Archive

June 6, 2013: Screening of POV's HomegoingsAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:30 p.m. Discussion and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

July 7, 2013: Draughon Seminars: "The Most Prominent Man in Alabama: John McKinley and Early Alabama Politics," Steve Brown. Morgan County Genealogical Society, 2:00 p.m.

July 11, 2013: Screening of POV's High Tech, Low LifeAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:30 p.m. Discussion (led by Makiko Mori of the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures) and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

July 18, 2013: Draughon Seminars: "Digitizing History," Maiben Beard and Mark Wilson. Marengo County History and Archives Museum, 1:00 p.m.

August 1, 2013: Screening of POV's Best Kept SecretAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:30 p.m. Discussion and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

August 4, 2013: Draughon Seminars: "Digitizing History," Maiben Beard. Morgan County Genealogical Society, 2:00 p.m.​

August 8, 2013: Exploring Future Programs & Partnerships for Community Arts Development in Alabama. Biggin Hall, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

August 20, 2013: Meet-and-greet with 2013 Breeden Scholar, Tom Hallock. 310 Tichenor Hall, 11:30 a.m.

August 23-24, 2013: Commemorating Desegregation in Alabama Public Schools. Tuskegee, AL. Sponsored by the Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities.

September 5, 2013: Screening of POV's The World Before HerAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:30 p.m. Discussion and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

October 1, 2013: Arts and Humanities Month Kickoff. Front steps of Tichenor Hall, 8:30 a.m.

October 1, 2013: Talk by Breeden Scholar Tom Hallock, "Self-Portraits in Nature: William Bartram and the Art of Flowers." Société Académique, Birmingham, AL. 

October 2, 2013: Talk by Breeden Scholar Tom Hallock, "Self-Portraits in Nature: William Bartram and the Art of Flowers." B.B. Comer Memorial Library, Sylacauga, AL, Noon. 

October 3, 2013: Talk by Breeden Scholar Tom Hallock, "Self-Portraits in Nature: William Bartram and the Art of Flowers." Special Collections and Archives Department, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 3:00 p.m. 

October 3, 2013: Screening of POV's Brooklyn CastleAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:30 p.m. Discussion and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

October 16, 2013: Arts & Humanities Month BBQ. Cater Lawn, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

October 18-19, 2013: Auburn Writers Conference: Artful Crossroads: Where the Arts Intersect.

October 20, 2013: Draughon Seminars: "The Crucifixion of Gould Beech," Judy Sheppard. Albert L. Scott Library, Alabaster, AL.

November 5, 2013: Book Talk by Wendy Reed, author of An Accidental Memoir: How I Killed Someone and Other Essays and StoriesPebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

November 7, 2013: Screening of POV's 5 Broken CamerasAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:30 p.m. Discussion and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

November 21, 2013: Draughon Seminars: "Creek Women and the War," Kathryn Braund. Marengo County History and Archives Museum, Demopolis, AL, 6:00 p.m.


January 16, 2014: Screening of POV's Listening is an Act of Love: A Storycorps SpecialAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:00 p.m. Discussion (led by Dr. Margaret Fitch-Hauser of the School of Communication & Journalism) and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

January 19, 2014: Draughon Seminars: "Creek Women and the War," Kathryn Braund. Pintlala Historical Association.

February 6, 2014: Screening of POV's Herman's House. Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:00 p.m. Discussion and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

February 7, 2014: Reading by M.P. Jones IV, author of Live at Lethe: A Poetry Collection. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

February 8, 2014: Cultural Crossroads XIII: Another Step to Becoming Alabama.  For more information, call 334-240-4500. 

February 25, 2014: Book Talk by Skip Tucker, author of Pale Blue LightPebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

February 27, 2014: Conversation with Dr. Mab Segrest. 310 Tichenor Hall, Noon. A light lunch will be provided.

March 3, 2014: Screening of Halftime Heroes: Coaching Beyond the X's and O's. The documentary features student athletes and three coaches from Beauregard High School in Lee County and focuses on the crucial role of coaches as mentors to students on and off the playing field. Co-sponsored by the Community and Civic Engagement Initiative and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.  

