Lynn Dumenil will give a talk on “Modern American Women and World War I” as part of The U.S. in the First World War, a lecture series commemorating the centennial of the entrance of the United States into World War I, sponsored by the department of history and the Willson Center and the UGA Libraries.
When: Thursday, October 19, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Where: Sidney Samuel Thomas Reading Room, 3rd Floor, Zell B. Miller Learning Center
The Odum School of Ecology kicks off a celebration of its 10th anniversary—and the 50th of its precursor, the Institute of Ecology—with a lecture, discussion and pair of exhibitions Featured speakers include Betty Jean Craige, University Professor of Comparative Literature Emerita and Director Emerita of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts; David C. Coleman, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Ecology; and James W. Porter, Meigs Professor of Ecology Emeritus.
You don’t need the password to get into this speakeasy! To celebrate the opening of the new exhibit “Spirited: Prohibition in America, the Russell Library is rolling up the rug, laying on a spread, and putting on a big show on Thursday evening, September 7th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The party features a performance of prohibition era songs and stories by noted beverage historian Elizabeth Pearce, classic cocktail demonstrations by expert mixologist Jerry Slater, and tours of the exhibition.
Are you a new or returning graduate student?
The UGA Libraries are holding open houses especially for you on Monday, August 7 between 2:00-4:00 pm.
Meet your librarians, learn about key online resources and borrowing privileges, and tour the buildings. Librarians will be available to answer questions and demonstrate research tools including the new GIL-Find catalog, GALILEO system of databases, and citation management tools EndNote and RefWorks.
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