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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.  

Julianne Garner Named Fourth Annual Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture
November 17, 2020
Julianne Garner Named Fourth Annual Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Julianne Garner is the fourth annual Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture.

Draughon Center Celebrates Gift of George Fuller Drawing
November 12, 2020
Draughon Center Celebrates Gift of George Fuller Drawing

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is pleased to announce the receipt of a charcoal drawing titled “Negro Funeral (Memory Drawing)” by artist George Fuller (1822-1884) from the collection of David and Frances Robb. The drawing will be displayed in the library of the historic Scott-Yarbrough House, Pebble Hill.

Book Talk: Civil Wars, Civil Beings, and Civil Rights in Alabama's Black Belt
October 15, 2020
Book Talk: Civil Wars, Civil Beings, and Civil Rights in Alabama's Black Belt

The public is invited to an online book talk by Dr. Bertis English, author of Civil Wars, Civil Beings, and Civil Rights in Alabama's Black Belt: A History of Perry County, on Tuesday, October 27 at 12 PM on the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities Facebook page, www.facebook.com/cmdcah.

Book Talk: The Howling Storm: Weather, Climate, and the American Civil War
October 1, 2020
Book Talk: The Howling Storm: Weather, Climate, and the American Civil War

The public is invited to an online book talk by Dr. Ken Noe, author of The Howling Storm: Weather, Climate, and the American Civil War, on Tuesday, October 13 at 12 PM on the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities Facebook page, www.facebook.com/cmdcah.

Live, Online Presentation on the Old Federal Road in Macon County
September 15, 2020
Live, Online Presentation on the Old Federal Road in Macon County

Raven M. Christopher, co-author of The Old Federal Road in Alabama: An Illustrated Guide, will deliver an online presentation on the Federal Road in Macon County on Tuesday, September 22 at 12 PM on the Facebook Page of the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities. 

Live Constitution Day Program with Judge Frank M. Johnson Institute Set for September 17
September 14, 2020
Live Constitution Day Program with Judge Frank M. Johnson Institute Set for September 17

An online panel discussion on “Judge Frank Johnson’s Impact and the U.S. Constitution” featuring U.S Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Alabama Susan Russ Walker and Jones Day attorney Peter Canfield will be held on Constitution Day, September 17, at noon at www.facebook.com/cmdcah

Constitution Week Forum on Free Speech and the Inclusive Campus Set for September 16
August 27, 2020
Constitution Week Forum on Free Speech and the Inclusive Campus Set for September 16

Students, Faculty, and Community members are invited to participate in a free, online deliberative forum on “Free Speech and the Inclusive Campus” on Wednesday, September 16 from 2:00-3:30 PM as part of Auburn University’s Constitution Day activities. 

August 21, 2020
Wilson Named 2020 Jean O'Connor-Snyder Award Recipient

Draughon Center director Dr. Mark Wilson was named the recipient of the David Mathews Center for Civic Life’s 2020 Jean O’Connor-Snyder Award. 

Students Invited to Contribute Interviews to Commemorate Constitution Day 2020
August 20, 2020
Students Invited to Contribute Interviews to Commemorate Constitution Day 2020

Auburn University undergraduate students are invited to contribute brief, online interviews on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship to commemorate Constitution Day 2020. 

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