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

Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture event rescheduled

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 - Deborah Stanley, Web Editor

Due to the inclement weather, the University of Georgia is closed Wednesday, January 29th, and the Russell Library event, 'Nuclear Anxiety and Civil Defense in Popular Culture', has been rescheduled. It will now take place on Thursday, February 13th, 2014; 5:30-7:00PM (Doors open at 5:00). More information.

Visit the Vault!

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 - Jean Cleveland

As part of the Spotlight on the Arts at UGA, the Special Collections Libraries are holding special tours of the three-story subterranean vault that holds our unique, rare, priceless artifacts! Join us at 2 p.m. for a guided tour of the three museum galleries of the Special Collections Libraries, a ...

“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 ...