Discover Auburn series continues with ‘Images of Sicilian Women’

AUBURN – The Discover Auburn series at Auburn University continues with “Images of Sicilian Women,” a talk by Giovanna Summerfield, on Thursday at 3 p.m. in the Special Collections and Archives Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Summerfield is an associate professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Her research interests include Sicily, 18th-century French and Italian literature and religious and philosophical movements.

Discover Auburn is a yearlong series that features programs on research, history, and other topics of interest by Auburn faculty, staff and graduates. This semester’s series will conclude on April 29 with a talk on Comer Hall’s 100th anniversary by Joe Yeager and Gene Stevenson. Videos of past lectures can be found at

A reception will follow the program. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, Auburn University Libraries, and Auburn University Bookstore. For more information on the program and the series, contact the Center at (334) 844-4946 or visit

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