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Becoming Alabama: Immigration and Migration in a Deep South State
Please joins us January 20-21 for a public symposium on immigration and migration in Alabama. Isabel Wilkerson and Carmen Agra Deedy headline a roster of presenters who will provide historical context for the people who came to, left, and moved within Alabama over the last two hundred years.
Becoming Alabama: Immigration and Migration in a Deep South State will take place at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. It will feature scholars and professionals exploring immigration and migration from Spanish exploration to the 1813 Creek War through the present.
A genealogy workshop will kick off the conference from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 19. Presenters will introduce family research and focus on using the census for both African American and Native American genealogies. The workshop is co-sponsored by OLLI at Auburn, and may be registered for separately.
Conference Registration: $15
Full Conference Registration, with Keynotes: $110
Conference Registration for Students and OLLI Members: $25
Friday Lunch Keynote with Isabel Wilkerson: $30
Friday Dinner Keynote with Carmen Agra Deedy: $40
Pre-Conference Genealogy Workshop: $40
Pre-Conference Genealogy Workshop for Students and OLLI Members: $20
Visit our website to register.
Becoming Alabama: Immigration and Migration in a Deep South State is supported by a generous grant from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, the state office of the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is co-sponsored by the Alabama Department of Archives and History, the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts, History Department, and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, as well as the Office of the Vice President for International Programs and the Office of Access and Community Affairs. The East Alabama Memory Project, a program of the Arts Association of East Alabama, is also serving as a sponsor.
Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts Humanities
101 S. Debardeleben
Auburn, AL 36849