March 6, 2014: Screening of POV's Last Train HomeAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:00 p.m. Discussion (led by Dr. Arianne Gaetano of the Department of Sociology) and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

March 19, 2014: Book Talk by Sunny Stalter-Pace, author of Underground Movements: Modern Culture on the New York City SubwayPebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

March 21-22, 2014: Toward a Larger Stage: The War of 1812, the Creek War, and the Idea of America. The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Horseshoe Bend National Military ParkFriends of Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, Inc., and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.

March 24, 2014: Book Talk by Dan Puckett, author of In the Shadow of Hitler: Alabama's Jews, the Second World War, and the Holocaust. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

March 28, 2014: Preview of Desdemona: A Play About a HandkerchiefPebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

April 3, 2014: Screening of POV's Nostalgia for the LightAuburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue, Auburn), 6:00 p.m. Discussion (led by Dr. Kerri Munoz of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures) and reception to follow. Free and open to the public. 

April 10, 2014: Making History Public Workshop. Scottsboro Depot Museum, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Alabama Historical Association and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University.

April 22, 2014: Book Talk by Michael Farris Smith, author of RiversPebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 6:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Department of English. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public. 

May 8, 2014: Book Talk by Mary Belk, author of Second Cup: Collected Columns. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

May 9, 2014: Memorial Celebration for James Hammersmith, Department of English. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

May 16, 2014: Jazz and Blues Festival. Pebble Hill and Greystone Mansion, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Auburn Arts Association. Visit the event website for more information. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event.

June 5, 2014: Book Talk by Judy Troy, author of The Quiet Streets of Winslow. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

July 15, 2014: Book Talk by Jack Simms and Mickey Logue, authors of Auburn: A Pictorial History of the Loveliest VillagePebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

August 8, 2014: Community Arts Certificate: Social Media.

August 9, 2014: Community Arts Certificate: Social Media.

August 27, 2014: Open House for Faculty. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

August 28, 2014: Book Launch for A Falling Star by Chantel Acevedo. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 7:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

September 4, 2014: "Republican and Democratic Progressivism in Alabama: The Roosevelt Presidencies in the Heart of Dixie," by Wayne Flynt and preview of The Roosevelts: An Intimate HistoryPebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 6:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and Alabama Public Television.

September 5-6, 2014: THATCamp Alabama.

September 9, 2014: Our Common History | “History of the Tuskegee Land Utilization Project, Macon County, Alabama, 1935 – 1959” by Bob Pasquill, Heritage Program Manager and Forest Historian, National Forests in Alabama. Tuskegee History Center, 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, with funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

September 9, 2014: Book Talk by Claire Feild, author of A Delta Vigil: Yazoo City, Mississippi, the 1950s. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

September 13, 2014: The Yellowhammer War: A Civil War Symposium. Langdon Hall, Auburn University. Free and open to the public.

September 13, 2014: Community Arts Certificate: Social Media II. [Online Class]

September 16, 2014: Engaged Scholar Series. 310 Tichenor, 11:45 a.m. 

September 22, 2014: Pivot Grant Search Workshop. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

September 23, 2014: Book Talk by Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins, editor of The Journal of Sarah Haynsworth Gayle, 1827-1835Ralph Brown Draughon Library Auditorium, Room 0016, 3:00 p.m.

September 24, 2014: Our Common History | “The Life and Work of John A. Kenney, M.D.” by Linda Kenney Miller, Author of Beacon on the Hill: A Novel. Tuskegee History Center, Noon. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, with funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

October 1, 2014: National Arts & Humanities Month Kick-Off with BBQ, Kite Flying, and Performances. Cater Lawn, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

October 2, 2014: Book Talk by Effie Piliouni Albrecht, author of Regeneration: Made in China: A Meditative Memoir. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

October 7, 2014: Book Talk by Kelly Jolley, author of Stony Lonesome. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

October 8, 2014: Our Common History | “Rock in a Weary Land: The Black Church in 19th-Century Alabama” by Dr. Richard BaileyTuskegee History Center, Noon. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, with funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

October 10-11, 2014: Alabama Historical Association Fall Pilgrimage. Montevallo and Columbiana, AL. 

