Brown Bag Lecture Series Fall 2014 “Lest We Forget”

Chris Phillips:Bad Boys: Good Songs: Up and Down Lives and Crowd Anointed Songs”  The iconic “bad boys” of country, pop, and rock music sing about loving the wrong women, bucking the system, fighting for their country, adoring their families, and representing the...

The Way It Used To Be Brown Bag Lecture Series Winter 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Steven P. Brown“John McKinley and the Antebellum Supreme Court: The Circuit Riding Judge” Steven Brown’s program will portray native Kentuckian, John McKinley—a lawyer and land speculator who came to Alabama in 1819—as a leader in the...

Old Times Are Not Fogotten Brown Bag Fall Series 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013Martin T. (Marty) Olliff“The Great War in the Heart of Dixie: Alabama During World War I” The United States participated militarily in World War I (1914-1918) for only nineteen months—hardly enough time to effect the long lasting changes...

Prime Time History Brown Bag Winter Series 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 – Kathryn Braund“Creek Indian Women in Time of War” Historians of the Creek War traditionally focus on battles and commanders and rarely, if ever, consider the impact of war on women and children. And yet the Creek civil war resulted in an...

Moments In Time Brown Bag Lecture Series Fall 2012

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 – Harvey H. (Hardy) Jackson “The Rise and Decline of the Redneck Riviera” Between Gulf Shores, Alabama and the Flora-Bama bar on the Florida line is the region sometimes called the Redneck Riviera.  Once populated by roadhouses and...