Would you like to have a guest speaker for your class? Faculty members in the UAH College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences are available to share their knowledge, ideas, and talents. 

Presentation Subjects:

Art & music
 
"The History of Stone Carving" 
"The History of Bronze Casting"
Mr. Glenn Dasher (Art, Art History and Design)
 
"German Music, Poetry, and Philosophy: Interdisciplinary Explorations"
Dr. Rolf Goebel (World Languages & Cultures)
 
Foreign Language
"Why Study Russian?"
Dr. Irena Buksa (World Languages & Cultures)
 
"German Music, Poetry, and Philosophy: Interdisciplinary Explorations"
"German Poetry in the Age of Digital Media"
Dr. Rolf Goebel (World Languages & Cultures)
 
"French Literature and Culture"
"The Literature and Cultures of French-Speaking Countries"
Dr. Kwaku Gyasi (World Languages & Cultures)
 
"An Introduction to Argentine Author Jorge Luis Borges"
"An Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Poetry"
"Foreign Language Majors and Minors: Transitioning from Community College to UAH"
Dr. Linda Maier (World Languages & Cultures)
 
History
"Russia Yesterday and Today"

Dr. Irena Buksa (World Languages & Cultures)

 

"How Did the NaziS Win Power?"
"Nazi Propaganda and Power"
"The Holocaust in Historical Context"

Dr. Molly Johnson (History)

 

"Never Say Never, Never Say Always: How to Always Approach the American Civil War and Never Regret It"
"The Emancipation Proclamation in Civil War Alabama"
Dr. John Kvach (History)

 

"Lynching and Ida B. Wells' Anti-Lynching Crusade"
"Slavery in the Atlantic World"
"Women in American History: The Path to Suffrage"
"Westward Expansion, Andrew Jackson, and Indian Removal"

Dr. Christine Sears (History) 

 
Literature
"The Golden Age of Russian Literature"
Dr. Irena Buksa (World Languages & Cultures)
 
"German Poetry in the Age of Digital Media"
"German Music, Poetry, and Philosophy: Interdisciplinary Explorations"
"Walter Benjamin: The Fate and Triumph of a Modernist German Literary and Cultural Critic"
Dr. Rolf Goebel (World Languages & Cultures)
 
"Literatures and Cultures"
"French Literature and Culture"
"The Literature and Cultures of French-Speaking Countries"
Dr. Kwaku Gyasi (World Languages & Cultures)
 
"An Introduction to Argentine Author Jorge Luis Borges"
"An Introduction to Spanish and Spanish American Poetry"
Dr. Linda Maier (World Languages & Cultures)
 
"Utopian and Dystopian Literature"
"Postcolonial Science Fiction"
"Globalization and Literature"
"Contemporary Caribbean Literature"
"Zombies in American Culture"
Dr. Eric Smith (English)
 
Social Science
"Is the Mind the Same Thing as the Brain?"
"What Is Thinking Critically and How Do We Do It?"
Dr. Andrew Cling (Philosophy)
 
"The Birth and Death of the Scientific Revolution"
"Why Reason Needs Emotion"
Dr. Deborah Heikes (Philosophy)
 
"Globalization in the U.S. Southeast"
"Culture and Globalization"
"The History of the European Union and Its Present and Future Challenges"
Dr. David Johnson (Global Studies) 
 
"Karma, Yoga, and Morality in Hinduism"
"Will the Real Scientific Method Please Stand Up?"
Dr. Nicholaos Jones (Philosophy)
 
"Religious Liberty and the Founding of the American Republic"
"The Logic of Liberal Democracy"
"Justice and Civil Society"
"Political Theology: Ethics and Radical Social Change"
Dr. John Pottenger (Political Science)
 
"Ancient Rhetoric in Aristotle's Time"
"George W. Bush: The Chameleon President"
"Getting to Brown v. Board of Education: The NAACP's Strategy for Overturning Plessy v. Ferguson"
Dr. Clarke Rountree (Communication Arts)
 
"Social Media Uses and Gratifications"
Dr. Pavica Sheldon (Communication Arts)
 
"Clothing Matters: The Controversy Surrounding Muslim Veiling"
"Are Americans Pro-choice or Pro-life?"
"Culture and Domestic Violence in India"
Dr. Bhavani Sitaraman (Sociology)