Archive for the ‘Library Events’ Category

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.

New members of Georgia Writers Hall of Fame selected

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Olive Ann Burns, Mary Hood and Alfred Uhry are the newest members of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, to be inducted in Fall 2014. The UGA Libraries are especially proud that Mary Hood's collections have been published by the UGA Press and the Georgia Review! The three were elected to the ...

Last chance for Archival Football Memorabilia exhibit!

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Next week will conclude an exhibit of historical football memorabilia from the UGA Athletic Association Archives, displayed this fall at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. “Leather Helmets and Silver Britches: Georgia’s Football Heritage”  features photos, scrapbooks, and bowl game souvenirs, including rings, watches and pendants.  Helmets and jerseys ...

Read, Read Rudolph – We’ve got some books for you!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Read, Read Rudolph is happening NOW and going through December 20. How it works - we've selected books from Main, Science, and the Curriculum Materials Library, wrapped them in festive paper, and put a "gift tag" on each, offering some clues as to its content. It's a mix of fiction and ...

Peabody Decades Screening: Gideon’s Trumpet

Monday, November 18th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1960s Feature: Gideon’s Trumpet November 19, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). Our 1960s feature is "Gideon's Trumpet". Henry Fonda stars as Clarence Gideon, a Florida convict whose letter-writing campaign led to the landmark 1963 Supreme Court ruling guaranteeing the right of legal counsel to anyone accused of a ...

Joe Samuel Starnes to discuss “Fall Line”, Nov 18

Friday, November 15th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, November 18, 2013 4:00 pm Zell B. Miller Learning Center Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room Joe Samuel Starnes, a UGA alumnus, will be discussing his latest novel, Fall Line, with a focus on his research for the book that takes place on one day in Georgia in 1955. Fall Line, published in November 2011 ...

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 ...

Bulldog Book Club: Their Eyes Were… 11/11

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Monday, November 11 4:00 p.m. Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in ...

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 ...