Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Monuments, Memorials, Memory

A Symposium on Remembering the Past in Alabama

Friday, June 14, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

101 S. Debardeleben Street, Auburn


REGISTRATION 

  • Registration is $25 and includes lunch.  [A limited number of students are invited to register for free. Email maiben@auburn.edu for more information.]
  • 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:

SCHEDULE

8:30 a.m.

Coffee and Registration

9:00 a.m.

Welcome

9:15 a.m.

Alabama’s Monuments and Memorials: Forms, Types, Styles, and Meaning

 

Dr. Michael Panhorst, Landmarks Foundation

10:00 a.m.

Discussion

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Monuments, Memorials, and Markers Inventory Project

 

Rebekah Davis, Limestone County Archives

 

Dr. Marty Olliff, Troy University – Dothan Campus

 

Kerry Dunaway, Clarke County Historical Museum

11:15 a.m.

Discussion

11:30 a.m.

Preparing the Next Generation of Public Historians

 

Dr. Ken Noe, Auburn University

 

Dr. Elijah Gaddis, Auburn University

 

Dr. Keith Hebert, Auburn University

 

Moderated by Cristin Brawner, David Mathews Center for Civic Life

Noon

LunchProvided by Wilton’s Catering

1:00 p.m.

The Hallowed Grounds Project: Reconciling the Memory of the University

 

of Alabama’s Slave Past

 

Dr. Hilary Green, University of Alabama

2:00 p.m.

The Last Confederate Monuments: The Myths and Lies We Tell About Loyal

 

Slaves and Black Confederates 

 

Kevin Levin

3:00 p.m.

Discussion

3:30 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Last Updated: April 09, 2019