October 17-18, 2014: Auburn Writers Conference: The Inspired South. The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

October 21, 2014: Our Common History | “Tuskegee Airmen Illustrated" by Joe Caver, Archivist and HistorianTuskegee History Center, 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, with funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

October 27, 2014: Arts & Humanities Month: “Speech and Action: The Arts, the Humanities, and Technology in American Political Life,” by Dr. Leon Botstein. The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center Auditorium, 5:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. 

October 30, 2014: Book Talk by Butch Carroll, author of Toker's Blood. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 4:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

November 1, 2014: Alabama Seminar on Early America, Fall Meeting. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.).

November 3, 2014: Engaged Scholar Series. 310 Tichenor, 11:45 a.m. 

November 6, 2014: Our Common History | “Rockin’ the Character of Booker T. Washington” by Robin Banks, educator and great-granddaughter of Booker T. WashingtonTuskegee History Center, 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, with funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

November 10, 2014: Grant Workshop, featuring representatives from the Alabama Humanities Foundation and Alabama State Council on the Arts. Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St.), 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch provided. 

November 11, 2014: Veteran's Day Program: "Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division," by Nimrod Thompson Frazer. Ralph Brown Draughon Library Auditorium, Room 0016, 3:00 p.m. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, Department of History, and the Special Collections & Archives Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

November 14, 2014: Our Common History | “Booker T. Washington:  The Man and Myth Revisited” by Dana Chandler, Tuskegee University ArchivistTuskegee History Center, Noon. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, with funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

November 17, 2014: "The Integration of Tuskegee High School," adapted and performed by Mosaic Theatre Company. First Methodist Church Tuskegee (202 South Main Street), 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.


2015

January 20, 2015: Engaged Scholar Series. 310 Tichenor, 11:45 a.m. 

January 22, 2015: "Social and Community Engaged Art: The Genuine and The Artificial," by Breeden Scholar Rick Lowe. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art, 5:00 p.m.

January 28, 2015: An Afternoon with the Mystic Order of East Alabama Fiction Writers. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

January 31, 2015: Discovering SHR: Readings by Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams and Matthew Siegel. Pebble Hill, 7:00 p.m. For more information about the readings and workshop, visit the Southern Humanities Review. 

February 14, 2015: Cultural Crossroads XIV: "The Rivers in Becoming Alabama." Presented by Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery, the Alabama Department of Archives and History and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, with the support of the Alabama Humanities Foundation. For more information, visit the website

February 18, 2015: Performance by Mosaic Theatre Company for OLLI at Auburn. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art, Noon.

February 19, 2015: Talk by Darryll Roberts. Tuskegee History Center, Noon. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University

March 4, 2015: Talk by Bernard Lafayette. Tuskegee History Center, Noon. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University

March 17, 2015: Spanish Authors at Auburn: Round Table on Poetry and Creative Writing with Ana Merion, Luis Muñoz, and Manuel Vilas. Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Department of English, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, and Auburn University Libraries.

March 18, 2015: Spanish Authors at Auburn: Comics in the Iberian-American Context. Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Department of English, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, and Auburn University Libraries.

March 18, 2015: "Socially and Community Engaged Art: The Genuine and The Artificial," by Breeden Scholar Rick Lowe. Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery, 5:30 p.m.

March 19, 2015: "A Home for Wayward Boys: The Early History of the Alabama Boys Industrial School," by Jerry Armor, with an introduction by Wayne Flynt. Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 3:00 p.m.

April 7, 2015: Engaged Scholar Series. 310 Tichenor, 11:45 a.m. 

April 9, 2015: Making History Public Workshop. Mobile, AL.

April 10-11, 2015: Alabama Historical Association Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL.

April 14, 2015: Alabama's Civic Health: A Conversation. Coleman Fellowship Hall, Auburn First Baptist Church, 6:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by the David Mathews Center for Civic Life and the Community & Civic Engagement Initiative and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.

April 22, 2015: Bert Hitchcock Award in Southern Studies Presentation. Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 3:00 p.m.

