The latest news and events from the UAH College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

Department of Music celebrates 50 years!

The celebration kicks off with a Golden Jubilee Weekend and continues with the Constellation Concert Series, whose highlights include the family-friendly holiday spectacular Peace on Earth and a very special evening with Broadway star Ivan Rutherford.


Communication Arts lecturer brings experience and a unique perspective as a filmmaker to the classroom

"The classes are really about introducing students to video as a language by using cameras, lighting, sound, editing, writing, and theory."


NASA internship affirms student's decision to pursue master's degree in public affairs

With the support of Dr. John Pottenger, chair of the Political Science Department, Ryan Connelly, a second-year master's degree student majoring in public affairs, was able to pursue an internship with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.

Art instructor's installation pays tribute to non-traditional students 

Work recently began on a permanent art installation on the Austin Peay State University campus in Clarksville, Tennessee. "The Cardboard Kids: Monument to the Non-Traditional Student" was created by UAH art instructor Chris Boyd Taylor.


Conference for college women student leaders inspires CAHS student

Autumn Brooks, who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology with a minor in political science, attended this year's National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland in College Park.


Summer internship experience confirms history student's future is in the past

History graduate student Jessica Brodt spent the summer as an architectural and conservation restoration intern at the historic Lyndhurst estate in New York.

Alumni Spotlight

Michael Slaton (BA FLIT '02), recipient of the UAH 2016 Alumni of Achievement Award, credits his UAH academic studies and his exposure to learned, caring faculty, for allowing him to "pursue diverse career and life experiences."



EVENTS

UAH Distinguished Speaker Series presents philosopher Phyllis Rooney

Friday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Union Grove Gallery

Noted feminist philosopher Phyllis A. Rooney will give the lecture "Adversarial Argumentation and Diversity" as part of the UAH Distinguished Speaker Series. Dr. Rooney is Professor of Philosophy at Oakland University in Rochester, MI.



"What Androids Teach Us About Politics: Rosa Montero's Tears in Rain"

Thursday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m.
Wilson Hall 168

The UAH Humanities Center presents a public lecture with Eminent Scholar Professor Sherryl Vint, UCR.


AIA Lecture, "Christian Rhetoric, Imperial Law, and Representations of the Roman Games," with speaker Dr. Jacob Latham

Monday, September 12 at 2:20 p.m.
Wilson Hall 168

AIA Lecture, "On the Road to the Roman Arena: Religion, Power, and Spectacle," with speaker Dr. Jacob Latham

Monday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Chan Auditorium

An Evening of Jazz

Friday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Roberts Recital Hall

Spend an evening with the UAH Faculty Jazz Band as they perform standards and modern compositions. General admission is $10.


UAH Theatre presents 'Dentity Crisis

September 27 - October 1 at 8 p.m.
September 30 at 11:30 p.m.
Studio 106/Black Box Theater


Rhapsody in Blue: UAH Faculty Recital

Friday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Roberts Recital Hall

Join the Department of Music for its Golden Jubilee kickoff concert, featuring the works of Dvorak, Arutunian, Wray, and Gershwin and faculty soloists Karen Young, Carolyn Sanders, and Melody Ng. Reception to follow.


Golden Jubilee Finale Concert I: UAH Alumni Choir

Sunday, October 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Roberts Recital Hall

Golden Jubilee Finale Concert II: UAH and Alumni Wind Ensemble

Sunday, October 2 at 4:00 p.m.
Roberts Recital Hall


"Digital Bards: Interactive Media and the Evolution of Storytelling" with faculty senate distinguished speaker Raph Koster

Monday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Chan Auditorium

International Archaeology Day Fair

Saturday, October 15 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lowe Mill Lawn & Dock

AIA Lecture, "WPA Excavations Revisited: Death and Disease in the Tennessee River Valley," with speaker Brandon Thompson

Saturday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m.
Wilson Hall 168

Something Old, New, and Rhapsody in Blue

Sunday, October 16 at 3:00 p.m.
Roberts Recital Hall

Huntsville Chamber Winds and Chorus present Gershwin's famous piano concerto with Melody Ng, soloist.

AIA Lecture, "Old Excavations, New Data: The Oxen Project at Ur," with speaker Dr. Tina Greenfield

Tuesday, October 25 at 12:45 p.m.
Wilson Hall 168

AIA Lecture, "ISIS, the Destruction of Archaeological Sites, and Saving Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria," with speaker Dr. Tina Greenfield

Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Chan Auditorium


UAH Music and Theatre present The Medium

October 24, 26, and 28 at 7:00 p.m.
October 30 at 2:30 p.m.
Wilson Hall Theater


UAH Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band

Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Roberts Recital Hall

UAH Tuba Euphonium Ensemble: Octubafest Spooktacular

Sunday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Roberts Recital Hall

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