Africana Studies Upcoming Events

New Faculty Welcome Reception

Wed, Aug 28, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Pebble Hill

Dean Aistrup invites you to welcome our new faculty to the CLA family. A short ceremony will begin at 5 pm with a reception to follow. Free and open to all faculty and staff and their guest.

For more information, contact Wendy Bonner at bonnewr@auburn.edu or 334-844-5195.

Africana Studies Lecture Series

Thu, Aug 29, 2019
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
RBD Library Ground Floor Auditorium

Dr. Elijah Gaddis

Auburn History Department

Title of the presention: Gruesome Looking Objects: Racial Violence And the Archives

Free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Extraordinary Women Lecture Series

Thu, Sep 26, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Telfair Peet Theatre

The community is invited to the Extraordinary Women Lecture Series featuring Tarana J. Burke, civil rights activist and Me Too Movement founder. The event will be held at the Telfair Peet Theatre and is hosted by the School of Communication and Journalism and the Women's Leadership Institute in the College of Liberal Arts. The event is co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Program and other campus units. Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. For more information, contact Joan Harrell, diversity coordinator fof the School of Communication and Journalism at jrh0098@auburn.edu.

CLA Tailgate Extravaganza

Sat, Sep 28, 2019
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Telfair Peet Theatre Parking Lot

Dean Aistrup invites all CLA alumni, faculty and staff to CLA's annual tailgate extravaganza held in the parking lot adjacent to Telfair Peet Theatre. The event begins three hours prior to kickoff.  Refreshments will be served.  Free admission. For more information, contact Melissa Hage at (334) 844-1483 or libart1@auburn.edu.

Women's Studies Guest Speaker - Dr. Joan R. Harrell

Tue, Nov 5, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Haley Center 3166

featuring Dr. Joan R. Harrell from the AU School of Communication and Journalism

"The Untold Syphilis Study Narrative: The Power and Death of Nurse Eunice Rivers Laurie"

Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Arianne Gaetano at amg0028@auburn.edu.
 

The Aphra Behn and Frances Burney Societies Biennial Meeting Keynote Speaker

Thu, Nov 7, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Dr. Patricia Matthew will be the keynote speaker at The Aphra Behn and Frances Burney Societies Biennial Meeting. Dr. Matthews is the editor of Written/UnWritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure, and is speaking at Auburn about her research methods, her findings on her current research in British Abolitionism, and on being a public scholar. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Emily Friedman at ecfriedman@auburn.edu or go to https://www.aphrabehn.org/conference.html.