History 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.

This workshop will present a range of models for supporting digital humanities work in different institutional contexts. Led by Dr. Lauren Klein of Emory University, it will discuss the various practices enabled by these models as well as specific projects that have resulted. 

12 pm - Lunch

2 pm - Workshop 

RSVP for lunch and/or workshop by Aug. 29 to patricia.james@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. Jen Schradie

Tue, Oct 29, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Miller Hall 230

featuring Dr. Jen Schradie, Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of Sciences-Po, France

“The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives” (2019 Harvard University Press)

Book talk and signing presented by the Women’s Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Departments of History; Political Science; Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work; the School of Communication and Journalism; and the Women’s Leadership Institute in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, and by the Honors College. For more information, contact the Women’s Studies director Arianne Gaetano amg0028@auburn.edu.