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It’s a Southern Thing: Culture in the South in the Early Twentieth Century.
November 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
It’s a Southern Thing: Culture in the South in the Early Twentieth Century symposium concludes with three lectures on Saturday, November 5, 9:30–12:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. Lecture: Ellen Axson Wilson.
Erick D. Montgomery, executive director of Historic Augusta, Inc., discusses the first Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, who had forged a successful career for herself as an artist before becoming First Lady in 1913. FREE.
10:30 a.m. Lecture: Writers in Augusta.
Writer James Garvey is a former English and journalism professor at Augusta University and founding chair of its Department of Communication. He discusses Augusta’s successful authors in the first quarter of the twentieth century. FREE.
11:30 a.m. Lecture: The Culture of the Golden Blocks.
Corey Rogers, staff historian at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, discusses the rich cultural ferment of Augusta’s Laney Walker neighborhood. FREE.