Discover Auburn series presenting ‘Dead or Alive: The Code Duello in East Alabama’ Jan. 21

AUBURN –Bert Hitchcock will present the lecture, “Dead or Alive: The Code Duello in East Alabama,” Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 3 p.m. in the Special Collections and Archives Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

Hitchcock, Auburn University professor emeritus in English, specializes in 19th century American and Southern literature.

This lecture is part of the ongoing Discover Auburn series featuring programs on research, history and other topics of interest by Auburn faculty, staff and alumni. The series will continue on Feb. 18 with a lecture by Susana Morris on “Bearing Witness: The Role of the Griot in Africana Literature.”

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

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