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Book Talk: Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II
February 19, 2019
Book Talk: Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II

The public is invited to a book talk by Adam Makos, author of Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II, on Monday, February 25 at 5:30 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

Auburn-Opelika Men's Camellia Club Spring Camellia Show
February 14, 2019
Auburn-Opelika Men's Camellia Club Spring Camellia Show

The Auburn-Opelika Men’s Camellia Club will host their annual Spring Camellia Show at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill on Saturday, February 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show is free and open to the public and will include a plant sale, presentations, and workshops.

Talk on Cowardice and Combat in the Confederate Army by Lesley Gordon
February 7, 2019
Talk on Cowardice and Combat in the Confederate Army by Lesley Gordon

The public is invited to “When Cowards Shrink and Brave Men Die: Cowardice and Combat in the Confederate Army,” a talk by Dr. Lesley Gordon, the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History at the University of Alabama, on Thursday, February 21 at 4:00 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

Book Talk: To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice
February 5, 2019
Book Talk: To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice

The public is invited to a book talk by Jessica Wilkerson, author of To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice, on Wednesday, February 13 at 4 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

Book Talk: Closed Ranks
January 29, 2019
Book Talk: Closed Ranks

The public is invited to a book talk by Foster Dickson, author of Closed Ranks: The Whitehurst Case in Post-Civil Rights Montgomery, on Thursday, February 7 at 4 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

Book Talk: The Cary Legacy
January 24, 2019
Book Talk: The Cary Legacy

The public is invited to a book talk by Sam Hendrix, author of The Cary Legacy: Dr. Charles Allen Cary, Father of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn and in the South, on Tuesday, February 5 at 4 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

Talk by Breeden Scholar David Marlow
January 22, 2019
Talk by Breeden Scholar David Marlow

The public is invited to “Funny Talk: On the Nature of Dialect in the South and Elsewhere,” a talk by Dr. David Marlow, Breeden Eminent Visiting Scholar in the Arts & Humanities, on Wednesday, January 30 at 4 p.m. at Pebble Hill.

Talk on Civil War Demobilization by Andrew Lang
January 17, 2019
Talk on Civil War Demobilization by Andrew Lang

The public is invited to “Union Demobilization and the Meaning of Peace in the Wake of America’s Civil War,” a talk by Dr. Andrew Lang, author of In the Wake of War: Military Occupation, Emancipation, and Civil War, on Thursday, January 31 at 4:00 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

Book Talk: The Politics of White Rights: Race, Justice, and Integrating Alabama's Schools
January 15, 2019
Book Talk: The Politics of White Rights: Race, Justice, and Integrating Alabama's Schools

The public is invited to a book talk by Joseph Bagley, author of The Politics of White Rights: Race, Justice, and Integrating Alabama’s Schools, on Tuesday, January 29 at 4 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.

Early Alabama History Seminar
January 3, 2019
Early Alabama History Seminar

Join us on Wednesday, January 23 from 10 a.m. to Noon at Pebble Hill for a free seminar on the early history of Alabama, with Dr. Jim Pate. Dr. Pate recently indexed and annotated Pickett’s History of Alabama, and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi, from the Earliest Period.

Last Updated: July 31, 2015