Lecture by Professor Emeritus Jim Porter, followed by an audience discussion on Georgia's role in the advancement of ecology. A reception will follow.
Events - Exhibits
Join us for a public reception in recognition of the new exhibit, "Saving Athens: Celebrating 50 Years of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation" on Wednesday, July 19th from 12:00-2:00 p.m. in the rotunda of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. This exhibition highlights the history and work of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation from its founding in 1967 to 2017. This display is one part of a larger series of events to be hosted throughout 2017 in celebration the 50th anniversary of this local preservation non-profit organization.
Dr. Stephen Mihm of the UGA history department will speak on: "A nation of counterfeiters: capitalists, con men, and the making of the United States," in conjunction with the exhibit "Gold-digging in Georgia."
Dr. Drew Swanson, professor of history at Wright State University, will speak on "From Georgia to California and Back: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Southern Gold Miining" in conjunction with the exhibit "Gold-digging in Georgia: America’s First Gold Rush." A reception will follow.
This event is sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
A family friendly event with tours of the "America's First Gold Rush" exhibit, craft activities, and scavenger hunts
An exhibition curated by Dr. Steven Soper and the students enrolled in History 3775, Crime, Punishment, and Human Rights will be on display on Wednesday, May 3 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in Room 277 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
The Hargrett Library and the ITA Men’s Tennis Hall of Fame will be co-hosting a panel discussion on the history of the NCAA Tennis Championships in Athens on Wednesday, May 3, at the UGA Richard B. Russell Special Collection Libraries.
The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will host its bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions April 13 at 5:30 p.m. The event will include live music, spotlight tours, light refreshments and gallery games. The reception is free and open to the public.
MADE IN L.A. follows the remarkable journey of three Latina immigrants working in L.A.'s garment factories and their long battle to bring a major clothing retailer to the negotiating table. (via PBS.org)
Equality Under the Law: History of the Equal Rights Amendment, an exhibit on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment will be on display in the galleries of the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library Jan. 19-May 12.
The annual display of the UGA Charter will be January 23rd through 27 to mark Founders' Day on Jan. 27, the anniversary of the document's signing. To protect the ink of the parchment manuscript from further fading it is displayed to the public only once a year in the Hargrett Library of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.