Jan 21

Exhibit, Frankie Welch's Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics

Frankie Welch (1924-2021) was an American designer and entrepreneur best known for producing thousands of custom scarves. Born in Rome, Georgia, she spent most of her career in Alexandria, Virginia, where she established a dress shop—Frankie Welch of Virginia—that was open from 1963 to 1990. She introduced her first scarf design, the Cherokee Alphabet, in 1967, quickly followed by her Discover America scarf for the White House and prominent political designs for the 1968 presidential election.

- Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Hargrett Gallery
Jan 26

Women in Coding Panel Discussion

The UGA Libraries and Willson Center for Humanities DigiLab is hosting a panel discussing the experiences of women in coding. Topics to be discussed relate to gender diversity in computer science and computational methods, including issues with computer coding as a profession, coding as part of research methods, and classroom experiences learning coding. Panel participants are members of R Ladies of Athens and UGA's girls.code.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Main Library , Third Floor Reading Room
Jan 31

DigiLab Colloquium Talk: 770 and 404 - A Corpus Analysis of Atlanta AAE through Rap Lyrics

Stephen Black will describe how he came to research lyrics written by Atlanta-area artists, his work creating his own corpus, and share some of his findings. He worked with the DigiLab to complete this project and will be earning the Digital Humanities certificate for undergraduates after culminating his research this semester. 

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Main Library , 300
Apr 05

Panel: Kudzu and the Boll Weevil in Modern Georgia

The Russell Library is hosting a panel featuring Drs. James C. Giesen, Associate Professor of History and Grisham Master Teacher, Mississippi State University, and Derek Alderman, Professor of Geography, University of Tennessee.

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Auditorium