Vietnam War Oral History Project

This oral history archive has been created by students in Dr. Sarah Steinbock-Pratt’s class on the Vietnam War. The course explores the long history of the Vietnam War, beginning with early Vietnamese history and colonization.

The History of Enslaved People at UA, 1828-1865

This project is the result of the work of the Task Force for Studying Race, Slavery, and Civil Rights at UA and documents their comprehensive assessment of University of Alabama Administration Records for the period up to 1865. This project seeks to ensure that all materials pertaining to slavery at the university is identify and transcribe the contents of the main record sets from this time including President Basil Manly’s diaries, President Landon Garland’s letterbooks, the Faculty Minutes, and the collection most commonly referred to as the “slave receipts.” Most important of all, however, was identifying as many of the enslaved individuals who labored on UA’s campus, or who were enslaved by faculty and college presidents, as possible and entering those names, and the records associated with them, in a database

Journal of a Pandemic Year

This digital museum accompanies Peacock and Peterson’s book, A Deeper Sickness: Journal of America in the Pandemic Year. Beacon Press, 2022. The DAILY ENTRIES cover 200 days of the year 2020. In the EXHIBITS section are housed essays from scholars around the country, creative works submitted by renowned artists, and meritorious undergraduate research projects—all of them dedicated to the study of 2020.

Notre Dame in Color

The Notre Dame in Color is an international collaborative research project that brings together scientists, artists, and art historians to enrich our understanding of the multi-chromatic environment of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. Together, we are documenting, analyzing, and developing new digital visualizations of the polychromed sculptures of Notre Dame in order to preserve the cathedral for future generations. Content will be added as work progresses through 2026.

Joe Minter

Joe Minter is a Birmingham-based artist who creates site-specific sculptures on and around his property, many of which comprise his large installation, the African Village in America. The recorded flyover below provides a bird’s eye view of this site, created between 1989 and the present. Learn more about Minter and his work here by viewing a catalogued collection of his works, watching intimate conversations, taking the 3D tour, or reading about him and his work.

Dancing Digital Progress Blog

Project Title Description Dancing Digital is a project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities to create and facilitate more accessible, equitable, sustainable, and interconnected dance resources online. Dancing Digital involves multiple levels of collaboration. Gesel Mason has joined this phase of the project as Co-Director. Gesel is both an Associate Professor of Dance …

Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama

Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Alabama Description Professors Julia Brock and Leslie Gordon and a team of students have partnered in this project with the Alabama Department of of Archives and History to transcribe and collocate the correspondence of Alabama governors from the civil war and reconstruction era. Project Owner(s): Dr. Julia Brock and …