April 23, 2015: Talk by Linda Samuel. Tuskegee History Center, Noon. Sponsored by the Tuskegee History Center and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.

June 22, 2015: Remembering the Great War: A Symposium on World War I. Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery.

August 5, 2015: Book Talk by Dana Gynther, author of The Woman in the Photograph. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, 5:00 p.m.

September 4-5, 2015: THATCamp Alabama. Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

September 24, 2015: Book Talk by Monique Laney, author of German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past in the Civil Rights Era.  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 3:00 p.m.

September 19, 2015: Workshop by Breeden Scholar Cristina Rivera-Garza: Community and Memory: Writing in Between Generations. Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

September 24, 2015: Multicultural Center Diversity Educational Series with Breeden Scholar Cristina Rivera-Garza. Langdon Hall, 6:00 p.m.

September 30, 2015: Book Talk by Scott Pleasant, author of Lines of Scrimmage: A Story of Football, Race, and Redemption. Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 3:00 p.m.

October 1, 2015: Arts & Humanities Month Kick-Off. 

October 10, 2015: Alabama Historical Association Fall Pilgrimage: Old Cahawba in Orrville, Alabama.

October 16-17, 2015: 6th Annual Auburn Writers Conference: Literary Harvests: Sustainability and Creativity.

November 10, 2015: Alabama Stories: A Symposium in Honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities. Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium, 9:00 a.m. 

December 17: Holiday Open-House. "The Christmas Truce of 1914" with Sebastian Lukasik. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.


2016

Thursday, January 14: Book Talk with The Mystic Order of East Alabama Fiction Writers. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 21: Draughon Seminars in State and Local History, "“The Original Great Tye” and How It Was Broken: Creek Indian History in Three Acts" with Kathryn Braund. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 26: Book Talk with Guy Hubbs, author of Searching for Freedom after the Civil War: Klansman, Carpetbagger, Scalawag, and Freedman. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 28: Celebration of Books and Research. Pebble Hill, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, January 31: Draughon Seminars in State and Local History, "“The Original Great Tye” and How It Was Broken: Creek Indian History in Three Acts" with Kathryn Braund. Scottsboro.

Thursday, February 4: Book Talk with Elizabeth Huntley, author of More Than a Bird. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 11: Book Talk with Mary Belk, author of A Cup to Go. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 13: Cultural Crossroads XV, “The Mississippi Territory in Becoming Alabama.”  Alabama Department of Archives and History, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery, Alabama Department of Archives and History, and the Caroline Marshall Draughan Center for the Arts and Humanities. For more information, or to register, call the Landmarks Foundation at 334-240-4500.

Wednesday, February 24: Draughon Seminars in State and Local History, "“The Original Great Tye” and How It Was Broken: Creek Indian History in Three Acts" with Kathryn Braund. B.B. Comer Memorial Library, Sylacauga.

Wednesday, February 24: Book Talk with Arianne Gaetano, author of Out to Work: Migration, Gender, and the Changing Lives of Rural Women in Contemporary China. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, February 26: "Watermelon Wine and the Poetry of Americana Music" with Frye Gaillard and Anne E. DeChant. Pebble Hill, 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 3: Book Talk with Alan Meyer, author of Weekend Pilots: Technology, Masculinity, and Private Aviation in Postwar America. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, March 4: Draughon Seminars in State and Local History, "“The Original Great Tye” and How It Was Broken: Creek Indian History in Three Acts" with Kathryn Braund. Demopolis Public Library.

Thursday, March 10: Book Talk with Cal Clark, author of The Black Angels. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 13: Draughon Seminars in State and Local History, "“The Original Great Tye” and How It Was Broken: Creek Indian History in Three Acts" with Kathryn Braund. Florence-Lauderdale Public Library.

Sunday, March 20: Draughon Seminars in State and Local History, "“The Original Great Tye” and How It Was Broken: Creek Indian History in Three Acts" with Kathryn Braund. Abbeville.

