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February 18, 2013

Meet Littleton-Franklin Speaker

Roger Thurow, author of

The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change

Date and Time:  Wednesday, February 20, 9 - 10 a.m.

Location: Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

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February 12, 2013

Multicultural Center Lecture Series

I Hope I Join the Band: Narrative, Affiliation, and Antiracist Rhetoric

Frankie Condon (University of Nebraska - Lincoln)

Date and Time:  Wednesday, February 27 at 3 p.m.

Location: Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn Univeristy Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Auburn University Office of University Writing, and Auburn University Libraries.

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February 1, 2013

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

Deep Water in the Deep South: Coastal Alabama and the Complicated Response to the B.P. Oil Spill

Judith Sheppard (Professor, Communication and Journalism, Auburn University)

Time and Date: Wednesday, February 6 at 3 p.m.

Location: Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and Auburn University Bookstore.

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January 16, 2013

Be sure to check library hours of operation during the Martin Luther King Holiday period by clicking on the Hours link located in the upper central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage . The dates affected are from Saturday, January 18 through Monday, January 21.

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January 11, 2013

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Steven P. Brown (Political Science Department, Auburn University) on his new book:

John McKinley and the Antebellum Supreme Court:  Circuit Riding in the Old Southwest

Date and Time:  Tuesday, January 29 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Discover Auburn showcases the research and publications of Auburn faculty, students, and alumni.  For more information and video/audio streaming of past programs, click here .

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December 6, 2012

Be sure to check library hours of operation during the Intersession and Holiday season by clicking on the Hours link located  in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.  Intersession hours will be in effect December 8 - 19 and January 3 - 8.  Holiday hours will be in effect December 20 - January 2 (and the library will be closed December 23-26 and December 30 - January 1).

Regular hours of operation will resume on January 9, the first day of classes for the Spring Semester.

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December 2, 2012

Be sure to check library hours of operation during Final Exams December 3 - 7 by clicking on the Hours link located in the top central section of the Auburn University Libraries homepage.

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November 28, 2012

The Library of Architecture, Design and Construction (located in Dudley Hall) will close for renovations at the end of the day Friday, December 7 and reopen on Thursday, January 3. Faculty, staff, or students needing items from the LADC between December 8 and December 19 should contact LADC staff through email at lib_architecture@auburn.edu or via telephone 844-7849. They will pull requested materials from the LADC and bring them to the Ralph Brown Draughon Library each business day beginning December 10. Patrons will be notified when their items are ready for pick-up at the R.B.D. Library’s Circulation Desk. Access to LADC materials will be unavailable when the University is closed between December 20 and January 2.

 LADC staff will relocate to the  R.B.D. Library during the renovation from December 10-19. Vicki Throckmorton and Sarah Anderson will be in the Circulation Department and may be reached at 844-1701.  Kasia Leousis will be working from her Reference Department office, telephone 844-7849.

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November 13, 2012

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the top central portion of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to see library hours of operation during the Thanksgiving holiday period.  Dates affected are Saturday, November 17 through Saturday, November 24.  Regular hours resume on Sunday, November 25 at 1 p.m.

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November 13, 2012

Georges Adeagbo:  Between Artwork and Exhibition

Kathryn Floyd, Assistant Professor of Art History, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, November 15 at 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Prof. Floyd will discuss her ongoing research on the Beninese artist, "whose gathering, organizing, and displaying of objects allows him to shift between the role of artist and curator while speaking to the power relationships and complicated economies that make up the contemporary art world."

All are welcome!

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