Patrick Smith

Articles

Book Bonanza in the Black Belt

School libraries in the state of Alabama have long suffered a lack of state and federal funding for new books, but for nine schools throughout the Black Belt and the state, that’s going to change. During March 2016, The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies will award a record ...

Panel discussion focuses on intersectionality of race and gender

In front of a packed house in Gorgas Library Room 205 the University of Alabama Feminist Caucus, UA Blend and Collegiate 100 Black Men hosted the “Black Girls Rise” panel discussion.  The panel on Wednesday discussed the intersection of gender and race, and how they affect black women ...

Women and Gender Resource Center to sponsor African American Read-In

WHAT: “African American Read-In.” Students, faculty and staff will have the chance to read poems, passages of prose and songs by African American authors in honor of Black History Month and to celebrate African American women’s contributions to literature. WHO: Sponsored by the Women and Gender ...

University hosts screening of "Pelo Malo"

 On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Program hosted a screening of “Pelo Malo” in Ten Hoor Hall Room 125 at 6 p.m. The film, directed by Mariana Rondon, is set in a poor area of Caracas, Venezuela in 2011, and focuses on a 9-year-old boy named Junior, who, ...