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October is Arts & Humanities Month!
September 30, 2014
October is Arts & Humanities Month!

The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University invites you to join its faculty, staff, and students in celebration of National Arts & Humanities Month.

The arts and humanities hold an abiding value to us as citizens and human beings. They help us understand ourselves as individuals and as people who see the world differently. They help us talk about fundamental values and tough issues.

Linda Kenney Miller Keeps History Alive
Linda Kenney Miller Keeps History Alive

Catherine Ingersoll, a freshman at Auburn University, is participating in the Appalachian Teaching Project, and she recently interviewed author Linda Kenney Miller on her upcoming talk on the topic of her grandfather Dr. John Kenney, personal physician to Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver.  The free, public program will take place on Wednesday, September 24 at noon at the Tuskegee History Center, 104 S. Elm Street.  

By Catherine Ingersoll
Dr. John Kenney Topic of Second "Our Common History" Talk
September 22, 2014
Dr. John Kenney Topic of Second "Our Common History" Talk
Personal physician to Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver, John Andrew Kenney, will be the subject of the next "Our Common History" author talk by Linda Kenney Miller, author of the award-winning novel Beacon on the Hill, a tribute to her grandfather's work in Negro history and medicine. The program is scheduled to begin at Noon on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at the Tuskegee History Center, also known as the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center, located at 104 S. Elm Street.
Book Talk with Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins
September 18, 2014
Book Talk with Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins

The public is invited to a book talk by Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins, editor of The Journal of Sarah Haynsworth Gayle, 1827-1835, on Tuesday, September 23 at 3:00 pm in the Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium on the ground floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

The Civil War in Alabama
September 15, 2014
The Civil War in Alabama

Many thanks to all who attended The Yellowhammer War: A Civil War Symposium this past Saturday in Langdon Hall! Over 150 people joined us to mark the Civil War sesquicentennial and learn about Alabama's role in, and experience of, the Civil War and its aftermath.

Book Talk with Claire Feild
September 4, 2014
Book Talk with Claire Feild

The public is invited to a book talk by Claire Feild, author of the memoir A Delta VigilYazoo CityMississippi, the 1950s on Tuesday, September 9 at 4:00 p.m. at Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St., Auburn).

Free Preview Screening of "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"
September 2, 2014
Free Preview Screening of "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History"

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities will present a free preview screening of Ken Burns’s upcoming PBS series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, on Thursday, September 4 at 6:00 PM at Pebble Hill. 

Last Updated: July 31, 2015