Events

Philosopher Discusses Consciousness at Philosophy Today Lecture

Dr. Wayne Wu, an associate professor of philosophy and the associate director of The Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss how science and philosophy can illuminate consciousness in the upcoming Philosophy Today lecture. His lecture, “Mysteries of Consciousness: Connecting Mind and Brain,” will be held February 23 at… Read more »

Healthcare Professionals Join for UA’s 15th Annual McCollough Forum

From the February 2017 Desktop News | Specialists in law and medicine will speak on healthcare reform and other hot topics in medicine at the 15th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Feb. 10–11 in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama Campus. The two-day forum, designed to prepare students pursuing medical and health… Read more »

Philosopher to Discuss Free Speech at Upcoming Lecture

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Andrei Marmor, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Philosophy and Law at Cornell University, will speak about the freedom of expression in a lecture as a part of The University of Alabama’s Philosophy Today lecture series. His lecture, “Two Rights of Free Speech,” will be held Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m…. Read more »

Author of H is for Hawk Comes to UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Award-winning English writer, naturalist, and researcher Helen MacDonald is visiting the University of Alabama as the English department’s first Coal Royalty Chairholder for the semester and will give a talk on Jan. 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. MacDonald authored the bestselling H is for… Read more »

Guest Curator and UA Faculty Open “Freedom?” at Paul R. Jones Gallery

From the January 2017 Desktop News | The University of Alabama’s Black Faculty and Staff Association recently joined with Brooklyn-based curator Dalila Scruggs to create a new, long-term exhibition at the Paul R. Jones Gallery in downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, titled “Freedom? Selections from the Paul R. Jones Collection,” runs from Jan. 23 to April 28 and… Read more »

Cuban News Anchor to Present Lecture at UA

Cuban news anchor Cristina Escobar will visit The University of Alabama to talk about the current climate of Cuban journalism and how it is evolving with the developing relationship between the United States and Cuba. The lecture, at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Farrah Hall room 214, is a part of Escobar’s visit to the… Read more »

Fall Break: October 27 & 28

Classes are dismissed on October 27 and 28 for a mid-semester study break. UA and A&S offices remain open. For more information about University holidays, view the academic calendar.

Philosopher to Discuss Race, Criminal Justice in UA Lecture

Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, a philosophy scholar at the University of Michigan, will speak about race and criminal justice during the second lecture of The University of Alabama’s Philosophy Today Series. The lecture, titled “Outlaws,” will be presented Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in room 205 of Smith Hall on the UA campus. It is… Read more »