Book Cover Designs of Faculty Authors on Display at UA Gallery

Cover designs of books by 23 faculty authors in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences are on display March 3 – March 31, 2023, at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

The exhibit, “On the Cover: Books Published by A&S Faculty,” features authors who are internationally recognized scientists, writers, artists and scholars. They represent academic disciplines in three divisions: social sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and humanities and fine arts.

Book covers and faculty authors featured in the exhibit include:

  • “A Deeper Sickness: Journal of America in the Pandemic Year,” Dr. Margaret Peacock and Dr. Erik Peterson, History
  • “Locating Milton: Places and Perspectives,” Dr. David Ainsworth, English
  • “The Crusade of 1456,” Dr. James Mixson, History
  • “Deep South Dynasty: The Bankheads of Alabama,” Dr. Kari Frederickson, History
  • “Romancing the Sperm: Shifting Biopolitics and the Making of Modern Families,” Dr. Diane Tober, Anthropology
  • “The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America,” Dr. Joshua Rothman, History
  • “The Retrieval of Liberalism in Policing,” Dr. Luke Hunt, Philosophy
  • “Hinduism in America: An Introduction,” Dr. Michael J. Altman, Religious Studies
  • “Black Lives: Francis E.W. Harper,” Dr. Utz McKnight, Gender and Race Studies
  • “Fashioning Character: Style, Performance, and Identity in Contemporary American Literature,” Dr. Lauren S. Cardon, English
  • “Feminist Formalism and Early Modern Women’s Writing: Readings, Conversations, Pedagogies,” Dr. Michelle Dowd, English
  • “Ethics and Representation in Feminist Rhetorical Inquiry,” Dr. Amy Dayton, English
  • “Multicultural Implications of Neuroethics: Issues in the Application of Neuroscience,” Dr. Randall Salekin, Psychology
  • “Love Across the Atlantic: US-UK Romance in Popular Culture,” Dr. Barbara Brickman, New College and Dr. Theodore Louis Trost, Religious Studies and New College
  • “Antisemitism: Exploring the Issues,” Dr. Steven Leonard Jacobs, Religious Studies
  • “Audacious Agitation: The Uncompromising Commitment of Black Youth to Equal Education after Brown,” Dr. Vincent Willis, Gender and Race Studies and New College
  • “Four Books, One Latino Life: Reading Richard Rodriguez,” Dr. Ignacio F. Rodeno, Modern Languages and Classics
  • “Identifying Roots: Alex Haley and the Anthropology of Scriptures,” Dr. Richard W. Newton, Jr., Religious Studies
  • “Songbooks: The Literature of American Popular Music,” Dr. Eric Weisbard, American Studies
  • “Bad Jamie,” Jessica Fordham Kid, English
  • “Yours Presently,” Michael Seth Stewart, English
  • “The Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Angel Fire: War, Remembrance, and an American Tragedy,” Dr. Steven Trout, English
  • “Requiem for the Innocent: El Paso and Beyond,” Robin Behn, English

The University of Alabama Gallery offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions of artistic works, artifacts, textiles and more from permanent collections held by UA, as well as works by faculty, students, and guest artists and designers.

The UA Gallery is located at 620 Greensboro Avenue in downtown Tuscaloosa. It is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and the first Fridays of the month until 7 p.m. For more information, phone the gallery at (205)345-3038 or phone (205)342-2060.

The gallery is part of UA’s College of Arts and Sciences, the University’s largest division and the largest liberal arts college in the state. Students from the College have won numerous national awards including Rhodes Scholarships and Goldwater Scholarships.

For more information about The University of Alabama’s programs in studio art and art history, visit our Degree Programs page.