Tuesday, March 22: Book Talk with Giovanna Summerfield, co-editor and contributor to Sicily and the Mediterranean: Migration, Exchange, Reinvention. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 23: Book Talk with Susan Abram, author of Forging a Cherokee-American Alliance in the Creek War: From Creation to Betrayal. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 31: “Landing Craft Infantry 449: Auburn’s Lt. Byron Yarbrough and the Battle for Iwo Jima" with Dennis Blocker, researcher for The Heart of Hell: The Untold Story of Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 7: Book Talk with Valerie Pope Burnes, author of Visions of the Black Belt: A Cultural Survey of the Heart of Alabama. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 14: Making History Public Workshop: What Can You Do With a History Degree? Part of the 69th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Historical Association. Co-sponsored by the Alabama Department of Archives and History, the Alabama Bicentennial Commission 

Tuesday, April 19: Book Talk with Chris McIlwain, author of Civil War Alabama. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 21: Bert Hitchcock Award in Southern Studies. Pebble Hill.

Thursday, May 19: National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Workshop. Pebble Hill, 2:00 p.m.

Friday, May 20: Reading by Madison Jones, author of Reflections on the Dark Water. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 9: Photo Exhibit and Artist Talk by Nick Iacovino. Pebble Hill, 5:00 p.m.

Friday, June 10: SummerNight Cookie Walk Parade. Pebble Hill, 5:00 p.m.

Friday, July 1: Book Talk by Mary Helen Brown, author of Headed for Home. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 13: Book Talk by Shirley A. Aaron, author of Troubling the Ashes. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 14: Sundilla Concert Series: Muscle Shoals Revue with the Amy Black Band. Pebble Hill, 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.sundillamusic.com.

Wednesday, September 7: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Valley. H. Grady Bradshaw – Chambers County Library, Noon.

Thursday, September 8: Interdisciplinary Research Panel. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m. 

Monday, September 12: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Collinsville. Collinsville Public Library, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 13: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Wetumpka. Elmore County Museum, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 14: Book Talk with James Lee McDonough, author of William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country, a Life. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 15: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Ozark. Ozark-Dale County Public Library, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 20: "Manuscript Fiction in the Archive: An Introduction" by Emily Friedman. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 20: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Auburn. Veterans Resource Center, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: Book Talk with Brigitta Brunner, editor of Creating Citizens: Liberal Arts, Civic Engagement, and the Land-Grant Tradition. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Phenix City. Phenix City-Russell County Library, 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 29: Faculty Reading, featuring Anton DiSclafani, Rose McLarney, and Andrew Milward. Pebble Hill, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 30: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Auburn. Veterans Resource Center, 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 2: Celebrate the Arts on the Hill. Pebble Hill, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 6: Documentary Screening: The Disturbances. Pebble Hill, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 8: Alabama Historical Association Pilgrimage. Decatur, Alabama.

Monday, October 10: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Collinsville. Collinsville Public Library, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 11: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Wetumpka. Elmore County Museum, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 13: OLLI Writing Workshop. Pebble Hill, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, October 18: Documentary Screening: First Lady of the RevolutionPebble Hill, 6:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Tuesday, October 25: "Swifts and Chimneys" by Wendy DesChene. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 27: Art of Democracy. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 29: Old Federal Road Storytelling Festival. The Ridge Project Interpretive Center, Warrior Stand, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 30: East Alabama Book Festival. Pebble Hill, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 3: Book Talk by Garrad Conley, author of Boy Erased. Pebble Hill, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 10: The Ties That Bind: Genealogy Workshop. Pebble Hill, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Friday, November 11: The Ties That Bind: A Symposium on Slavery in Auburn. Pebble Hill, 8:00 a.m.

Monday, November 14: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Collinsville. Collinsville Public Library, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15: Book Talk by Chris Haveman, author of Rivers of Sand: Creek Indian Emigration, Relocation, and Ethnic Cleansing in the American South. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Wetumpka. Elmore County Museum, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, November 28: Book Talk with John Carvalho, author of Frick: Baseball’s Third Commissioner. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 29: Book Talk with Lisa Tendrich Frank, author of The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers During Sherman's March. Pebble Hill, 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 10: Auburn Preservation League Christmas Tour of Homes. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 11: Auburn Preservation League Christmas Tour of Homes. 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Monday, December 12: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Collinsville. Collinsville Public Library, 6:00 p.m.


