Considering My Own Racism: My College Years

I don't remember very much having to do with race during my college time, and those few memories are from my freshman and sophomore years. My last two years were almost completely "white." I attended Georgia College (now Georgia College and State University) from fall of 1976 through spring of 1980. Of the predominately white … Continue reading Considering My Own Racism: My College Years

Middle Georgia Tour: Georgia College and Memory Hill Cemetery

From Andalusia (yesterday's post), my pilgrimage continued into downtown Milledgeville to visit the Flannery O'Connor Room at Georgia College.  We parked by the front campus and walked across to cut through the main part of the campus to the library.  There were, of course, lots of students on the lawn and even a class in … Continue reading Middle Georgia Tour: Georgia College and Memory Hill Cemetery

How I Became an English Major (Or Just Follow the Signs: Part I)

I arrived in Milledgeville in September of 1976 as an "Undecided" major at Georgia College.  At that time, undecided majors got the one philosophy professor as their advisor.  Because no one, or nearly no one, majored in philosophy. My first quarter was easy to schedule.  I'd take some basic core courses in history, English, science.  … Continue reading How I Became an English Major (Or Just Follow the Signs: Part I)