Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Facing History: A Symposium

Facing History: The Men Behind the McKenney-Hall Portraits of Creek Indians

Thursday, November 15, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill

101 S. Debardeleben Street, Auburn

 

  • Registration is $25 and includes lunch. Deadline to register is Friday, November 9.
  • Register by mail:
    • Complete this form and make checks payable to "Auburn University"
    • Mail to: Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, Pebble Hill, Auburn, AL 36849
  • Register online:
    • Click here to register online and pay by credit card.
 

Learn more about the McKenney-Hall portrait gallery at Pebble Hill. 

 

 

SCHEDULE

 

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.  Welcome and Introductions
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. “William McIntosh: The Treaty of Indian Springs and the Execution of
 

Power in Creek Society,” Andrew Frank, Florida State University

9:45 - 10:15 a.m. “Portrait of a Nation: The 1825 Creek Treaty Delegation,”
  Kathryn Braund, Auburn University
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.  Q & A
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. "Gender and Kinship in the Creek Nation," 
  Christina Snyder, Pennsylvania State University
11:15 - 11:45 a.m. "The Cornells’ Connection: Influence and Kinship Networks in the Creek
  Nation," Alex Colvin, Auburn University
11:45 - 12:00 p.m. Q & A
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Book Sales
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Tour of McKenney-Hall Portrait Collection at Pebble Hill
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. “Exhibiting Prestige: Creek Indian Material Culture at the Museum of
  Alabama,” Raven Christopher, Alabama Department of Archives and History
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Q & A
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. “Paddy Carr: Interpreter, Warrior, Rogue”
  Chris Haveman, University of West Alabama
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

"Opothle Yahola: Standing Unmoved in the Flood of White Men,”

  John Ellisor, Columbus State University
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Q & A, General Discussion
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

         

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Last Updated: November 14, 2018