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Hispanic Heritage Month Films

Films from the Media Department' s collection are again being screened as part of the observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. All films will be shown at the Athens-Clarke Regional Library on Baxter Street. Following is a partial schedule:

(Mon.) Sept. 17 , 7-8 pm: Streams of Gold. Documentary. "This documentary traces the history of an American company's presence in an Andean mining town from the 1890's to World War II, where filmmaker John Tweedy's grandparents lived and worked for nearly thirty years. It explores the complicated relationship between global capital and its effects on local communities."
(Mon.) Sept. 24 , 7-9 pm: El perro del hortelano. Directed by Pilar Miro´. Based on the Siglo de Oro play by Lope de Vega. Not rated. In Spanish with English subtitles. "A 17th-century Spanish noblewoman romances her low-born personal secretary, who is in love with her maid." Starring: Emma Sua´rez, Carmelo Go´mez, Ana Duato, Fernando Conde, Miguel Rella´n.

A 'Noble' Profession

new employee orientation

New employee Billy Williamson , Systems, snapped this photo of Dr. Potter delivering an inspirational talk at the most recent New Employees Orientation.

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Main Library: The Campus That Never Was .../The Once And Future Campus: Take a gander at proposals that never materialized (a driverless monorail transit system) and those in the planning stages now (the Special Collections Library Building!) A fascinating look brought to you by the creative geniuses in University Archives.

Hargrett Library: Curiouser and Curiouser: Two Views of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by wood engravers John Tenniel and Barry Moser. Next: Georgia's two signers of the U.S. Constitution in observance of Constitution Day.

Russell Library : Johnson's War on Poverty: Breakdown or Breakthrough and A Place for Us: The Challenges of Housing in Athens and Surrounding Areas, exhibits complementing the National Issues Forum/Public Policy Institute hosted by the Russell Library and the Roosevelt Institution. Also, Highlights from the Collection. This exhibit takes visitors on a trip back through many of the key events, perspectives, and people who have shaped the political landscape in Georgia , the nation and the world in the last century. Through original letters, documents, speeches, editorial cartoons, historical film footage, photographs, and artifacts this exhibit provides eyewitness perspectives on prohibition, the Cold War, the Kennedy Assassination, Watergate, segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, campaigning, space exploration and more!

Science Library : The Map Library is showcased, featuring maps, air photos and globes from the collection.  Patrons are invited to visit the Map Library in person or their web presence at http://www.libs.uga.edu/maproom/index.html.

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