The College of Arts and Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

Southern Studies Conference

Now in its tenth year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference continues to center its theme on the American South. Registrants to the conference will be able to enjoy a variety of peer-reviewed panels over the course of two days on topics spanning the fields of anthropology, geography, art history, American history, American literature and theater, music history, communication studies, mass communication, and sociology. The conference also will host two distinguished scholarly speakers, a talk by a distinguished artist, and a gallery exhibition of the artist's work.

Dates for the event

The 2018 Southern Studies conference will be held from Friday, February 9th, 2018, to Saturday, February 10th, 2018.

Open Call for Papers and Panels

Southern Studies 2018 is now accepting paper and panel proposals on any liberal arts topic related to the American South. Please submit 250-word abstracts and one-page CVs to The deadline for all proposals is October 16, 2017.


Please register using this form.


To be determined.


A parking pass is needed to park on campus. That pass will be posted here before the conference.

Map of Campus

A map of the Auburn Montgomery campus is available for your convenience.

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