2017

Tuesday, January 10: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Wetumpka. Elmore County Museum, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, January 16: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Collinsville. Collinsville Public Library, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, January 18: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Valley. H. Grady Bradshaw – Chambers County Library, Noon.

Wednesday, January 18: “The Landscape of Identity in the Heart of Dixie,” by Breeden Scholar Mark Hersey. B.B. Comer Memorial Library, Sylacauga. Noon.

Thursday, January 19: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Ozark. Ozark-Dale County Public Library, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 24: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Phenix City. Phenix City-Russell County Library, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, January 25: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Valley. H. Grady Bradshaw – Chambers County Library, Noon.

Wednesday, January 25: “Forgotten Conflict: Why the War of 1812 Matters Today,” by Don Hickey. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, January 31: Celebration of Books and Research. Pebble Hill, 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 1: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Valley. H. Grady Bradshaw – Chambers County Library, Noon.

Thursday, February 2: “The Land of Dixie: Race, Identity, and the Landscape of the American South,” by Breeden Scholar Mark Hersey. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, February 8: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Valley. H. Grady Bradshaw – Chambers County Library, Noon.

Wednesday, February 8: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Auburn. Veterans Resource Center, 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 9: Book Talk by Tal Peretz, author of Some Men: Feminist Allies and the Movement to End Violence Against Women. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Saturday, February 11: Cultural Crossroads XVI: Territorial Characters. Alabama Department of Archives & History, Montgomery, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery, the Alabama Department of Archives and History and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities. For more information. visit culturalcrossroads.eventbrite.com

Monday, February 13: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Collinsville. Collinsville Public Library, 6 p.m.

Thursday, February 16: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Ozark. Ozark-Dale County Public Library, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Wetumpka. Elmore County Museum, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Phenix City. Phenix City-Russell County Library, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 9: Southern Environmental History Symposium. Pebble Hill.

Monday, March 13: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Collinsville. Collinsville Public Library, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, March 14: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Wetumpka. Elmore County Museum, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 16: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Ozark. Ozark-Dale County Public Library, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 21: Book Talk by Michael Fitzgerald, author of Reconstruction in Alabama: From Civil War to Redemption in the Cotton South. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, March 28: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Phenix City. Phenix City-Russell County Library, 6 p.m.

March 30-31: Alabama History Seminar with Ed Bridges, author of Alabama: The Making of an American State. Co-sponsored by OLLI at Auburn. Pebble Hill. 9 a.m. to Noon. Free for OLLI members. $25 for non-OLLI members; includes an OLLI membership. To register, call 334-844-5165 or email olli@auburn.edu.

Thursday, April 6: WWI Exhibit and Preview Screening: Launch of Remembering the Great War: Alabama and World War One Traveling Exhibit and Advance Screening of PBS’s The Great War. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.rememberingthegreatwar.org

Wednesday, March 8: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Auburn. Veterans Resource Center, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, April 12: Dialogues on the Experience of War | Auburn. Veterans Resource Center, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18: Book Talk by David Lucsko, author of Junkyards, Gearheads, and Rust: Salvaging the Automotive Past. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 20: Historians of Auburn and Lee County Book Fair. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

April 20-22: Alabama Historical Association Annual Meeting. Auburn.

Tuesday, April 25: Bert Hitchcock Award in Southern Studies: “Lineage, Land, and Law: Biculturalism in the Creek Community on the Tensaw, 1783-1850,” by Alex Colvin. Pebble Hill, 3 p.m.

Thursday, April 27: Book Talk by Matthew Hoch, editor of So You Want to Sing Sacred Music: A Guide for PerformersPebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, May 10: Book Talk by Wayne Flynt, author of Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee. The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center Auditorium, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 16: Book Talk by David Alsobrook, author of Southside: Eufaula's Cotton Mill Villages and Its People, 1890-1945. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, May 18: Book Talk by Mike Jernigan, author of Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Friday, June 9: SummerNight Art Walk Parade. Co-sponsored by the City of Auburn. Pebble Hill, 5 p.m.

