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Thursday, February 23

4 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    9:30 a.m. FREE! afrstu.uga.edu

    Darl Snyder Lecture

    The UGA AFrican Studies Institute presents the 25th annual lecture. UGA alumna Alexandra Wright, Overseas Research Fellow for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, speaks on "capacity strengthening vector control laboratories in resource limited settings in East and West Africa."

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Recognizing Alzheimer's: The Basics

    Learn about memory loss, dementia, risk factors, stages, treatments and more.

  • UGA LeConte Hall

    5 p.m. willson.uga.edu

    Dirty History Lecture

    (Room 101) Marcia Chatelain will give a talk on "Burgers in the Age of Black Capitalism: How Civil Rights and Fast Food Changed America After 1968." 

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    11 a.m. FREE! libs.uga.edu

    Spring Book Symposium

    (Room 277) Author and professor Dianne Dugaw will speak on "Fighting and Sailing Women in Anglo-American Prints, Songs and History." A workshop on rare books will follow after lunch.  

Friday, February 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    Poetry and Music for Your Ears and Hearts

    A night of poetry and music to benefit Diginidad Inmigrante en Athens. Featuring poets Bridget Dooley, Sam Lane, Celest Ngeve and Lindsay Tigue, and music from Captain #1, Gift Economy, Ashley Na and Devin Watkins, plus a DJ after the show.

Saturday, February 25

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA School of Law

    9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $10. www.law.uga.edu

    10th Annual WIPI Conference

    (Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room) The Working in the Public Interest Conference explores equal treatment under the law, improving access to legal representation and practical approaches to public interest lawyering.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Recognizing Alzheimer's: Know the 10 Signs

    Learn the early warning signs through video clips. Find out how to enroll in clinical studies, begin drug therapy and plan for the future. 

Sunday, February 26

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • 6 p.m. FREE! Find the event on Facebook.

    Dude, Where's My Poetry?

    (135 Habersham Dr.) Hear poetry from Nicole Brooks, Paul Cunningham and Nathan Blansett. See Story on p. 13.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/100daysathens

    Solidarity Sunday

    Mokah Johnson from the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement will lead a workshop titled "Know Your Rights," encouraging people to make a practical difference in the community. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    3 p.m. FREE! botgarden.uga.edu

    "Making Meaningful Change"

    Mark McCurties, member of the Christian Science Lectureship, presents "Making Meaningful Change; How God's Love Can Change Your Life and the World."

Monday, February 27

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    Goetry

    Listen to poems by locals, and perform your own.

  • 6 p.m. FREE! wintervillecenter@gmail.com

    The Georgia Railroad

    (Winterville Train Depot, 101 Marigold Ln.) Gary Doster will talk about the history of the East Athens railroad. 

Tuesday, February 28

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Garden Travels with Director Wilf Nicholls

    UGA professors Jim Affolter and Cathy Pringle will speak on their experiences teaching college students on excursions across the world.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30 p.m. FREE! russlib@uga.edu

    The Rest of the Story Book Club

    Discuss works connected to the ongoing and upcoming exhibitions and programs at the library. Followed by gallery tours.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Kiese Laymon Reading

    The UGA Creative Writing Program presents Kiese Laymon, author of Long Division. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Wednesday, March 1

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Thursday, March 2

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA School of Law

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.law.uga.edu

    Edith House Lecture

    The Women Law Students' Association presents U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the 35th Edith House lecturer. Jackson will present "Reflections on My Journey as a Mother and a Judge."

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    6:30 p.m. FREE! wintervillecenter.com

    Poets of Winterville

    The group supports and encourages writing of original poetry. All ages and experience welcome.

Saturday, March 11

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE! artzar@gmail.com

    Writer's Circle

    (Hargrett Library) Serious writers may bring up to ten pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books form Hargrett's Collections.

Thursday, March 23

1 event

Lectures & Lit