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October 17, 2017

In celebration of 125 years of women students at Auburn University, join us for a series of timely conversations on women artists from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art's permanent collection. Each conversation will begin with an introduction by an art historian and a member of the Auburn University community. Bring a brown bag lunch. Drinks and snacks provided.

 

Date and Time:

Monday, October 23, 2017

12:00pm

RBD Library Ground Floor Auditorium

 

Guest Speakers:

Marian Carcache, Writer, photographer, and educator

Lila Stone, Director of Fieldwork Gallery

 

Artwork:

Kathryn Tucker Windham, “Storytelling,” n.d.

Gelatin silver print, Gift of Lynn Barstis Williams Katz and Stephen Goldfarb

 

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October 12, 2017

The Auburn University Libraries is supplying an online guide to the “Critical Conversations” speaker series, which shares diverse perspectives and ideologies on topics such as inclusion, intellectual diversity, and free speech in higher education.  These talks take place in various campus locations.

The October 19 talk features Derald Wing Sue, author and professor of psychology and education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College and the School of Social Work at Columbia University, who will speak on microaggressions.

 See the online guide ( click here ) for more information.

Date and Time:  Thursday, October 19 at 5 p.m.

Location:  Room 2550 in the Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library

Find out more about the Critical Conversations Series at:  ( click here ).

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October 12, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 years of Auburn Women (1892-2017)

Olympic Golden Medalist, WNBA All-Star, Domestic Abuse Survivor

Ruthie Bolton '90

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 17 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Alice Ruth "Ruthie" Bolton attended Auburn University from 1985-1989, where she helped lead the Lady Tigers Basketball team to three SEC titles and two runner-up NCAA finishes.   She won two Olympic medals (1996 and 2000) and a World Championship in 1998. Her professional career spanned 15 years and saw her introduced into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

Reception and book signing to follow.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and Auburn Alumni Center.

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October 9, 2017

Common Book Movie:   The Lives of Others (2006)

Date and Time:  Friday, October 20 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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October 9, 2017

Common Book Movie:  Minority Report (2002)

Date and Time:  Monday, October 16 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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October 6, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 years of Auburn Women (1892-2017)

Making Courage your Brand

Mallory Hagan, Miss America 2013

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 10 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

With roots in Opelika, Mallory Hagan attended Auburn and then left for New York City in 2008 to pursue her dreams.  In June of 2012, Mallory won the title of Miss New York, and the following January, Miss America.  She won on a platform of child sexual abuse awareness and prevention.

As Miss America 2013, Mallory travelled over 20,000 miles a month as the national Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and as an advocate for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention receiving numerous awards, including recognition at the 2013 Forbes Women of the Year Summit.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.

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October 6, 2017

Common Book Movie:  Secrets, Lies and Atomic Spies (2002)

Date and Time:  Monday, October 9 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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October 6, 2017

Relationship Violence Is Not Okay Book Display in Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The display, featuring dozens of volumes, plus handouts, plus a Drop Post Secret box where people can anonymously write about their experiences or thoughts on domestic violence, is located on the Second Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library near the printers in the Learning Commons area.   The display will be featured there for the month of October.

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October 3, 2017

The Auburn University Libraries is supplying an online guide to the “Critical Conversations” speaker series, which shares diverse perspectives and ideologies on topics such as inclusion, intellectual diversity, and free speech in higher education.  These talks take place in various campus locations.

The October 5 talk features Barbra Pierce Bush, CEO and Co-Founder of Global Health Corps, and Jenna Bush Hager, Contributing Correspondent for NBC's "Today," who will speak on Diverse Perspectives on Women Leaders.

 See the online guide ( click here ) for more information.

Date and Time:  Thursday, October 5 at 5 p.m.

Location:  Auburn Arena

Find out more about the Critical Conversations Series at:  ( click here ).

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September 22, 2017

Common Book Movie:  Sneakers (1992)

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 4 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

See 2017 Common Book Film Series web site for upcoming movies.

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