Lecture by Dr. Shennette Garrett-Scott

Feb 06, 2020

Dr. Garrett-Scott discusses the relationship between black women and American finance capitalism from the Reconstruction era to the …

Lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Thompson

Feb 06, 2020

The UAH Department of History will host Dr. Elizabeth Thompson (Professor of Modern Middle East History and Islamic Studies at American University) for a lecture on her forthcoming book, titled "How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs: The …

Shooting for the Moon: UAH M. Louis Salmon Library awarded Recordings at Risk grant

May 20, 2019

The UAH M. Louis Salmon Library Archives and Special Collections has been awarded a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings as Risk Grant. UAH was the only Alabama institution selected to receive the award in the fifth …

UAH welcomes, Dr. Maha Nassar, Modern Middle East Scholar

Feb 11, 2019

Maha Nassar, a cultural and intellectual historian and Modern Middle East and Islamic Studies scholar will visit UAH next …

“Late bloomer” makes up for lost time after discovering love of history

Oct 09, 2018

Meagan Bojarski describes herself as a "late bloomer" when it comes to her love of history. "I hated it until about six years ago," laughs the Lawrenceville, Ga. …

Frances Cabaniss Roberts
Dr. Frances Roberts’ dissertation to be published in conjunction with Alabama’s bicentennial

Oct 01, 2018

Dr. Frances Roberts' 1956 Ph.D. dissertation, "Background and Formative Period in the Great Bend and Madison County," will be published next year in conjunction with the state's 200th anniversary celebration. The effort was undertaken by Dr …

Dr. Larisa Veloz
Larisa Veloz to lecture at UAH on March 8, for International Women’s Day

Feb 19, 2018

Larisa L. Veloz, a professor at The University of Texas at El Paso, will be the guest speaker for The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAH) celebration of Women’s History Month in …

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Reacting to the Past History classes at UAH

Feb 09, 2018

Imagine witnessing and participating firsthand in the trial and punishment of Anne Hutchinson, a pre-modern woman. Hutchinson, an English immigrant trained as a midwife and nurse was prosecuted for religious heresy in Bay Colony Massachusetts in …

Wendy Hazle
History is alive for alumna who is new Lawrence County Archives director

Jan 30, 2018

A lot of Lawrence County, Ala., history is now in the hands of a UAH …

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Historical archaeology students unearth 200-year-old artifacts buried on UAH campus

Dec 20, 2017

Ben Hoksbergen didn’t know for sure whether the students in his historical archaeology course at UAH would unearth evidence of the plantation that had once spanned half of campus. But while he had been prepared for them to be disappointed about …