Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Enacting the Future book symposium

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

  On Saturday, February 1, the Special Collections Libraries at UGA will host a book symposium, Enacting the Future. The symposium is sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the University of Georgia Libraries, the Department of English, the Department of Comparative Literature, the Grady College, and the Department ...

Undergraduate Research Awards offered by UGA Libraries

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

  The University of Georgia Libraries' Undergraduate Research Awards provide seven cash prizes totaling $2,000 to be awarded to students who demonstrate distinction in research and academic inquiry. The Undergraduate Research Awards program was established in support of the University of Georgia's instruction, research, and service missions in order to encourage scholarship ...

UGA Charter to be displayed

Friday, January 10th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

The original document chartering the first state university system is displayed annually on Founders Day at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. This year the manuscript and an accompanying exhibit will be on view Jan. 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the second floor ...

Books in Action

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 - Jean Cleveland

English department doctoral students have curated the current exhibit, Books in Action,  in the Rotunda of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The exhibit addresses the increased accessibility and affordability of books during the English Renaissance and the ways in which those books allowed readers to search for ...

Special Collections Tuesday Tours

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Dear fans of the UGA Special Collections Libraries. We will not be offering our regular Tuesday tours next week. Please plan to join us in January! And thanks for your support.

Peabody Decades Screening: “Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing”

Monday, November 11th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1960s Matinee: "Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing" November 12, 2013 3:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). In " Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing", Frank Sinatra and guests Diahann Carroll and The 5th Dimension perform classics including “Hello, Young Lovers” and chart-toppers like “Stone Soul Picnic.” Beautifully planned and impeccably ...

Visit the Vault!

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

As part of the Spotlight on the Arts at UGA, the Special Collections Libraries are holding special tours of the three-story subterranean vault that holds our unique, rare, priceless artifacts! Join us at 2 p.m. for a guided tour of the three museum galleries of the Special Collections Libraries, a ...

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame events set for Sunday, Monday

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The 2013 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame celebration begins Nov. 10, with a reading from Georgia’s poet laureate Judson Mitcham at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Mitcham and the late Toni Cade Bambara will be inducted into the Hall of Fame ...

“Big Year” Storytelling Event, 10/24

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Amy Watts

Inspired by the storytelling format of the popular radio show This American Life and co-sponsored by local storytelling collective Rabbit Box, the Russell Library will host an event showcasing selected scholars and community members on Thursday, October 24 from 7-9 PM in room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Under the theme, "It Was a Big ...

Peabody Decades Screening: The Tuskegee Airmen, Sept 24

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 - Amy Watts

The Peabody Decades: 1940s Movie: The Tuskegee Airmen Tuesday, September 24, 2013 7:00 p.m. Location: Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street) "The Tuskegee Airmen" tells the story of the African-American aviators who overcame racism to become the "Fighting 99th," the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots in World War II. Starring ...