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Panelists to Discuss Artist George Fuller and Draughon Center Acquisition on March 3
February 18, 2021
Panelists to Discuss Artist George Fuller and Draughon Center Acquisition on March 3

Three experts on the life, work, and research materials related to nineteenth-century American painter George Fuller will participate in an online panel discussion on Wednesday, March 3 from 12 PM to 1 PM (CST) at facebook.com/cmdcah.  

Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Nicole Ivy
February 4, 2021
Black History Speaker Series: Dr. Nicole Ivy

The Department of History Black History Speaker Series will feature Dr. Nicole Ivy on Tuesday, February 16 at 11 AM. Dr. Ivy will discuss “On Historical Tableaux and J. Marion Sims’s Montgomery Clinic.” 

Teaching the Humanities Workshop and Discussion
January 28, 2021
Teaching the Humanities Workshop and Discussion

Faculty and graduate students are invited to “Humans All the Way Down: A Discussion on Teaching the Humanities” on Friday, February 26 from 12 PM to 2 PM on Zoom. Registration is available at aub.ie/teachinghumanities.

BPL's Eighteenth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture
January 7, 2021
BPL's Eighteenth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture

As part of the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, each January the Birmingham Public Library’s Department of Archives and Manuscripts sponsors Begin the Day: The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lecture. Now in its eighteenth year, the King Lecture has featured civil rights activists, scholars, children’s book authors, and community leaders discussing civil rights history and contemporary human rights issues including immigrant rights, voting rights, human trafficking, and Islamophobia.

2020 Highlights
December 10, 2020
2020 Highlights

In 2020, we organized and co-sponsored 54 public programs. 39 of those were online programs, with a total of 47,198 video views. We are thankful for all of the partners and collaborators who made 2020 a memorable year.

An Evening in Local African American History from Lee County, Alabama
November 24, 2020
An Evening in Local African American History from Lee County, Alabama

 

Please join us as Auburn High School history students present on 10 community project proposals and stories. Sponsored by Research to Preserve African American Stories and Traditions (rPAAST) and Auburn High School.

Draughon Center to Host Black Belt Treasures Virtual Holiday Market on December 9
November 19, 2020
Draughon Center to Host Black Belt Treasures Virtual Holiday Market on December 9

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities will offer a virtual holiday market on Wednesday, December 9 from noon to 1 p.m. at aub.ie/bbt.  

Julianne Garner Named Fourth Annual Recipient of the Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture
November 17, 2020
Julianne Garner Named Fourth 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 Julianne Garner is the fourth annual Wayne Flynt Endowed Graduate Research Award in Alabama History and Culture.

Draughon Center Celebrates Gift of George Fuller Drawing
November 12, 2020
Draughon Center Celebrates Gift of George Fuller Drawing

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is pleased to announce the receipt of a charcoal drawing titled “Negro Funeral (Memory Drawing)” by artist George Fuller (1822-1884) from the collection of David and Frances Robb. The drawing will be displayed in the library of the historic Scott-Yarbrough House, Pebble Hill.

Book Talk: Civil Wars, Civil Beings, and Civil Rights in Alabama's Black Belt
October 15, 2020
Book Talk: Civil Wars, Civil Beings, and Civil Rights in Alabama's Black Belt

The public is invited to an online book talk by Dr. Bertis English, author of Civil Wars, Civil Beings, and Civil Rights in Alabama's Black Belt: A History of Perry County, on Tuesday, October 27 at 12 PM on the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities Facebook page, www.facebook.com/cmdcah.

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