Archive for the ‘Library Events’ Category

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 ...

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 ...

Bulldog Book Club: Their Eyes Were… 11/6

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, November 6 12:00 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 ...

Peabody Decades Screening: “Based on a True Story”

Monday, November 4th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1960s Potpourri: “Based on a True Story.” November 5, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). The more recent generations have been introduced to the 1960s through film and television drama.  Popular television dramas like "Mad Men" or "The Wonder Years" or movies like "Across the Universe" or "The Help" ...

The Georgia Review to screen Hal Holbrook film in conjunction with his UGA visit

Friday, November 1st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Georgia Review will sponsor a showing of “That Evening Sun” Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in the auditorium of the Russell Special Collections Library at the University of Georgia.  The film features Hal Holbrook, an Academy Award-nominated actor who will be on campus for a sold-out campus performance of ...

Film Festival celebrates UGA Press books

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

As part of the Spotlight on the Arts festival, the UGA Press 75th anniversary, and University Press Week, the Press and Special Collections Library have teamed up for a four-day film festival. The four films that we are screening are: "God's Little Acre" (1958), "I Am a Fugitive from a ...

Bulldog Book Club: Warm Bodies 10/30

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 - Amy Watts

Wednesday, October 30 12:00 p.m Jittery Joe's, Miller Learning Center Warm Bodies by Isaac Morton 'R' is a zombie. He has no name, no memories, and no pulse, but he has dreams. He is a little different from his fellow Dead. Amongst the ruins of an abandoned city, R meets a girl. Her name is ...

“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: Requiem for a Heavyweight

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1950s Movie: Requiem for a Heavyweight October 22, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). Rod Serling might be better known for his work on "The Twilight Zone", but Mr. Serling's talents were not limited to exploring the possible eccentricities of the universe.  Drawing on personal experiences, he also incorporated ...