Events - Programs

"Maggie Growls": Women's History Month Movie

MAGGIE GROWLS is a documentary film portrait by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater of the amazing, canny, lusty, charming and unstoppable Maggie Kuhn (1905-1995), who founded the Gray Panthers in 1970 after being forced to retire from a job she loved. Her outrage and determination fueled a political chain reaction that forever changed the lives of older Americans, repealing mandatory retirement laws and proving that "old" is not a dirty word.

Cinema Politique

Cinema Politique aims to introduce and discuss international and national political developments on the basis of documentaries and movies. Led by Cas Mudde of the School of Public and International Affairs, and Mary Miller, Peabody Awards Collection archivist with the UGA Libraries, the series will draw largely from the vast Peabody Awards Collection, and will take place once a month. A UGA faculty member will introduce each film, lead a discussion afterwards and make additional reading suggestions. January’s selection is the 1939 classic Mr.

Georgia Review Winter Issue Release with Jericho Brown

Join us at 7 pm on Thursday, January 19, for a reading by award-winning poet, Guggenheim fellow, and Winter 2016 contributor Jericho Brown at the Georgia Museum of Art. 

This gathering will also mark the closing of our art exhibition “Storytelling,” a selected retrospective of paintings, works on paper, photographs and 3-D compositions by Review contributors, including Benny Andrews, Kara Walker, Vanessa German and Masao Yamamoto, among others. The exhibition will be open for viewing, and a catered reception will follow Brown’s reading.

Fall Exhibits Reception at Special Collections

The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will host its bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions Thursday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m.

The event will include live music, light refreshments, and gallery activities. A special performance of “On the Stump: What Does it Take to Get Elected in Georgia” by the students of THEA 4800 / AFAM 4250 will take place in the auditorium at 6:30PM.

Family Folk Day

Craft demonstrations, old-time music, and creating a tote bag from recycled materials are all on tap for the Family Folk Day, being held in conjunction with the exhibit, “50 Years of Foxfire.”