2011-05-01

Gone with the Wind Screenings, lectures & more

Friday, May 6, 2011
Exhibit Opening and Reception
Join us for the opening of a one-of-a-kind exhibit featuring never before exhibited materials highlighting Margaret Mitchell's life during the writing of Gone With the Wind and in the days leading up to its publication.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Seminars and Documentary ScreeningA variety of authors and experts will discuss Margaret Mitchell, Gone With the Wind, and its impact on literature and the world at large. On hand will be John Wiley, considered by many to be an expert on Margaret Mitchell and Gone With the Wind, to discuss his new book, noted Gone With the Wind memorabilia collector and author Herb Bridges, UGA's Albert B. Saye Professor of History Dr. John Inscoe, and others.

We will be screening Change in the Wind;, the latest documentary from Emmy-winning filmmaker C.B. Hackworth, who along with Mary Taylor, former director of the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum will dicuss the never before seen aspect of Mitchell's life uncovered in the documentary. Following a break for dinner, we will be treated to a performance of Mrs. Marsh, a one-woman play written by Melita Easters based on the letters of Margaret Mitchell.
Please contact Leandra Nessel at (706) 542-3879 or lnessel@uga.edu  for more details and a timeline of events!

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