Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Draughon Seminars in State & Local History






Wednesday, September 5: H. Grady Bradshaw Library, 10:30 a.m. (CST)

Thursday, September 13: Selma Dallas County Public Library, Noon

Tuesday, September 25: Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, 2 p.m.

Thursday, September 27: R. Terry Everett Building at Troy University Dothan Campus, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 2: Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 6 p.m.


Dr. Flynt's presentation will feature Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition

Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition is a comprehensive narrative account of the state from its earliest days to the present. This edition, updated to celebrate the state’s bicentennial year, offers a detailed survey of the colorful, dramatic, and often controversial turns in Alabama’s evolution. 

Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn University, is the author of thirteen books, and one of the most recognized and honored scholars of Southern history, politics, and religion. 

Programs are free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Draughon Seminars are funded by the Kelly Mosley Endowment in honor of Dr. Ralph B. Draughon, Auburn University president from 1947 to 1965, a historian with a deep commitment to both state history and public education. 



Last Updated: September 04, 2018