Snapshots and Snapshooters: Imaging Our Lives
A discussion led by Frances Robb
Are you a snapshooter? If you are, you're not alone; we have become a nation of snapshooters.
How has that changed us?
Since snapshot photography developed (no pun intended) in the late 19th century, the democratic idea of putting cameras in the hands of everyone who wants to point and shoot has revolutionized our visual imaging of family and friends. Instead of infrequent and formal studio portraits, a profusion of snapshots documents the lives of ordinary Americans. Read more about Snapshots and Snapshooters: Imaging Our Lives (2006)
Hype that Ball! College Football Culture in Alabama
Join renowned Alabama Scholar Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus of History at Auburn University, as he explores the profound influence of college football on Alabama culture and society. We’ll begin with a boxed dinner party on the library grounds at 6:00, with Dr. Flynt’s talk following at 7:00. Reservations are required and seating is limited.
Thursday, September 14th
Tailgate Dinner at 6:00 PM
Speaker at 7:00 PM
Program concludes at 8:00 PM
Event Tickets $12 Read more about Hype that Ball! (2006)