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Thursday, February 22

4 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Baldwin Hall

    3:30 p.m. FREE! spia.uga.edu

    George S. Parthemos Lecture

    (Room 480) Ohio State University political scientist Janet M, Box-Steffensmeiser will present "The Importance of Studying Difference and Change in the Social Sciences."

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE! thegeorgiareview.com

    Issue Release Party

    The Georgia Review presents a reading from "Harm's Way" by Karen Hays in celebration of the Winter issue. 

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Aralee Strange Lecture

    Dr. Shirley Brice Heath will give a talk titled, "The Arts as Brick and Mortar of Community Building." 

  • UGA Chapel

    4 p.m. FREE! willson.uga.edu

    Journalism and the Contemporary South

    Speakers include Valerie Boyd, Richard Fausset, Eliza Borné, Chuck Reece, Alysia Nicole Harris and Pete McCommons. Charles Davis moderates.

Friday, February 23

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Cedar Shoals High School

    5–8 p.m. FREE! williecraddickjr@gmail.com

    Book Release Party

    (Auditorium) Meet local teen author Willie Craddick Jr. in celebration of his second book They Counted Us Out.

Saturday, February 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Brittney Cooper will be in conversation with Nsenga Burton for Cooper's newest work Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

Sunday, February 25

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Authors

    (Prince Ave.) Meet local author and cartoonist Eleanor Davis in celebration of her latest book Why Art? See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

  • Ciné Barcafé

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

    Black Panther Panel Discussion

    Freda Scott Giles and Lesley G. Feracho lead a community panel discussion titled "The Black Panther film: Hope or Hype?"

Monday, February 26

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Tuesday, February 27

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30 p.m. FREE! jhebbard@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. February's selection is Prohibition in Atlanta by Ron Smith and Mary Boyle.

  • Graduate Athens

    12 p.m. FREE! www.globalescapes.com/events

    Travel Talk

    Learn about Celebrity Cruise Lines with Global Escapes. 

Thursday, March 1

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Friday, March 2

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Saturday, March 3

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Morton Theatre

    1 p.m. FREE! 706-247-6777, aabhbowl@gmail.com

    Michael L. Thurmond Lecture

    Speaker Derrick P. Alridge is a professor at the University of Virginia the author of The Educational Thought of W.E.B. DuBois: An Intellectual History. Presented by the Athens Area Black History Committee.

Monday, March 12

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Monday, March 19

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $125. rankinfoundation.org/itstime2talk

    "It's Time to Talk: Forums on Race"

    (Grand Hall) Hosted by the Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund in partnership with Piedmont Athens and the UGA Student Government Association. Dialogue is led by trained Racial Justice Facilitators.

Tuesday, March 20

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Meet Benjamin Zawacki in celebration of Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the U.S. and a Rising China.

Saturday, March 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit