Feb 04

Kick-off Event: An Education in Georgia: Then and Now

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).

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Online
Feb 10

Book Discussion: Rap on Trial

Join the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library for a virtual discussion of the book Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America with co-author Andrea L. Dennis.

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Online
Feb 15

Film Screening: Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence

“Lillian Smith was one of the first white southern authors to speak out publicly against the evils of segregation. She was shamed, ridiculed and silenced for her beliefs. She couldn't look away. She never gave up.”

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Feb 21

Panel Discussion: Lillian Smith: Anti-Racist Ally

“Lillian Smith was one of the first white southern authors to speak out publicly against the evils of segregation. She was shamed, ridiculed and silenced for her beliefs. She couldn't look away. She never gave up.”

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Online
Feb 25

Closing Event: An Education in Georgia: Looking toward the Future

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

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Online