The SHA graduate council is now soliciting graduate students to attend its annual luncheon at the Southern in Birmingham, Alabama this November! The Graduate Student Luncheon, “Publishing in the 21st Century,” will seat graduate students with publishers, bloggers, podcasters, and digital historians for small-group discussions of academic publishing, virtual networking, social media utilization, and more.
In Episode 27 of the AL Hist Podcast, hear author/illustrator Laura Murray discuss her coloring book, Amazing Alabama. A contribution for the upcoming Alabama Bicentennial, Murray talks about her inspiration and work on the book, how schools and families have responded to it, and future projects Amazing Alabama has spurred.
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The Alabama History Podcast began in 2012 as an occasional vehicle to showcase scholars and local history activists who won Alabama Historical Association awards. It added interviews with incoming AHA presidents, and in late 2016 expanded to add people doing interesting things in the field of Alabama history. Episode 25 is available now. Dale Cox, author and local historian, talks about how the First Creek War morphed into the First Seminole War, with serious consequences for south Alabama. He also discusses his projects, ExploreSouthernHistory.com (a very active blog) and TwoEgg.tv, a