www.pennpress.org/9781512823165/under-the-skin/

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