A&S in the News

A&S in the News- June 11-17

‘Here I Sit, Brokenhearted’ play on bathroom graffiti to debut at UA Tuscaloosa News – June 11 Of the four actors in “Here I Sit, Brokenhearted: A Bathroom Odyssey,” three admit it’s the oddest premise they’ve yet performed. “I did a show with Russians, speaking in Russian, and didn’t understand a word,” said Ian Anderson,… Read more »

A&S in the News- June 4-10

Alabama heads to Theatre Row in New York City Al.com – June 4 Director Seth Panitch and his production company, Poor Yorick Productions, are making their way to city that never sleeps with “Here I Sit Brokenhearted: A Bathroom Odyssey” at the Samuel Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row in New York City. The production is… Read more »

A&S in the News- May 28-June 3

University of Alabama professor wins Mark Twain Award Tuscaloosa News – May 31 A professor of English and creative writing at the University of Alabama, has been named the winner of the 2016 Mark Twain Award for Distinguished Contributions to Midwestern Literature. “I feel really good about the award,” Michael Martone said. “It came out… Read more »

A&S in the News- May 21-27, 2016

Learning English can bring academic success Tuscaloosa News – May 22 For some students, walking into a classroom for the first time is also the first time they are brought into American culture. Six years ago, Danica Gutierrez left Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, with her family to come to the United States. She neither spoke nor… Read more »

A&S in the News- May 14-20, 2016

University of Alabama interim course looks at fantasy author Terry Pratchett Tuscaloosa News – May 14 Classics of fantasy — Heinlein, Tolkien, Herbert and the like — rest on Andrea Barton’s shelves. They’ve been read. Terry Pratchett’s books sprawl all over the kitchen, the bathroom, by the bed, everywhere. Those have been read, are being… Read more »

A&S in the News- May 7-13, 2016

Scientists cite evidence that mosasaurs were warm-blooded Phys.org – May 9 Mosasaurs – an extinct group of aquatic reptiles that thrived during the Late Cretaceous period – possibly were “endotherms,” or warm-blooded creatures, a paper co-written by a University of Alabama professor suggests. Dr. Alberto Perez-Huerta’s paper on endothermic mosasaurs— co-written with now-graduated doctoral student… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 30-May 6, 2016

Holocaust discussed at Capitol Montgomery Advertiser – May 3 Gov. Robert Bentley has regularly attended the annual Holocaust remembrance program at the Capitol, but he put in a plug Tuesday for St. James students to visit the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. … Jacobs, a professor at the University of Alabama delivered the… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 23-29, 2016

Putting crime on the map St. Joseph (Missouri) News-Press – April 23 Students learned how to put crime on the map Friday at Missouri Western State University. Dr. Steven Ericson from The University of Alabama shared his expertise on the use of geography in crime research as part of Western’s Interdisciplinary Nature of Geography Speaker… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 16-22, 2016

University of Alabama’s 19th Century History C-Span 3 – American History TV – April 17 Professor Rachel Stephens gave a tour of the University of Alabama’s campus and showed some of the few remaining buildings that survived the Civil War. She talked about the university’s origins in the 1830s, and how it was rebuilt after… Read more »

A&S in the News- April 9-15, 2016

Capstone Song Initiative promotes UA composers Crimson White – April 10 WHAT: Capstone Song Initiative. The audience will hear works performed by UA students, faculty and guest artists … The audience will also be able to appreciate “works for the intimate space of the recital hall,” said David Tayloe, assistant professor of voice in the School… Read more »