Sunday, June 25: Book Talk by Mike Jernigan, author of Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie. Grove Hill Town Hall (111 Church St, Grove Hill, AL), 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 29: Book Talk by Peter Huggins and Mary Ann Casey, author and artist of Thibodeaux and the Fish. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, July 13: Sundilla at Pebble Hill: The Amy Black Memphis Revue, featuring Hi Rhythm. 7:30 p.m. Purchase a ticket.

Tuesday, August 1: Book Talk by Mike Jernigan, author of Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie. Eufaula Carnegie Public Library (217 N Eufaula Ave), 6 p.m.

Sunday, August 20: "Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie," Leah Atkins and Mark Wilson. Jessie Sue Bynum Auditorium at the Page Administrative Building, 906 S. Scott Street, Scottsboro, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, August 29: Preview Screening of The Vietnam War | A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick. Pebble Hill, 6 p.m.

Thursday, August 31: Third Thursday Poetry Reading. Pebble Hill, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 7: WWI Speaker Series: “’Measuring Up to the Standards of Democracy’: The Patriotic Work of Tuskegee's Robert Russa Moton and Emmett Jay Scott during The Great War,” Derryn Moten. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 12: Book Talk by Delos Hughes, author of Historic Alabama Courthouses: A Century of Their Images and Stories. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 19: Book Talk by Bernard LaFayette, Jr., author of In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma.  Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Friday, September 22: Symposium: Pasaquan: The Transcendent Experience of Visionary Landscapes. There is no cost to attend. Students who register for the symposium will receive lunch and transportation to Pasaquan. Space is limited, so reserve your seat now! Register at aub.ie/pasaquan.

Sunday, October 1: Arts on the Hill: Arts & Humanities Month Kick-Off. Pebble Hill, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, October 3: Book Talk by Keith Hebert, author of The Long Civil War in the North Georgia Mountains: Confederate Nationalism, Sectionalism, and White Supremacy in Bartow County, Georgia. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, October 10: Book Talk by Frank Uhlig, editor and photographer of Alabama Views and Words. Pebble Hill, 5 p.m.

Sunday, October 15: Book Talk by Mike Jernigan, author of Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie. H. Grady Bradshaw Library (3419 20th Avenue, Valley), 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Chattahoochee Historical Society.

Tuesday, October 17: Book Talk by Katie Lamar Jackson, author of A Movement of the People: The Roots of Environmental Education and Advocacy in Alabama. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, October 19: Book Talk by Kelly Kennington, author of In the Shadow of Dred Scott: St. Louis Freedom Suits and the Legal Culture of Slavery in Antebellum America. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.​

Tuesday, October 24: "Jackie Ormes to Black Panther: Comics and Representation," by Matthew Teutsch. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, October 26: Book Talk by Laura Murray, author and illustrator of Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey Through Its 67 Counties. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Saturday, October 28: Alabama Historical Association Pilgrimage. Abbeville, AL. For more information, visit www.alabamahistory.net.

Wednesday, November 1: African American Cemetery Preservation Workshop. Pebble Hill, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Visit aub.ie/cemeteryworkshop to register.  

Tuesday, November 7: Reading by Hank Lazer: New Ways to Write Alabama. Pebble Hill, 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 9: Book Talk by Steve Suitts, author of Hugo Black of Alabama: How His Roots and Early Career Shaped the Great Champion of the Constitution. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Friday, November 10: Book Signing by Mike Jernigan, author of Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie. Auburn Alumni Association, 3 p.m.

Sunday, November 12: Book Talk by Mike Jernigan, author of Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie. TBD. Sponsored by the Montgomery County Historical Society. 

Tuesday, November 14: Presentation of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, November 15: Music on the Hill, featuring Glen David Andrews. Pebble Hill, 6 p.m. Free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is required at aub.ie/musiconthehill.

Thursday, November 16: Book Talk by Embry Burrus, author of The Life We Choose: A Sibling's Story. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.


