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Cultural Crossroads series: January 26 @ Montgomery Museum of Fine Art

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    CULTURAL CROSSROADS: A NEW COUNTRY 1800-1830 JANUARY 26, 2008 MONTGOMERY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS Cultural Crossroads--now in its eighth year--continues with a
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      CULTURAL CROSSROADS: "A NEW COUNTRY" 1800-1830

      JANUARY 26, 2008

      MONTGOMERY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

      Cultural Crossroads--now in its eighth year--continues with a new series
      of annual programs focusing on the settlement and development of Alabama
      as pioneers moved into the homeland of the Creek Indians. Sponsors for
      these symposiums are the Alabama Humanities Foundation, Landmarks
      Foundation of Montgomery, the Carolyn Marshall Draughon Center for the
      Arts and Humanities and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

      The fun begins at 8:30 with a buffet of breakfast treats. Speakers start
      around 9:00 and the program concludes at 3:45. Names and title below.


      “A New Country” : Dr. Kathryn Braund

      Alabama's Landscape at Statehood: Dr. John C. Hall

      Alluring Alabama: The Frontier Beckons: Dr. Leah Rawls Atkins

      Alabama Frontier: "It is Good to be Shifty in a New Country”: Dr. Hardy
      Jackson

      "What was it like when the Indians were here?: Thomas Woodward and the
      Federal Road: Mark Dauber

      "A Crowd of Strangers": Settlers and Slaves make their Way into the
      Creek Country, 1800-1825: Dr. Angela P. Hudson

      "A Guest of the Nation": Lafayette in Frontier Alabama: Dr. Ed Bridges

      The symposium will close with a roundtable discussion and Q & A with the
      speakers and audience. The Montgomery Museum of Fine Art has also
      arranged a special exhibition of period portraits.


      For more information, please call 334-240-4500 or 1-888-240-1850.
      Pre-registration is required by January 23rd. Registration covers light
      breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day. The charge is $40
      for the general public; $22.00 for faculty and students.
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