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November 8, 2012

The Princess and the Poet:  Dulce Maria Loynaz and Eulalia de Borbon

Jana F. Gutierrez, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 14 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and Auburn University Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

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November 8, 2012

Discover Auburn Lecture

Lost Auburn:  Chapter Rooms and Frat Houses at Auburn:  1896-1951

Ralph Draughon, Jr.

Date and Time:  Tuesday, November 13 at 3 p.m.

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

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October 31, 2012

Discover Auburn Lecture

The Gods of Prophetstown:  The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier

Dr. Adam Jortner, Department of History, Auburn University

There will be a book signing after the presentation!

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 7 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and AU Bookstore.

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October 12, 2012

In recognition of the 150th. anniversary of the Morrill Act of 1862 which created the land-grant college system, the Auburn University Office of Public Service is sponsoring the following Morrill Land-Grant Recognition Special Lecture:

Auburn v. Alabama:  The Origin of the Rivalry

Dwayne Cox, Ph.D., Head of Special Collections and Archives

Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 23 at 3 p.m.

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

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October 8, 2012

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

The Confederados:  Old South Immigrants in Brazil

Dr. Cyrus B. Dawsey, Department of Geography, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, October 11 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries

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October 8, 2012

 Humans vs. Zombies will take place at the Ralph Brown Draughon Library this Friday, October 12th from 8 p.m. to midnight. Registration will take place all this week on the concourse from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. , and the game is open to the first 250 registrants.

 

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October 2, 2012

Book Talk

William Alexander Percy:  The Curious Life of a Mississippi Planter and Sexual Freethinker

Dr, Benjamin E. Wise

There will be a booking signing and reception after the presentation.

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

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

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

 

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September 24, 2012

Library Lecture:  Documenting Racism

Documenting Racism:  African-Americans in U.S. Department of Agriculture Documentaries, 1921-1942

Dr. Emmett Winn, Associate Provost and Professor, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Tuesday, September 25 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts, University Bookstore, and University Libraries.

All are welcome to attend.

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September 18, 2012

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

David Schenck and the Contours of Confederate Identity

Rodney Steward

Date and Time:  Thursday, September 20 at 3 p.m.

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

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for Arts and Humanities

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September 10, 2012

Please be advised that the Library Parking Deck will be affected by home football games starting Friday, September 14.

This year the entire Library Parking Deck will be reserved for paid parking for football fans.  A barricade will be placed at the parking deck entrance at 12 noon on Friday.  Valid A and B parking passes will be allowed through until 6 p.m. Friday evening.  The deck will then be closed off until 7 a.m. game day Saturday.  From then until two hours after the game the parking deck will be reserved for paid parking.  Parking for library personnel working in the library on game days will be in the loading dock area and will be allowed only with a valid pass.

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