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November 13, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 Years of Auburn Women (1892-12017)

You Gotta Know When to Fold 'Em

Rheta Grimsley Johnson

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

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

"Once you've written over 6000 columns, worn out seven Fords, slept on your dirty clothes in the back of your van in the middle of the Sturgis Harley Davidson rally and interviewed not one, but two inventors of perpetual motion machines, it might be time to give up the best job on  earth, newspaper columnist".

Beginning as a writer for The Auburn Plainsman, Rheta spent over four decades as an award winning reporter and columnist in the Deep South.

She is the author of seven books including American Faces, 1987; Good Grief, The Story of Charles M. Schulz, 1989; Georgia, 2000; Poor Man's ProvenceFinding Myself in Cajun Louisiana, 2008; Enchanted Evening:  Barbie and the Second Coming, 2010; Hank Hung the Moon and Warmed our Cold, Cold Hearts, 2012; and The Dog Buried over the Bridge,2016.

Sponsored by:   Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Center.

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November 2, 2017

Common Book Movie:   The United States of Secrets (2014/2017)

Date and Time:  Monday, November 13 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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November 2, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

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

Liz Huntley '93, Attorney, Author, and University Trustee

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 8 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Ground Floor Auditorium

Trustee Huntley, a civil litigation attorney in Birmingham represents the Sixth District.   She is a committed child advocate and the author of her memoir, More than a Bird.

Sponsored by Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.

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October 27, 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 Fine 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, November 6, 2017

12:00pm

RBD Library Ground Floor Auditorium

Guest Speakers:

Alaundra Shealey, Master’s student in Apparel Design

Xoe Fiss, Curator of Education, K-12, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Artwork:

Caroline Durieux, Dames de Pigalle, 1952

Lithograph with color monoprint

Gift of Lynn Barstis Katz to the Imprinting the South Collection

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October 27, 2017

Discover Auburn Women of Distinction

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

Auburn History, and History at Auburn

Dr. Leah Rawls Atkins

Date and Time:  Wednesday, November 1 at 3 p.m.

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

Leah Rawls Atkins holds three degrees from Auburn University and has been deeply involved with Auburn her entire life.  From her years as an undergraduate water skiing national champion, to receiving the first Ph.D. in History award at Auburn University, she has exemplified the words of the Auburn Creed.

Her career as a historian includes faculty service, leadership in institutional and state organizations, and the publication of numerous works, including a centennial history of women at Auburn.   She is a co-author of the Pulitzer Prize nominated Alabama:  History of a Deep South State.

A gifted and engaging speaker, Dr. Atkins will share her stories of the personalities and people behind History at Auburn.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and the Auburn Alumni Association.

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October 20, 2017

Humans vs. Zombies will take place at the Ralph Brown Draughon Library on Friday, November 10.

Registration starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Parking Deck entrance.  There is a limit of 300 players.

An Auburn University student i.d. is required to participate.

Fight the horde!

For more information, please contact:

auburnhvzorganizers2015@gmail.com .

 

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October 20, 2017

Common Book Movie:   The Imitation Game (2014)

Date and Time:  Monday, November 6 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 20, 2017

International Open Access Week

Auburn University Libraries Presents:

Navigating the Open Access Landscape

This talk will introduce current issues in open access, followed by a Q & A.

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 25 at 2 - 3 p.m.

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

Speaker:  Ali Krzton, Research Data Management Librarian

Light refreshments will be available!

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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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