Virtual Fall Speaker Series

The University of South Alabama Speakers Bureau is pleased to host the fall Zoom webinar series “Talk Thursday.” The three months of webinars feature South faculty as experts. They will discuss a wide range of topics, as a service to the USA family and the community. This is a 30-minute virtual talk.

Cynthia Tucker, USA Journalist in Residence and a Pulitzer Prize-winning Syndicated Columnist, serves as moderator for all three sessions.

2021 Fall Speakers Bureau “Talk Thursday” Speakers:

  • Jen Knutson, Education Curator for the University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum. “The 50 Anniversary of Archaeology at the USA,” Thursday, September 16, 2021.
    Watch the September 16 video here
  • Dr. Martin J. Heslin, MD, Director and Professor of the Mitchell Cancer Institute, and Dr. Rachel Hunter, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Mitchell Cancer Institute. “National Breast Cancer Awareness: Screening, Prevention, Clinical Trials, Research and High-risk Cancer,” Thursday, October 21, 2021.
    Watch the October 21 video here
  • Olivia McCarter, Junior Student Expert. “Solving Cold Cases: Using DNA and Forensic Genealogy,” Thursday, November 18, 2021. Registration for South's "Talk Thursday" event is limited to 100 registrants.
    Registration for November 18 South Talk is closed

Student leaders, faculty and staff can click here to be a South Speaker. Planning your own event, you can click here to book a South Speaker. Questions about the South Speakers Bureau or "Talk Thursday" can be sent to