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Reading Roads: A Conversation with Thomas Hallock and Kathryn Braund
April 1, 2021
Reading Roads: A Conversation with Thomas Hallock and Kathryn Braund

The public is invited to “Reading Roads: A Conversation with Thomas Hallock and Kathryn Braund,” a live virtual program on Thursday, April 15 at 4 PM on Facebook. Following the virtual program, an in-person book signing will be held in the courtyard of Pebble Hill. Books will be available for purchase from the Auburn University Bookstore.

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Ellen Spears
March 4, 2021
Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Ellen Spears

The Department of History Black History Speaker Series will feature Dr. Ellen Spears on Friday, March 19 at 11 AM on Zoom. Dr. Spears will discuss “The Long Environmental Justice Movement in Alabama.” 

Becoming the Beloved Community Amid the Fragility of Democracy and White Supremacy
February 23, 2021
Becoming the Beloved Community Amid the Fragility of Democracy and White Supremacy

The Auburn University College of Liberal Arts will host a public virtual dialogue on Monday, March 1, on “Becoming the Beloved Community Amid the Fragility of Democracy and White Supremacy,” at 6 PM in commemoration of the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, AL.

Panelists to Discuss Artist George Fuller and Draughon Center Acquisition on March 3
February 18, 2021
Panelists to Discuss Artist George Fuller and Draughon Center Acquisition on March 3

Three experts on the life, work, and research materials related to nineteenth-century American painter George Fuller will participate in an online panel discussion on Wednesday, March 3 from 12 PM to 1 PM (CST) at facebook.com/cmdcah.  

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Nicole Ivy
February 4, 2021
Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Nicole Ivy

The Department of History Black History Speaker Series will feature Dr. Nicole Ivy on Tuesday, February 16 at 11 AM. Dr. Ivy will discuss “On Historical Tableaux and J. Marion Sims’s Montgomery Clinic.” 

Teaching the Humanities Workshop and Discussion
January 28, 2021
Teaching the Humanities Workshop and Discussion

Faculty and graduate students are invited to “Humans All the Way Down: A Discussion on Teaching the Humanities” on Friday, February 26 from 12 PM to 2 PM on Zoom. Registration is available at aub.ie/teachinghumanities.

BPL's Eighteenth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture
January 7, 2021
BPL's Eighteenth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture

As part of the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, each January the Birmingham Public Library’s Department of Archives and Manuscripts sponsors Begin the Day: The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture. Now in its eighteenth year, the King Lecture has featured civil rights activists, scholars, children’s book authors, and community leaders discussing civil rights history and contemporary human rights issues including immigrant rights, voting rights, human trafficking, and Islamophobia.

2020 Highlights
December 10, 2020
2020 Highlights

In 2020, we organized and co-sponsored 54 public programs. 39 of those were online programs, with a total of 47,198 video views. We are thankful for all of the partners and collaborators who made 2020 a memorable year.

An Evening in Local African American History from Lee County, Alabama
November 24, 2020
An Evening in Local African American History from Lee County, Alabama

 

Please join us as Auburn High School history students present on 10 community project proposals and stories. Sponsored by Research to Preserve African American Stories and Traditions (rPAAST) and Auburn High School.

Draughon Center to Host Black Belt Treasures Virtual Holiday Market on December 9
November 19, 2020
Draughon Center to Host Black Belt Treasures Virtual Holiday Market on December 9

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities will offer a virtual holiday market on Wednesday, December 9 from noon to 1 p.m. at aub.ie/bbt.  

Last Updated: July 31, 2015