Lecture

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why did a conservative housewife, an accountant and the 1964 Presidential candidate go green?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Brian Drake. Professor Drake teaches the second half of the U.S. history survey and courses in environmental history. His recent book, Loving Nature, Fearing the State, focuses on the relationship of the postwar American environmental movement to postwar politics and ideology.

Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

Lunchtime Time Machine: Did Europeans ever stop "going Medieval" on each other?

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This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Steve Soper. Professor Soper teaches the second half of the western civ survey and courses on modern Europe, Italy, and microhistory. He is working on a new book about political prisoners in southern Italy on the eve of Italian unification.  

Alice Walker: "Standing in Georgia, Writing to the World"

A native of Eatonton, Walker is the author of seven novels, including "The Color Purple," for which she became the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize.
Walker has been designated the Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding.

Walker will give a talk and read from her literary works in this keynote Delta Chair event. The event free and open to the public, and seating is general admission.

Overflow seating with a live video stream will be available nearby. Parking is available in the UGA North Campus Parking Deck on Jackson Street.

Visit by Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Inaugural Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding

Alice Walker, a native of Eatonton, Georgia, will visit the UGA campus Oct. 14 through Oct. 15. Walker is the author of novels, including The Color Purple, Meridian, and The Third Life of Grange Copeland, books of poetry and essays, and seminal collections of short stories, You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down and In Love and Trouble.  

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