Nov 08

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary Celebration

Join UGA Libraries, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Georgia Review in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame with a lecture by W. Ralph Eubanks. The event is part of the 2020 Spotlight on the Arts Festival.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Online
Nov 11

Virtual Panel: Behind the Scenes with Freelance Filmmakers

Have you ever wondered who does all the research for some of your favorite documentaries and films? The answer is freelance archival producers! These "footage detectives" dive into the archives and wade through decades worth of material to bring documentaries to life. Their profession has been described as "Indiana Jones for nerds." Footage researchers are born storytellers, and their behind-the-scenes tales are often even more entertaining than what we see on the screen.

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Online
Nov 12

Inaugural Food, Power and Politics Lecture: Dr. Marion Nestle

Dr. Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor Emerita of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University. She is also a consumer advocate, nutritionist and author of six award-winning books. Nestle’s research examines scientific and socioeconomic influences on food choice, obesity and food safety, with an emphasis on the role of food marketing. Among her recent honors are the John Dewey Award for Distinguished Public Service from Bard College and the Public Health Hero Award from the University of California School of Public Health at Berkeley.

3:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Online