Lecture by Professor Emeritus Jim Porter, followed by an audience discussion on Georgia's role in the advancement of ecology. A reception will follow.
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.
While GIL Express is unavailable, please use Interlibrary Loan to get books from other USG libraries.
More information about the switch to a new catalog system is here: http://www.libs.uga.edu/news/new-catalog.
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.
What: April Meeting, The Rest of the Story Book Club
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 5:30-7:00PM
Where: Room 258, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
Civic Knowledge = Civic Power:
A Weekly Series Focused on How Congress Works (or Should Work)
The powers of the United States Congress are considerable and well established. Congress can collect taxes, coin money, declare war, raise and support armies and a navy, and make all laws necessary and proper to carry out its powers – just to name a few. But understanding Congress cannot be done in a vacuum or just through a listing of powers