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Book Talk with Butch Carroll
October 28, 2014
Book Talk with Butch Carroll

The public is invited to a book talk by Butch Carroll, author of Toker’s Blood on Thursday, October 30 at 4:00 p.m. at Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St., Auburn).

Arts and Humanities Month at Auburn Culminates with Botstein Lecture
October 21, 2014
Arts and Humanities Month at Auburn Culminates with Botstein Lecture

In towns and communities across America, arts organizations are planning and developing events, celebrations, and innovative programming to highlight National Arts and Humanities Month. Throughout the month of October, the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is hosting special events to capture the spirit that the arts and humanities bring to everyday life.

On Monday, Oct. 27, Dr. Leon Botstein, president of Bard College, will give a keynote lecture at 5 p.m. at the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center to conclude our commemoration of National Arts and Humanities Month. His lecture, “Speech and Action: The Arts, the Humanities, and Technology in American Political Life,” is free and open to the public.

By College of Liberal Arts
Untold Story of Tuskegee Airmen Portrayed in Book of Rare Photos
October 17, 2014
Untold Story of Tuskegee Airmen Portrayed in Book of Rare Photos

“Our Common History” series on Macon County continues Oct. 21 with a presentation by Joe Caver, co-author of The Tuskegee Airmen, An Illustrated History: 1939-1949, featuring previously unpublished photos, at 4 p.m. at the Tuskegee History Center, 104 South Elm St.

"The Inspired South" Keynotes Free and Open to the Public
October 9, 2014
"The Inspired South" Keynotes Free and Open to the Public

On Friday and Saturday, October 17-18, 2014, the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts’ Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities and Department of English will host the fifth annual Auburn Writers Conference, “The Inspired South.” The conference offers instruction, practice, perspective, and community for both established and emerging writers. 

“The Inspired South” will feature two keynotes that are free and open to the public. Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly will present “The Tilted World: How we Wrote a Novel Together and Stayed Married” on Friday, October 17 at 6:00 p.m. Michael Knight will give a reading from his latest book, The Typist, on Saturday, October 18 at 9:00 a.m. Both programs will be held in the auditorium of the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

Book Talk with Kelly Jolley
October 3, 2014
Book Talk with Kelly Jolley

The public is invited to a book talk by Kelly Jolley, author of Stony Lonesome on Tuesday, October 7 at 4:00 p.m. at Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St., Auburn).

Veteran's Day Book Talk
October 23, 2014
Veteran's Day Book Talk

The public is invited to a book talk by Nimrod Frazer, author of Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, on Tuesday, November 11 at 3 p.m. in the Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium on the ground floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Noted Alabama Historian to Discuss Black Church in 19th-Century Alabama
October 2, 2014
Noted Alabama Historian to Discuss Black Church in 19th-Century Alabama

‚ÄčDr. Richard Bailey, Road Scholar for the Alabama Humanities Foundation, will discuss the role of the black church in 19th-century Alabama—including the significance of Tuskegee’s own Butler Chapel AME Zion Church—on Wednesday, October 8 at noon at the Tuskegee History Center (104 South Elm Street) as part of the “Our Common History” series.

Book Talk with Effie Albrecht
October 1, 2014
Book Talk with Effie Albrecht

The public is invited to a book talk by Effie Albrecht, author of the memoir Regeneration: Made in China on Thursday, October 2 at 4:00 p.m. at Pebble Hill (101 S. Debardeleben St., Auburn).

Last Updated: July 31, 2015