Black/White Intimacies: Reimagining History, the South, and the Western Hemisphere

Department of English, University of Alabama 
Hotel Capstone, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The American Shakespeare Center will be performing two plays at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. On Friday, February 10, the ASC will perform The Two Gentlemen of Verona. On Saturday, February 11, 2017, the ASC will perform Romeo and Juliet. Pre-show music begins at 7:00 pm and the play begins at 7:30 pm each evening. Sponsored by the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies, both plays are free and open to the public.

Outside of the Black Warrior Review, there are a variety of other ways to get involved. What follows is sampling of some of our most-loved cultural opportunities for MFA students:

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In 2014 the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies began a Shakespeare on Film series at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. 

For the 2017-2018 Shakespeare Film Series, we are pleased to present:



August 22, 2016: Hamlet starring Richard Burton (1964)


Friday, March 6, 2015

Session One: Jane Austen


Anticipatory Ecofeminism: Jane Austen and the Status of Women

Shelby Heathcoat (University of North Alabama)

Marketing the Roots of Englishness and the Geography of a Transnational Jane Austen

Deirdre Mikolajcik (University of Kentucky)

Session Two: Slave Narratives



Sponsored by:
The Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies
Department of English, The University of Alabama
College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Alabama

Thursday 4/25:

8 pm:  Keynote Address.  Greensboro Room at the Bama Theater, downtown Tuscaloosa.  Doors open at 7:30 pm.

Cary Wolfe, “The Biopolitics of Human and Animal Bodies”

In 2011, the departmental symposium was held April 15-17 and was entitled "Exploring the Boundaries and Applications of Corpus Linguistics".

Upcoming Lectures and Public Events: