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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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September 22, 2017

Common Book Movie:  1984 (1984)

Date and Time:  Wednesday, September 27 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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September 21, 2017

Common Book Movie:  The Conversation (1974)

Date and Time:  Thursday, September 21 at 3 p.m.

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

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September 15, 2017

Common Book Movie:  Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Date and Time:  Monday, September 18 at 3 p.m.

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

 

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September 15, 2017

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art and Auburn University Libraries Present:

Conversations on Art from JCSM's Permanent Collection

Artwork:  Nancy Hartsfield, "Curb Market Impressions:  Miss Taylor's Stall,” Acrylic on Canvas, 2003

From the Robert B. Ekelund Jr. and Mark Thornton Collection

Date and Time:  Monday, September 18 at 12 p.m.

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

Guest Speakers: 

Nancy Hartsfield, Professor Emeritus, JCSM Advisory Board

Marilyn Laufer, Director, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

In celebration of 125 years of women students at Auburn University, join us for a series of timely conversations on women artists from JCSM’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.

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September 12, 2017

The Patience Essah African Studies' Series, the Philpott-Stevens Research Fund and the Auburn University Libraries Present...

On Africana Philosophy

Dr. Lucius Outlaw

Date and Time:  Tuesday, September 26 at 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. (Followed by refreshments and conversation)

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Auditorium, Ground Floor

Dr. Outlaw will speak on "Africana Philosophy..."  Established in the 1980's, Africana Philosophy explores the thinking, discourses, and discursive networks of philosophizing efforts of persons and peoples African and of African descent.

Dr. Lucius Outlaw, Professor of Philosophy and African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt University, specializes in African Philosophy, African-American Philosophy, Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, History of Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy:  Marx and Critical Social Theory.  He has served as Director of Vanderbilt's African American Studies Program; Professor of Philosophy.

 

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September 8, 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 September 25 talk features Howard Ross, a lifelong social justice advocate and the founding partner of Cook Ross, who will speak on Unconscious Bias.  See the online guide ( click here ) for more information.

Date and Time:  Friday, September 25 at 5 p.m.

Location:  Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library Building Room 2550.

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

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September 8, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

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

An Auburn Astronaut:  My Journey into Space:  Jan Davis '77

Date and Time:  Friday, September 15 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Auburn Alumni Center

Jan Davis is a former American astronaut who has logged more than 670 hours and orbited the earth 325 times on three Space Shuttle flights.  Davis joined NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville in 1979 as an aerospace engineer.  In 1987, she was selected to join the Astronaut Corps at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Davis held many leadership positions with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, before retiring from the agency in 2005.  She continues to work with Gastion Technologies a NASA contractor, at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.

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