Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

50th Anniversary Speaker Series

In celebration of SCUA's 50th Anniversary, we are hosting a speaker series with archivists, professors, collectors, and more! Join to hear about our collections, exhibits, archival work, and more! See the dates and view past recordings of the speaker series here.


February 22, 12pm: The Women Veterans Historical Project Celebrates Black History Month, Beth Ann Koelsch, YouTube Link

March 14, 12pm: A Conversation of Note: Curators Talk about the History of the UNCG Cello Music Collection, Stacey Krim and William Nelson, YouTube Link

April 7, 12pm: "I want Books extremely," George Herbert and the Soul of the Library, Dr. Christopher Hodgkins, YouTube Link

April 20, 12pm: Southern Activism, Black Voices, and the Long Archive, Dr. Tara Green, YouTube Link

May 11, 12pm: Bringing UNCG's Past to the Present: Building and Teaching with University Archives, Erin Lawrimore, YouTube Link

May 24, 12pm: The Life of Elreta Melton Alexander: Activism Within the Courts, Dr. Virginia L. Summey, YouTube Link

June 17, 12pm: Deciphering the Mysteries of UNCG's Cello Score Collection, Yuriy Leonovich, YouTube Link

July 15, 12pm: Blackwinging it in the Digital Age, Michael Parker, YouTube Link

August 18, 12pm: A Chat with Author and Educator Lee Zacharias, Lee Zacharias, YouTube Link

September 6, 12pm RESCHEDULED SPRING 2023: A Chat with Poet Lenard Moore, Lenard Moore, Zoom Link

September 16, 12pm RESCHEDULED SPRING 2023: Confessions of a Collector: The Robert C. Hansen Collection, Dr. Robert C. Hansen, Zoom Link

October 6, 12pm: Locating 'Jack the Ripper' in the Archives, Dr. Jill Bender, YouTube Link

October 20, 12pm: Signs of the Past: Campus Ghosts at UNCG, Carolyn Shankle, YouTube Link

November 18, 12pm: Read My Lips: Political Collections in the Archives, Patrick Dollar, Zoom Link

December 13, 12pm: Charles Dickens and His Christmas Ghost Stories, Kathelene McCarty Smith, Zoom Link