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April 2023

Events for April 2023

April 4: Becoming the Beloved Community

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5:30 – 7:30 pm

Join  us for a premiere of the documentary, “Beloved Community Civil Rights Tour,” followed by a performance from the Auburn University Indian Dance Ensemble and a panel discussing “Becoming the Beloved Community: the Clotilda, Truth, Media and Landscapes.”

Panelists will include Darron Patterson, a descendant of Clotilda; Lori Spradley, Auburn University Human Sciences librarian; Cynthia Tucker, Pulitzer Prize winner, author and Auburn University alumna; Walter Hood, landscape designer for the International Enslaved African American Museum in Charleston and creative director and founder of Hood Design Studio; and Eric Deggans, media critic for NPR. The panel will be moderated by Joan Harrell, founder of Auburn University Becoming the Beloved Community.

This year’s Becoming the Beloved Community event is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art and the Africana Studies Program.

April 1: Self-Care Saturday

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10 – 11am

Yoga with The Yoga Studio

Heather Clemons is a newcomer to the Auburn area and has been a yoga teacher in southern middle Tennessee since 2017. She has a background teaching yoga in the hatha style to bodies of all ages and experience levels. She lives in Auburn with her husband Chase, and two children, Elliott and Margot, and their dog, Kaylee. She is grateful to be a part of and teach yoga in such a vibrant and diverse community.