Join us in the DigiLab (3rd floor of the Main Library) as students from Steve Berry's HIST4090 class present their work on the Athens' Death Certificate Project.
The induction ceremony for the 2017 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame will begin at 10 a.m. in the auditorium.
A scholar of southern culture and two poets will come together Nov. 5 to discuss their craft and more at the Author Discussion Series, a moderated panel discussion and prelude to the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame induction ceremony Nov. 6.
What: Fall Exhibits Reception
Where: Exhibition Hall, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
When: Thursday, November 9, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
What: The 2018 Georgia Disability History Symposium
When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Room 285, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
The University of Georgia will host its second annual GIS Day@UGA to showcase how students and faculty use geographic information system (GIS) technology to visualize, analyze and interpret data in teaching, research and outreach. The event will feature a keynote panel, lightning talks on real-world GIS applications, drone demonstrations, information on internship opportunities, and booths highlighting projects from diverse departments and organizations around campus and the local community. Light snacks and interactive activities will also be provided.
Amateur films and filmmaking will be the stars of the day when National Home Movie Day 2017 is observed in Athens at the UGA Special Collections Libraries.
National Home Movie Day is a worldwide celebration of amateur films and filmmaking, held annually in October. The event provides an opportunity for attendees to bring in their home movies, learn more about their own family films, how to care for films and videotapes, and how home movies have helped capture personal history.
When: November 16, 2017, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Where: Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
The U.S. in the First World War: Richard Shawn Faulkner – “Mud, Blood, and Dysentery: The Doughboy’s Life in Battle”
Richard Shawn Faulkner will give a talk on “Mud, Blood, and Dysentery: The Doughboy’s Life in Battle” 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.
The U.S. in the First World War: Chad Williams – “World War I, Black Soldiers and the Birth of the New Negro”
Chad Williams will give a talk on the wartime experience of African American soldiers in World War I and the rise of the New Negro 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.