Upcoming Special Collections Libraries Events
Featuring vibrant hostess DeAundra Peek, the American Music Show ran as a public access cable television program in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1981 to 2005.
Join the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection for a week-long celebration of Home Movie Day 2020! On Tuesday October 13 at 2 p.m., the Brown Media Archives will host a virtual tour of their home movie collections. Media archivists and audiovisual technicians will discuss and narrate some of their favorite home movies from the archives. They will also talk about the importance of home movies and how Brown Media Archives preserves and provides access to decades of amateur home films.
Join the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection for a week-long celebration of Home Movie Day 2020! On Thursday October 15 at 7 p.m., artist Keith Bennett will discuss via livestream his home movie collection, housed at the Brown Media Archives. Bennett’s collection features several videos of the B-52's performing and touring in the 1970s and 1980s, as he is married to band vocalist Cindy Wilson. Bennett will discuss his experiences traveling with and filming the famous Athens band in the early days.
Join the Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection for a fun family day celebrating Home Movie Day 2020! Hosted annually by The Center for Home Movies, Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking. From 16mm reels to VHS tapes, people have documented their everyday lives on film for over a century. Today, anyone can quickly record and share a home movie on their cell phone. Join us as we celebrate our home movies and yours!
Join UGA Libraries, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Georgia Review in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame with a lecture by W. Ralph Eubanks. The event is part of the 2020 Spotlight on the Arts Festival.
Dr. Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor Emerita of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University. She is also a consumer advocate, nutritionist and author of six award-winning books. Nestle’s research examines scientific and socioeconomic influences on food choice, obesity and food safety, with an emphasis on the role of food marketing. Among her recent honors are the John Dewey Award for Distinguished Public Service from Bard College and the Public Health Hero Award from the University of California School of Public Health at Berkeley.