Feb. Humanities Events & More, Auburn
February News and Events
February News and Events: Upcoming events, program highlights, and a special announcement about the Auburn Writers Conference!
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February 1: [CLA Common Reading Program] 1001 Words Lecture Series: Creating Visual Narratives: Exhibitions in Space and Time. Dr. Kathryn Floyd (Art). Biggin Hall Auditorium, 5:00 pm.
February 7: [Community & Civic Engagement] Lecture by Dr. Cassandra Simon, editor of the Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, University of Alabama. Tichenor Conference Room, 11:00 am.
February 8: [Alabama Issues Forum] Public Forum on the Drop-Out Rate in Alabama. Alabama State Council on the Arts, 10:00 am to Noon. Sponsored by the David Mathews Center for Civic Life, Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts, Alabama State Council on the Arts, DesignAlabama, and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanites in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University. The issues guide may be found here (PDF).
February 10: [Composing Communities] The South Side Initiative: Academy-Community Engagement. Lecture by Seth Moglen, Lehigh University. Student Center 2227, 3:00 pm. Composing Communities is a series of conversations on writing, community, and engagement sponsored by Auburn University's Office of University Writing, Department of English and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.
February 10: [Discover Auburn] My Digital Year: Or, From Book to Website. Ruth Crocker, Alumni Professor of History, Auburn University. Special Collections & Archives, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Auburn University Libraries, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts, and the Auburn University Bookstore.
February 15: [CLA Common Reading Program] 1001 Words Lecture Series: Creating Visual Narratives: Exhibitions in Space and Time II. Dr. Aaron Shapiro (History). Biggin Hall Auditorium, 5:00 pm.
February 21: [CLA Common Reading Program] When East Meets West: Inspiration, Adaptation, or Other: Dr. Adrienne Angelo, Dr. Traci O’Brien, Dr. David Zuwiyya, and Dr. Giovanna Summerfield (Foreign Languages and Literatures). Student Center 2218, 4:00 pm.
February 24: [Discover Auburn] Auburn University's Statistical Profile. Drew Clark, Director, Institutional Research and Assessment, Auburn University. Special Collections & Archives, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, 3:00 pm. Sponsored by the Auburn University Libraries and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.
For a complete list of events, please visit our website.
Writing in the World
Writing in the World is a series of lectures on writing well for your professional future. Sponsored by the Office of University Writing, English Graduate Association, Student Writing Council and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities. For upcoming lectures, please visit our events page.
Please join us on February 10 at noon for informal discussion with visiting scholar Seth Moglen, associate professor of English and co-director of the South Side Initiative at Lehigh University. SSI is an ambitious experiment in university-community collaboration in Bethlehem, PA. Lunch provided, but seating is limited. RSVP.
Lost (and Found) in Translation
Based on the idea that reading and discussion can build community, the College of Liberal Arts Common Book Program features The Arabians Nights in classes and public programs. Join us for discussions and other events that explore themes of storytelling, translation, adaptation and appropriation. A list of events may be found here.
Auburn Writers Conference
Save the date! The second annual Auburn Writers Conference will be held October 7-8, 2011 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Want more information? Visit the website and Facebook page. Or subscribe to the mailing list to receive the latest news! We hope to see you in October.
Celebrate the Arts & Humanities Year Round
The arts and humanities hold an abiding value to us as citizens and human beings. They help us understand ourselves as individuals and as people who see the world differently. Click here to watch a video produced by the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts for Arts & Humanities Month.
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