9:26 AM, March 24, 2017

Discover Auburn Book Talk

Visions of the Black Belt:  A Cultural Survey of the Heart of Alabama

Dr. Valerie Pope Burns, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of West Alabama

Date and Time:  Thursday, April 6 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ground Floor Auditorium, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

In Visions of the Black Belt, Robin McDonald and Valerie Pope Burns offer a richly illustrated tour of the Black Belt, the fertile arc that represents the cultural efflorescence of Alabama's heartland.  Like knowledgeable friends, McDonald and Burns guide readers through the Black Belt's towns and architecture and introduce the region's great panoply of citizens, farmers, craftspeople, cooks, writers, and musicians.

Reception and book signing to follow.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and Auburn University Department of History.

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