Join the Hargrett Library for the induction of Valerie Boyd into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame on Thursday, September 22nd at 6:00 p.m. in room 285 of the UGA Special Collections Building. Following her induction, a panel of contributors to Boyd's last work, Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic, will hold a discussion followed by a Q&A.
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Greg Bluestein is a political reporter and author who covers the governor's office and Georgia politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He writes for the front-page of the AJC, contributes to the Political Insider blog and morning Jolt newsletter, hosts the Politically Georgia podcast and is a frequent guest on local and national TV and radio programs. He's an MSNBC and NBC News contributor and the author of Flipped, a book on Georgia's epic 2020 election.
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Join the Hargrett Library for the induction of Jericho Brown into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame on Thursday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m. in room 285 of the UGA Special Collections Building. Brown will deliver a poetry reading and participate in a Q&A discussion; a light reception will follow. This event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required and available here.
Join guest speaker Madelyn Shaw, on Thursday, March 3 at 6:00 p.m. for an illustrated talk exploring the myths and realities of 1960s fashion.
A discussion between Shaw and Ashley Callahan, curator of the new exhibition “Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics” will follow the lecture. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Georgia Press, the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law.
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Please join the University of Georgia Press and the Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication's Low-residency MFA Program in Narrative Nonfiction in celebrating the book launch of High Yella: A Modern Family Memoir by Steve Majors, a book Kirkus Reviews called "A brave reckoning with multiple questions of identity, class, family, race."
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Clarence Major, one of the 2021 inductees to the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, will read selections from two works, The Lurking Place and Dirty Bird Blues (2022). Following the reading, Major will be in conversation with author John Beckman, who wrote the introduction for Dirty Bird Blues. A Q&A will follow.
Seen/Unseen is a portrait of the complex network that created, held, and sustained a community of the enslaved. It documents the people kept in bondage by the Cobb-Lamar family, one of the wealthiest and most politically prominent families in antebellum America, labored in households and on plantations that spanned Georgia. Christopher R. Lawton, Laura E. Nelson, and Randy L.
To wrap up the 60th anniversary desegregation campus-wide reading event for An Education in Georgia: Charlayne Hunter, Hamilton Holmes, and the Integration of the University of Georgia (UGA Press), Mary Frances Early, music educator, writer, and the first African-American graduate student to graduate from UGA, and Phaidra Buchanan, current undergraduate majoring in social studies education and minoring in German, Foundation Fellow, and UGA's first African-American Rhodes scholar (2021), will be in conversation with moderator Cynthia Dillard, Mary Frances Early Endowed Professor of Te
To kick off the campus-wide reading event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of desegregation at the University of Georgia, UGA alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault will participate in a conversation with longtime New Yorker columnist and author Calvin Trillin to discuss his book An Education in Georgia: Charlayne Hunter, Hamilton Holmes, and the Integration of the University of Georgia (UGA Press).