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Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Chad Davidson
September 2, 2021
Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Chad Davidson

The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring Chad Davidson, on Thursday, September 16 at 6:30 PM. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 PM.

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Amira Davis
August 26, 2021
Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Amira Davis

The Department of History Black History Speaker Series will feature Dr. Amira Davis on Wednesday, September 15 at 4 PM at Pebble Hill. The talk will also be broadcast on Zoom. Dr. Davis will discuss "'Cinderella Girls': Black Women and the Long History of Sports, Politics, and Protest."
 

 
Third Thursday Poetry Series: Ken Autrey, Maria Kuznetsova, and Justin Gardiner
August 17, 2021
Third Thursday Poetry Series: Ken Autrey, Maria Kuznetsova, and Justin Gardiner

The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring Ken Autrey, Maria Kuznetsova, and Justin Gardiner, on Thursday, August 26 at 6:30 PM. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 PM.

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Symposium
August 12, 2021
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Symposium

The public is invited to the 2021 Horseshoe Bend National Military Park Symposium on Saturday, August 21 at Pebble Hill. The theme of this year's symposium is “Jackson’s Army: Supply and Personnel.” The event will include presentations focused on the common soldier of Jackson’s forces, their uniforms and arms, and issues supplying the Horseshoe Bend campaign.

2021 Draughon Seminars in State and Local History
May 11, 2021
2021 Draughon Seminars in State and Local History

The 2021 Draughon Seminars in State and Local History featuring Dr. Shari L. Williams launch this week with a presentation at the Irondale Public Library. Dr. Williams will give a talk titled “’Come Now, and Let Us Reason Together’: Cooperative Extension Clubs Empowerment of African American Farm Women and Girls, 1928-1965.” 

Sewing Machine Donated to Pebble Hill
April 29, 2021
Sewing Machine Donated to Pebble Hill

A piece of history has returned to Pebble Hill. Clarke S. Yarbrough and his daughter Terri Lorant recently donated a 1925 Singer sewing machine to the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill. The sewing machine belonged to Clarke's mother, Mary Strudwick Yarbrough, who used the sewing machine to complete a special quilt while living in Pebble Hill.

2021 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies
April 15, 2021
2021 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Laura King is the 2021 recipient of the Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies. King will discuss her research on Tuesday, April 20 at 4 PM on Zoom. To register for the meeting, visit aub.ie/hitchcockaward.

Reading Roads: A Conversation with Thomas Hallock and Kathryn Braund
April 1, 2021
Reading Roads: A Conversation with Thomas Hallock and Kathryn Braund

The public is invited to “Reading Roads: A Conversation with Thomas Hallock and Kathryn Braund,” a live virtual program on Thursday, April 15 at 4 PM on Facebook. Following the virtual program, an in-person book signing will be held in the courtyard of Pebble Hill. Books will be available for purchase from the Auburn University Bookstore.

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Ellen Spears
March 4, 2021
Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Ellen Spears

The Department of History Black History Speaker Series will feature Dr. Ellen Spears on Friday, March 19 at 11 AM on Zoom. Dr. Spears will discuss “The Long Environmental Justice Movement in Alabama.” 

Becoming the Beloved Community Amid the Fragility of Democracy and White Supremacy
February 23, 2021
Becoming the Beloved Community Amid the Fragility of Democracy and White Supremacy

The Auburn University College of Liberal Arts will host a public virtual dialogue on Monday, March 1, on “Becoming the Beloved Community Amid the Fragility of Democracy and White Supremacy,” at 6 PM in commemoration of the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma, AL.

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