Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

2020 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies

2020 Recipient of Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Daniel Cone is the 2020 recipient of the Bert Hitchcock Graduate Award in Southern Studies. 

Cone will discuss his work in a special presentation on Facebook Live on Tuesday, April 21 at 10 AM. Join the broadcast from your computer or mobile device at aub.ie/pebblehillonline. The presentation will be archived on the Draughon Center Facebook page.

Daniel Cone is a doctoral candidate in Auburn University's Department of History and is currently working on a dissertation titled "The Cause Archived: Thomas Owen, the Alabama Archives, the Shaping of Civil War History and Memory." Cone received a B.A. from Presbyterian College and an M.A. from the University of West Georgia. He is the author of Last to Join the Fight: The 66th Georgia Infantry and Catoosa Springs: A Brief History.

The Award in Bert Hitchcock’s name is an official recognition by former students who wanted to acknowledge Hitchcock’s excellence as a mentor and a scholar. Hitchcock retired from the Auburn University Department of English in 2008 as Hargis Professor of American Literature.

For more information on the Hitchcock Award, visit aub.ie/hitchcockaward.

Last Updated: April 21, 2020