Archive for the ‘Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies’ Category

“Big Year” Storytelling Event, 10/24

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Amy Watts

Inspired by the storytelling format of the popular radio show This American Life and co-sponsored by local storytelling collective Rabbit Box, the Russell Library will host an event showcasing selected scholars and community members on Thursday, October 24 from 7-9 PM in room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Under the theme, "It Was a Big ...

It Was a Big Year: Russell Library hosts storytellers & scholars event

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Inspired by the storytelling format of the popular radio show This American Life and co-sponsored by local storytelling collective Rabbit Box, the Russell Library will host an event showcasing selected scholars and community members on Thursday, October 24 from 7-9 PM in room 285 of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections ...

Russell Library to Host Program Focused on Anniversary of Landmark Supreme Court Decision, Roe v. Wade

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Forty years after the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Roe v. Wade, the abortion debate continues to divide the American public. On Wednesday, October 30 from 6-8 PM the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a discussion event focused on the ...

Russell Library to Host Panel Discussion on Endangered Species Act

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Inspired by the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Endangered Species Act, the Russell Library for Political Research and Studies will host a panel discussion  on Wednesday, October 16 from 5:30-7:00 PM in the auditorium (room 271) of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. The discussion will help attendees engage ...

It Was a Big Year: Russell Library Program Series Looks Back at 1973

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

What do you know about 1973? Join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies for It Was a Big Year, a program series that considers how a few key events in a single year can change the culture and course of a nation for years to come. ...

Russell Library Crowdsources Stories of 1973

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 - Richard B. Russell Library

In May the Russell Library opened our latest feature exhibit, Now and Then: 1973. The exhibit looks back at a pivotal year in modern American history and considers the impact of events that filled the public mind for a moment in time. 1973 was the year of the Roe ...

Welcome AthFest! Special extra tours of Special Collections this week

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - Renna Tuten

The Russell Building University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries, home to the Brown Media Archives, the Hargrett Library, and the Russell Library are delighted to welcome fans to Athfest 2013.  To celebrate, there will be special free guided tours of the exhibit galleries at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 20th, ...

Saturday performance to celebrate book documenting traditional folk music

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

Traditional ballads and fiddle tunes will be heard at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries June 15 to celebrate the recently released “Mary Lomax Ballad Book – America’s Great 21st Century Ballad Singer” by Art Rosenbaum. With ballads and songs they learned from their father who sang for his ...

Russell Library Looks Back at 1973

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

The Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia will look back at 1973, a pivotal year in modern American history with the new exhibition, “Now and Then: 1973,” on display in the Harrison Feature Gallery of the Russell Library gallery through Dec. 15. The goal of ...

Georgia well-represented as National Digital Public Library launches

Friday, April 19th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

  An exciting new initiative began today when the Digital Public Library of America launched its first six service and content hubs. The hubs promise to unleash millions of historical, scientific and cultural documents from many of America’s national and state institutions, making them easily searchable as digital records to anyone with an Internet ...