Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

2021 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies

2021 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Laura King is the 2021 recipient of the Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies. King will discuss her research on Tuesday, April 20 at 4 PM on Zoom. To register for the meeting, visit aub.ie/hitchcockaward.

Laura King is a student in the Department of History at Auburn University. King received a B.A. and M.A. in history from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her current research focuses on the evolution of the Birmingham, Alabama neighborhood of Avondale.

The Award in Bert Hitchcock’s name is an official recognition by former students who wanted to acknowledge Hitchcock’s excellence as a mentor and a scholar. Hitchcock retired from the Auburn University Department of English in 2008 as Hargis Professor of American Literature.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities creates opportunities that explore our individual and collective experiences, values, and identities through the creativity of the arts and the wisdom of the humanities. For more information, please visit www.auburn.edu/cah.

Last Updated: April 18, 2021