2018

Thursday, January 25: Book Talk by Emily Blejwas, author of Once You Know This. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, January 30: Celebration of Faculty Research and Creative Scholarship. Pebble Hill, 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 1: Remembering the Great War at Drake Middle School. 10 a.m. to Noon. 

Thursday, February 1: Book Talk by Dan Haulman, author of Tuskegee Airmen Chronology: A Detailed Timeline of the Red Tails and Other Black Pilots of World War II. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, February 6: Book Talk by Richard Penaskovic and Paul Harris, editor and contributor to Peacebuilding in a Fractious World: On Hoping against All Hope. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, February 20: Book Talk by Brigitta Brunner, author of The Moral Compass of Public Relations. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, February 22: Book Talk by Karen Spears Zacharias, author of Christian Bend. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Saturday, February 24: Southern Humanities Review Spring Sessions. Pebble Hill.

Thursday, March 1: Screening and Discussion of American Creed. Pebble Hill, 6 p.m. 

Tuesday, March 20: Book Talk by Ted Becker, author of A New Pathway to World Peace. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, March 29: “Vernut’sya Na Yug: A Russian Linguist’s Perspective on the South” by Diana Iaromich, Fulbright Fellow at Valdosta State University. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, March 29: Reading by Kiese Laymon, author of Long Division and How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. Pebble Hill, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, April 3: "Sista Docta: An Exploration of Race, Gender, and the Vagaries of Academic Life," written and performed by Omi Osun Joni L. Jones. Jule Collins Smith Museum, 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre, the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Community and Civic Engagement Initiative, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, Africana Studies, Women’s Initiatives, Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Women’s Studies, and the Auburn University Special Lectures Fund.

Wednesday, April 4: “Fifty Years Later:1968- 2018 Race and Faith in the U.S.” by Sarah Collins-Rudolph, survivor of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham and sister of Addie Mae Collins. Pebble Hill, 1 p.m. 

Monday, April 23: Leadership for a Global Society Class Presentations with Breeden Scholar Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. Pebble Hill, 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 24: The Auburn Creed in Translation Exhibition. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 26: Bert Hitchcock Award in Southern Studies Presentation. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 26: Film Screening: The USO - An Army of Volunteers. Pebble Hill, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 24: A Tiger Among Us: A Conversation with Bennie Adkins, CSM and Katie Lamar Jackson. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13: Screening of 13th. Pebble Hill, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 14: Historic Pottery of the Deep South Symposium. Pebble Hill. 

Thursday, July 12: Sundilla Concert Series @ Pebble Hill: The Randall Bramblett Band, along with special guests Blackberry Possum. Advance tickets are just $15 and can be found at Spicer's Music, LLC, Blooming Colors, World Cup Coffee Co., and online at sundillamusic.com; admission at the gate will be $20.

Tuesday, July 17: Discussion on Immigration. Pebble Hill, 5:30 p.m. To reserve a spot and receive the issue guide in advance, contact Mark Wilson at mwilson@auburn.edu or 844-6198.

July 26-28: Alabama and the Great War in France. Château-Thierry, France.

Wednesday, September 5: “The Richness of Alabama Culture and Harper Lee” with Wayne Flynt. H. Grady Bradshaw Library, Valley. Noon.

Thursday, September 6: Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition Book Signing and Discussion with Wayne Flynt and Leah Atkins. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, September 12: Music on the Hill, featuring The Honey Island Swamp Band. Benefitting the Food Bank of East Alabama. Pebble Hill, 5 p.m. Seating is limited. In lieu of tickets, please bring a canned food item or monetary donation to contribute to the Food Bank of East Alabama.

Thursday, September 13: "Alabama: The History of a Deep South State," with Wayne Flynt. Selma Dallas County Public Library, Noon. For more information, call 334-874-1725.

Thursday, September 13: Book Talk by Frye Gaillard, author of A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost. Pebble Hill, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, September 19: Local Archives Fair, featuring representatives from Alabama Department of Archives & History, Auburn University, Birmingham Public Library, Cobb Memorial Archives, Columbus State University, LaGrange College Library and Archives, Montgomery County Archives, and Tuskegee University. Pebble Hill, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Last Updated: September 24, 2018