Storytellers and Scholars: Life in the Atomic Age

Mar 05 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Russell Special Collections Building

Where: Large Event Space (Room 285), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014; 7:00-9:00PM

Inspired by the storytelling format of the popular radio show This American Life and co-sponsored by the Georgia Museum of Art, the Russell Library will host an event showcasing selected scholars, community members, and archival footage. The chosen theme: Life in the Atomic Age. Featured scholars will include Shane Hamilton (Departmet of History), Janice Simon (Department of Art History), Mark Reinberger (College of Environment and Design), and Callie Holmes (Oral History and Media Archivist, Russell Library). Light refreshments will be served during the event.

Want to learn more about the exhibit that inspired this storytelling event? Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965 is on display in the Russell Library Gallery from January 28-March 14, 2014. The exhibit is free and open to the public!

For more information about this event, or others in the Alert Today Program Series, call (706) 542-5788, email or visit

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