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Tuesday, February 19

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Wednesday, February 20

3 events

Lectures & Lit

Thursday, February 21

4 events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! mkapelewski@athenslibrary.org

    For the Philo of Philosophy Book Discussion Group

    Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    The book of the month is Freedom Train: the Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling. 

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5-6 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    Art Lecture

    (Room S150) Michael Perekrestov lectures on "The Last Days of the Last Tsar."

  • Barnes & Noble

    7-8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Meet the Author

    Western historian Mark Warren will discuss and sign copies of three of his books. 

Friday, February 22

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Miller Learning Center

    12:20-1:10 p.m. FREE! tlhat@uga.edu

    Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

    (Room 250) Adrienne Baldwin presents "'Let's Netflix and Chill': How College Students Negotiate and Communicate About Sex."

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    5:30 p.m. FREE! willson.uga.edu

    Stephanie McCurry

    Stephanie McCurry, a Columbia University historian, speaks on "Reconstructing: A Georgia Woman's Life Amidst the Ruins."

Saturday, February 23

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Normal Books

    5 p.m. (sign-ups), 6–8 p.m. (readings). FREE! athenswritersassociation.wordpress.com

    Open Mic

    Share your favorite poems, a passage from your novel or a story from days gone by. Each reader can share up to eight minutes of material. Co-hosted by Normal Books and the Athens Writers Association.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    4-6 p.m. FREE! uufa@uuathensga.org

    Book Launch

    Join Clela Reed for a reading and launch of her poetry book, Or Current Resident

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    1-5 p.m. FREE! 706-542-5788

    Rosenwald Schools Symposium

    (Room 271) Dr. Mary Hoffschwelle will deliver the keynote address on the Rosenwald Fund Schools and their role in the African-American community. 

Monday, February 25

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Wednesday, February 27

2 events

Lectures & Lit

Thursday, February 28

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Aralee Strange Lecture

    Dr. Maisha Winn, Chancellor's Leadership Professor in the School of Education at the University of California, Davis, speaks on "'I don't want us to forget the fire': Literacy, Activism and Black Literate Lives Overview."

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    The book of the month is Freedom Train: the Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling. 

Friday, March 1

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Miller Learning Center

    12:20-1:10 p.m. FREE! tlhat@uga.edu

    Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

    (Room 250) Cassia Roth presents "Policing Pregnancy: Statecraft, Poverty, and Reproductive Health in Early Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro, Brazil."

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Graphic novel author Lucy Knisley signs copies of her book, Kid Gloves.

Saturday, March 2

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • First AME Church

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-247-6777

    Meet the Author

    Michael Thurmond will discuss his book, A Story Untold: Black Men & Women in Athens History.

Tuesday, March 5

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné

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

    Reading by Heid Erdrich

    Writer Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway, is the author of five collections of poetry and editor of two anthologies of literature by Native writers.

  • ACC Library

    6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-352-2060

    Meet the Author

    Children's book author Nick Bruel will discuss his book, Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble.

Thursday, March 7

2 events

Lectures & Lit

Saturday, March 9

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Sunday, March 10

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    UUFA Forum

    The new ACC Chief of Police, Cleveland Spruill, will lead a discussion on his role in the position. 

Thursday, March 14

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Saturday, March 16

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Special Collections Library

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

    Hargrett Writers Circle

    (3rd floor) Writers group to share work of any genre, discuss, and explore the process of writing and publishing. 

Sunday, March 17

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    3-5 p.m. FREE! www.mmcc-arts.org

    Meet the Author

    George Hart and Sonny Seals will discuss their book, Historic Rural Churches of Georgia

Thursday, March 21

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Friday, March 22

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Miller Learning Center

    12:20-1:10 p.m. FREE! tlhat@uga.edu

    Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

    (Room 250) Ingie Hovland presents "What is a Christian Woman?"