Book Cover Designs of Faculty Authors on Display at UA Gallery

New College faculty at the 2015 Cover to Cover exhibit
New College faculty Dr. Natalie Adams, Dr. Marysia Galbraith, Dr. Ellen Spears, and Dr. Michael Steinberg at the 2015 Cover to Cover exhibit featuring books by faculty authors.

TUSCALOOSA,  Ala. — Cover designs of books by 22 faculty authors in The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences are on display Sept. 1-Oct. 31 at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

The exhibit, “Cover to Cover: Authors from the College of Arts and Sciences,” features authors who are internationally recognized scientists, writers, artists and scholars.

They represent 16 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:

New Approaches to Gone With the Wind book
“New Approaches to ‘Gone With the Wind,'” by Dr. Andy Crank, assistant professor of English, is one of more than 20 books that will be featured in an exhibit of book covers by UA faculty authors Sept. 1-Oct. 31.

“Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring,” Dr. Holger Albrecht, political science

“International Development,” Dr. Seth Appiah-Opoku, geography

“Fashion and Fiction,” Dr. Lauren Cardon, English

“Active Global Seismology,” Dr. Ibrahim Cemen, geological sciences

“New Approaches to ‘Gone with the Wind,’” Dr. Andy Crank, English

“Mass Observation and Visual Culture,” Dr. Lucy Curzon, art and art history

“Ranks of Groups,” Dr. Martyn Dixon, mathematics

“Educational Reconstruction,” Dr. Hilary Green, gender and race studies

“The Force of Beauty,” Dr. Holly Grout, history

“Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism,” Dr. George Hawley, political science

“The Only True People,” Dr. Lisa LeCount, anthropology

“Evolution Education in the American South,” Dr. Christopher D. Lynn, anthropology, and Dr. Laura K. Reed, biological sciences

“Frankie and Johnny,” Dr. Stacey Morgan, American studies

“The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics,” Dr. Erin O’Rourke, modern languages and classics

“Happily Ever After,” Dr. Katherine Roach, New College

“Forensic Evaluation and Treatment of Juveniles,” Dr. Randy Salekin, psychology

“Morality After Calvin,” Dr. Kirk Summers, modern languages and classics

“Fabrications of the Greek Past,” Dr. Vaia Touna, religious studies

“Quicks,” Kevin Waltman, English

“Black Vienna,” Dr. Janek Wasserman, history

“Solerovescent,” Tom Wolfe, music

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 Ave. in downtown Tuscaloosa. It is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and the first Fridays of the month until 8 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.


Karen Kennedy, gallery director, 205-345-3039,


Stephanie Kirkland, College of Arts and Sciences, 205-348-8663

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