Sep 23

Tour, A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women's Athletics at UGA

Join curator Jason Hasty for a closer look at the new exhibit "A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women's Athletics at UGA" at 3:00 p.m. on the Friday before each home football game during the Fall 2022 season. Meet in the Rotunda Gallery (2nd Floor) of the UGA Special Collections Building. Free parking for off-campus visitors is available in the Hull Street Parking Deck. For more information email hasty@uga.edu 

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Rotunda Gallery (2nd Floor)
Sep 27

Douglas Kearney: An Experimental Dialogue

Douglas Kearney is a poet, performer, and librettist who has published seven books that bridge thematic concerns such as politics, African-American culture, masks, the Trickster figure, and contemporary music. His most recent book, Sho (Wave Books, 2021), was the winner for the 2022 Griffin Poetry Prize, the 2022 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry, and was a finalist for the National Book Award, the PEN/Voelcker Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Award.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm The Athenaeum
Sep 29

Lillian Smith Book Awards 2022

Join us for the 2022 Lillian Smith Book Awards Ceremony, which will be held virtually on September 29, 2022, at 7 p.m. ET. The Lillian Smith Book Awards are sponsored by the Southern Regional Council, University of Georgia Libraries, DeKalb County Public Library/The Georgia Center for the Book, and Piedmont College. This virtual event is free and open to the public, but you must register on Eventbrite to receive the link to the Zoom webinar.

The LSBA committee is proud to award the 2022 Lillian Smith Book Award to:

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Online
Oct 03

Nancy Ellison's Altered Egos: Intimacy Among the Icons

Join UGA Libraries for a program with famed photographer Nancy Ellison with a reception to follow. The event is free and open to the public but RSVP is required to Leandra Nessel at lnessel@uga.edu or (706) 542-3879.

6:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , 285
Oct 07

Book Talk: Goldwater Girls to Reagan Women

Join us for a program with Robin Morris, associate professor of history at Agnes Scott College, for a discussion of her new book Goldwater Girls to Reagan Women: Gender, Georgia, and the Growth of the New Right (2022). Her work has appeared in Entering the Fray: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the New South.

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Rom 277
Oct 07

Tour, A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women's Athletics at UGA

Join curator Jason Hasty for a closer look at the new exhibit "A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women's Athletics at UGA" at 3:00 p.m. on the Friday before each home football game during the Fall 2022 season. Meet in the Rotunda Gallery of the UGA Special Collections Building. Free parking for off-campus visitors is available in the Hull Street Parking Deck. For more information email hasty@uga.edu 

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Rotunda Gallery (2nd Floor)
Oct 07

Dedication of the Shirley Mathis McBay Science Library

The University of Georgia will dedicate the expansion and naming of the Shirley Mathis McBay Science Library.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm Science Library
Oct 14

Tour, A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women's Athletics at UGA

Join curator Jason Hasty for a closer look at the new exhibit "A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women's Athletics at UGA" at 3:00 p.m. on the Friday before each home football game during the Fall 2022 season. Meet in the Rotunda Gallery of the UGA Special Collections Building. Free parking for off-campus visitors is available in the Hull Street Parking Deck. For more information email hasty@uga.edu 

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Rotunda Gallery (2nd Floor)
Oct 21

Book Talk: Polling Unpacked

Join us for a virtual program with Mark Pack, former political pollster and current president of the Liberal Democrats, as he discusses his book Polling UnPacked (2022).

The event is sponsored by the Russell Library, the UGA Press, the Applied Politics Certificate Program, and the Public Affairs Communications Program.

 

More about the book from the University of Chicago Press:

11:00 am to 12:30 pm Online
Oct 26

Doreen Baingana Reading

Doreen Baingana is a Ugandan writer and arts manager. Her short story collection, Tropical Fish, won a Grace Paley Prize and a Commonwealth Prize, and she has been shortlisted for the Caine Prize three times. Her other awards include fellowships to the Rockefeller Bellagio Residency, the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, La Porte Peinte residency, the Hambidge Center, a Tebere Arts Playwright residency, a Miles Morland Scholarship and a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant.

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