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Wed, 03/16/2022 - 11:18
Nigeria: The People, the Nation, the Future, a talk featuring Ambassador Amina Smaila, Consul General of Nigeria in Atlanta.  March 28, 2022 at 12:00 PM in Classroom J-246 of the Dean Rusk International Law Center
Wed, 03/16/2022 - 11:08
Outward: The Radical Legacies of Adrienne Rich, will take place on March 31st at 7:00 PM at Athenaeum in downtown Athens, GA. Join us for a conversation between Ed Pavlic, Christine Cuomo, and Cynthia Wallace. 
Wed, 02/02/2022 - 11:50
During Black History month, the Institute for African American Studies welcomes visitors to their Open House & Donuts with the Director, Dr. Carolyn Jones Medine, scheduled on Wednesday, February 2nd and 23rd from 2-3 PM in room 314 Park Hall. This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions regarding classes and programs in IAAS, tour the student lounge and library, and connect with other undergraduate and graduate students. Free coffee…
Wed, 12/08/2021 - 13:45
Join us Thursday, Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. for a special Six Bridges Presents panel discussion celebrating the 50th anniversary of Albert Murray’s memoir, South to a Very Old Place, which was selected for the prestigious Modern Library series as a contemporary classic in 1995 and was the subject of a recent exhibition at the American Writers Museum in Chicago. Registration on the free Zoom platform is required. Panelists include: Benji de la Piedra …
Fri, 12/03/2021 - 08:43
You must register to attend this webinar.  Go to this link:  The ASALH-Athens Branch and UGA Libraries are very pleased to again co-sponsor the annual Founder’s Day event, in honor of ASALH’s creator, the historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson. To culminate an active year of programming focused on the theme of The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity, we have planned a panel…
Tue, 10/26/2021 - 12:35
Join us for a discussion with AAUW fellowship alumna Patricia Bell-Scott, Ph.D., an award-winning author and professor emerita of women’s studies and human development and family science at the University of Georgia. Her most recent book, The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice, won the Lillian Smith Book Award and was named Booklist Best Adult Nonfiction…
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 09:30
The UA Department of Gender and Race Studies presents Dr. Ed Pavlic on Adrienne Rich & the Radical Imagination. Author of twelve books, Ed Pavlic is Distinguished Research Professor of English and African American Studies. Join this talk for a discussion of his most recent book, Outward: Adrienne Rich's Expanding Solitudes. Email for Zoom registration information. 
Wed, 08/04/2021 - 13:25
Join Dr. Carolyn Jones Medine (Director, UGA Institute for African American Studies & Professor of Religion) and Dr. Llewellyn Cornelius (UGA Center for Social Justice) for a talk as part of the One Book Athens series on the topic, "Forms of Black Power in Stamped: From the March on Washington to the Juneteenth National Holiday and beyond." The in-person discussion will be based on Section 5 (1963-today) of the book Stamped, Anti-Racism…
Mon, 04/19/2021 - 15:09
Val Jeanty, who performed and presented at Ciné in a February 2020 DJ Summit, will collaborate with author and artist (and 2021 Windham Campbell Prize recipient) Renee Gladman for an April 20 event in the Willson Center's 2021 Global Georgia Initiative public events series. "Conjurations: Composing at the Intersections of Sound, Line, and Language," a conversation with composer, percussionist and DJ Val Jeanty and author and artist Renee Gladman…
Mon, 04/19/2021 - 15:02
You're invited to join us for the first Biographers Circle event of 2021: an online discussion between Peniel E. Joseph and Ed Pavlic about Dr. Joseph’s recently published book, The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.  Please register for the event by clicking on this link. After you register, you will receive another link to watch the event via Zoom.  Peniel Joseph is a professor in the…

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