Sep 24

Government Documents and Legislative Research Databases

There is a sea of federal government information out there:  research reports, legislation, regulations, data sets, and so much more!  The UGA Libraries has access to databases which make finding this information easier.  The webinar will focus on searching for government information from Congress (laws, bills, reports, hearings, etc.), as well as Regulatory information from the Executive Branch. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am Online
Sep 28

A Conversation with Editorial Cartoonist Mike Luckovich

The Russell Library is hosting a conversation with Atlanta Journal-Constitution editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich in conjunction with the traveling exhibition Lines with Power and Purpose: Editorial Cartoons.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Auditorium
Sep 28

Mary Frances Early Virtual Book Launch: “The Quiet Trailblazer: My Journey as the First Black Graduate of the University of Georgia”

Join Mary Frances Early, as she discusses her new autobiography about her journey as the first Black graduate of UGA. In this livestream event, Early will participate in a book discussion with UGA Women’s Basketball Coach Joni Taylor. Registration information can be found here:

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Oct 12

Georgia Open History Library Launch: The Power of Digital Libraries and the Contest over Historical Narrative

Digital libraries of primary sources enrich our understanding of the sheer diversity of the American experience.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Online
Oct 14

Digital Clinton: Slavery and Freedom in Middle Georgia and Reflections on Our Mutual Past

In 1848, William and Ellen Craft (1824-1900; c. 1826-c. 1891) escaped from slavery in Macon, Georgia. Ellen, who was born in Clinton, Georgia, could pass for white and disguised herself as an invalid, gentleman slaveholder; William accompanied her as his "master's" devoted, enslaved valet; both traveled openly by train, steamship, and carriage to arrive in free Philadelphia on Christmas Day.  

6:00 pm Online
Oct 19

Virtual Food, Power, and Politics Lecture: School Lunch

To mark the 75th anniversary of the signing of the National School Lunch Act, join the Russell Library for the second annual Food, Power, and Politics Lecture. 

Panel includes:

Wendi Gosliner - Project Scientist, Nutrition Policy Institute - University of California

Susan B. Levine - Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois-Chicago 

Andrew R. Ruis - Associate Director for Research, Epistemic Analytics - University of Wisconsin-Madison


5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries Online
Nov 11

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame: Clarence Major

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. 

6:00 pm Online
Nov 16

Georgia Writers Hall of Fame: Pearl Cleage

2021 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductee Pearl Cleage will be in conversation with Valerie Boyd, Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer in Residence and Associate Professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. A Q&A will follow the conversation. 

6:00 pm Online