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Athens, GA 30605 United States
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September 2022

Signature Lectures: Valerie Boyd Tribute

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 300 S Hull Street
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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Georgia Writers Hall of Fame: Valerie Boyd Tribute Who: Rosalind Bentley, Karen Good Marable, Latria Graham, Tayari Jones, and Shay Youngblood, writers who collaborated with noted author and former UGA faculty member Valerie Boyd Location: Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Room 285 Atlanta native Valerie Boyd was a writer, teacher, editor and acclaimed biographer of Zora Neale Hurston. Her 2003 book, “Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston,” was celebrated as “the definitive Hurston biography for many…

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November 2022

Signature Lectures: Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, John Lewis Tribute

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 300 S Hull Street
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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Who: Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, co-author and illustrator of John Lewis’s “March” trilogy; moderated by Charlayne Hunter-Gault Location: Richard B. Russell Building, Special Collections Library, Room 285 Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis joined the Civil Rights Movement and became one of the founding figures of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) while attending Fisk University. With SNCC, Lewis led and participated in peaceful protests against segregation, including sit-ins at segregated lunch counters and Freedom Rides on…

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