7:53 AM, August 13, 2010

Fall 2010 Discover Auburn Lectures

The Discover Auburn Lecture Series, sponsored by the Auburn University Libraries, resumes this Fall.  The lectures take place in Special Collections, located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Thursday, August 26 at 3 p.m.:  Tom Eden, Auburn's head cheerleader during the 1949-50 academic year, will discuss this activity as the Tigers inaugurate a new football season.

Thursday, September 16 at 3 p.m.:  Dwayne Cox, Head of Special Collections and Archives, will discuss Auburn's history from 1900 to 1920 as part of the centennial of Comer hall, occupied in 1910.

Thursday, October 14 at 3 p.m.:  Jeff Jakeman, Editor of the Encyclopedia of Alabama and Associate Professor of History, will discuss this valuable on-line resource, available through this link .

Thursday, November 4 at 3 p.m.:  a color Powerpoint presentation will feature archival photographs taken by the late Cornelia Martin, of Afghanistan and the Pakistan frontier before the fighting.

Tuesday, November 16 at 3 p.m.:  Richard Penaskovic, Coordinator of Religious Studies, will discuss "The Muslim-Christian Dialogue."

All are welcome to attend the lectures and the receptions that follow.  Past lectures appear in the Auburn University Digital library .  For more information contact Dwayne Cox at (334) 844-1707 or coxdway@auburn.edu .

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