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Dr. Gandila's Medieval History Class Engages in Mock Debates

Students in Dr. Andrei Gandila’s classes often have the opportunity to participate in class debates modeled after the Roman “Controversia”, a method used by teachers of rhetoric to prepare their students for careers as lawyers and …


UAH professor John Kvach named to two prestigious historical boards

John F. Kvach named to the board of the Alabama Humanities …


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Dr. Gandila's Late Antiquity course recreates the past through costume

This event gave students the opportunity to bring their research to life and interact with it in new …


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History Department and Salmon Library establish Graduate Research Assistantship

A new GRA position is the result of recent collaboration between the History Department and the Salmon Library Archives and Special Collections Department. The GRA works 20 hours per week in Special Collections, providing reference service …


Food and World History Class take field trip to Greene Street Market

Dr. Nicole Pacino’s Food in World History class voted to venture to the Greene Street Market at Nativity in Downtown Huntsville as an extracurricular trip. Before entering the market itself, Dr. Pacino asked the students to consider the types …


Dr. Juan Cole visits UAH Department of History

UAH welcomed Dr. Juan Cole, the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan, to campus last month. Dr. Cole, a renowned scholar of Islamic World and Modern Middle East History, came to Alabama to give a lecture …