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Book Talk: Auburn: A History in Street Names
November 16, 2021
Book Talk: Auburn: A History in Street Names

The public is invited to a book talk by Sam Hendrix, author of Auburn: A History in Street Names, on Thursday, December 2 at 4 PM at Pebble Hill.

Black Belt Treasures at Pebble Hill
November 11, 2021
Black Belt Treasures at Pebble Hill

Join the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities and Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center for a special holiday event on Saturday, December 4 from 9 AM to 3 PM at Pebble Hill in Auburn.

Laura King Named Fifth Annual Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture
November 4, 2021
Laura King Named Fifth Annual Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce that Laura King is the fifth annual Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture.

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Tina Mozelle Braziel and Ashley M. Jones
November 2, 2021
Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Tina Mozelle Braziel and Ashley M. Jones

The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring Tina Mozelle Braziel and state poet laureate Ashley M. Jones, on Thursday, November 18 at 6:30 PM. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 PM.

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Joshua Rothman
October 19, 2021
Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Joshua Rothman

The Department of History Black History Speaker Series will feature Dr. Joshua Rothman on Wednesday, November 10 at 4 PM at Pebble Hill. The talk will also be broadcast on Zoom. Dr. Rothman will discuss "The Ledger and the Chain: How Domestic Slave Traders Shaped America."

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.” 

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