Events/Exhibit at AU Library
- LIBRARY EXHIBIT: RARE ALABAMA NATURALISM
Located in the three large glass display cases immediately upon
one*s left when entering the Special Collections and Archives
Department (GROUND FLOOR, Ralph Brown Draughon Library), are exhibits
featuring rare illustrations and publications relating to nature in
The first display case features vivid illustrations of Alabama
insects depicted by British naturalist Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888)
including a copy of his LETTERS FROM ALABAMA, published in 1859.
The second display case features several large color plates birds
illustrated by John James Audubon (1785-1851) and includes a copy of the
1859 edition of his THE BIRDS OF AMERICA.
The third display case features color plates of various botanical
illustrations including an 1804 volume of CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE.
DISCOVER AUBURN LECTURES: SPRING 2011
The Spring 2011 schedule for the Discover Auburn lecture series is
Thursday, January 20: DIVERSITY AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Lecture by Overtoun Jenda, Associate Provost for Diversity and
Multicultural Affairs, Auburn University
Thursday, January 27: FIGHTING THE DEVIL IN DIXIE: HOW CIVIL RIGHTS
ACTIVISTS TOOK ON THE KU KLUX KLAN IN ALABAMA
Book talk by Wayne Greenhaw
Thursday, February 10: MY DIGITAL YEAR: OR, FROM BOOK TO WEBSITE
Lecture by Ruth Crocker, Alumni Professor of History, Auburn
Thursday, February 24: AUBURN UNIVERSITY'S STATISTICAL PROFILE
Lecture by Drew Clark, Director, Institutional Research and Assessment,
Thursday, March 24: LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Lecture by Lee Armstrong, General Counsel, Auburn University
Monday, April 25: WHAT TO DO WITH LETTERS? WILLIAM BARTRAM AND THE
ART OF CORRESPONDENCE
Thomas Hallock, Associate Professor of English, University of South
Florida, St. Petersburg
All lectures will be held at 3:00 p.m. in the Special Collections
and Archives Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.
The DISCOVER AUBURN SERIES is sponsored by the Auburn University
Libraries and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts &
Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.
For more information, please call (334) 844-4946 or visit
See the "What's New" link ( http://www.lib.auburn.edu/whatsnew/ ) as
of January 21 for more information.
What's New Web Manager and Whatsnew-L Listserv Moderator
Ralph Brown Draughon Library
231 Mell St.
Auburn University, AL 36849-5606
Tel. (334) 844-1729
Fax: (334) 844-7751