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POSTPONED: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Other Night School series has been postponed. Watch for updates and other exciting, virtual SOTA content soon.
 
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  • The Harlem Renaissance and "The New Negro"
    with Stacy Boyd, Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Center for Diversity and Inclusion

    Tuesday, September 1 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    Carnegie Library, Newnan *No Alcohol Served*
    Join us for a thought-provoking conversation about the historical, cultural, and political landscapes surrounding what one scholar described as "Black America's spiritual coming of age.”

  • A Tale of Three Stadiums
    with Andy Walter, Professor of Geosciences

    Tuesday, September 15 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    The Hub, Carrollton
    Join us for a discussion about Atlanta's new stadiums and what they reveal about the economic, political, and urban geographies underlying the recent and dramatic growth of the sports industry.

  • SPECIAL EVENT: Blackwell Prize in Painting Winner Ana Fernandez
    with Ana Fernandez, Blackwell Prize in Painting Winner

    Tuesday, September 22 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    UWG Newnan Center
    Join us for an artist talk by Ana Fernandez, the 2020 recipient of The Blackwell Prize in Painting (worth $10,000), administered by UWG’s School of the Arts. Fernandez holds a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from UCLA.

  • Enjoying Jazz Through Targeted Listening
    with Ben Geyer, Assistant Professor of Music

    Tuesday, October 6 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    Serenbe
    A handful of targeted listening strategies can transform jazz from tangled web to beautiful soundscape. In this talk you’ll learn what to listen for and get your foot in the door of this rich musical tradition.

  • Parties, Politics, and Presidents: The 2020 Election in Historical Perspective
    with Daniel Williams

    Tuesday, October 13 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    UWG Newnan Center
    Join us as we go beyond the headlines to find out how we reached this moment in our national politics–and what the current election might mean for the future of the Democratic and Republican parties.

  • Reading the Renaissance
    with Meg Pearson, Professor of English

    Tuesday, October 20 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    Carnegie Library, Newnan *No Alcohol Served*
    Trying to read and comprehend Renaissance/older literature can feel like staring off a cliff, but we’ll dive right into the language and cultural secrets, and read as the Renaissance did (except with less plague).

  • Revolution, Romanticism, and the Birth of the Guitar
    with Kyle Grimes, Professor of English, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Tuesday, November 3 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    The Hub, Carrollton
    Early nineteenth-century Britain was a site of political revolutions, Romantic literature, and—surprisingly—the emergence of the guitar as a (semi-)respectable instrument. Join us for a musico-literary conversation exploring the relations between these political, cultural, and aesthetic movements.

  • The WAC Is a Soldier Too: The US Women’s Army Corps
    with Stephanie Chalifoux

    Tuesday, November 10 | 6:00 pm reception, 6:30 pm talk
    Serenbe
    Controversy surrounded the enlistment of women in the military during World War II. Let's explore what sparked opposition and how these patriotic women defied gender ideals of the era.