Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:05pm
Three Franklin College faculty members have been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The awards, announced April 9, are among $18.6 million in NEH grants for 199 humanities projects across the country: Professor of Spanish Elizabeth Wright and associate professor of French Rachel Gabara of the Romance languages department were awarded $6,000 each for summer stipends, highly competitive grants that provide full-time…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Anthropology, UGA Innovation Gateway, Campus Transit Facility, Marriage of Figaro
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:36am
The African Studies Institute presents the 2018 Spring Lecture on Thursday, March 29 at 8 a.m. in the UGA Special Collections Library Auditorium. African philosopher Alloy S. Ihuah will present this year’s inaugural lecture, “MADIBAISM: An African Leadership Philosophy of the New Past and the Old Future.”  A member of the World Council on Values and the Nigerian Philosophical Association, Alloy Ihuah is a Professor of Philosophy in the…
Tags: concerto, Small Satellite Research Laboratory of UGA, Marriage of Figaro, Outstanding Advisor, garbage
Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:03am
UGA Opera Theatre will complete its trifecta of Mozart's three most famous operas created with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte in their production of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) this weekend: This energetic period production juxtaposes side-splitting comedy with biting social commentary, all illuminated through Mozart's ingenious score. It’s no surprise why Le nozze di Figaro is one of the most famous and beloved operas of all time.…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ecology Annex
Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:07pm
The African Studies Institute will present the 5th Biennial International Conference on Africa and its Diaspora, or BICAID 2017, Nov. 8 – 10, 2017 in the Tate Center. The theme of this year’s conference is “Voluntary or Involuntary: Migration and the Conceptualization of African Identities and Homeland.” Featured speakers at the three day international conference will include Afe Adogame of Princeton University, New Jersey, USA; Wandia Njoya of…
Tags: Marriage of Figaro, Opera Theatre
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:57am
The 2017 African Studies Fall Lecture brings University of Mississippi professor George Worlasi Kwasi Dor to campus to present "African Worlds Through Music: Diversity, Historicity and Homology in African Music Cultures" on Thursday October 19 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel. Dr. Dor is the McDonnell-Barksdale Chair of Ethnomusicology at Ole Miss. Dor bases his published articles, book chapters, and presentations on inductive research he has conducted…
Tags: Dawson Hall, festival, Marriage of Figaro, Financial Planning Research Center, women in science
Wed, 08/31/2016 - 10:05am
Human African trypanosomiasis, long known as sleeping sickness, is a vector-borne parasitic disease endemic to rural sub-Saharan Africa. A research team led by Kojo Mensa-Wilmot of cellular biology reports significant progress combating the disease in a newly published study: "There is a significant challenge in terms of trying to find new drugs to control the disease," said Kojo Mensa-Wilmot, professor and head of the department of cellular…
Tags: vitamin A, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, Marriage of Figaro, Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases
Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:50am
Diabre's lecture will focus on recent political developments in Burkina Faso, from the fight against constitutional change to the restoration of democracy, specifically the actions that led to the toppling of the Compaore regime to the parliamentary and presidential elections in 2015, in which he was a candidate. “Dr. Zéphirin Diabré is a foremost political figure in Burkina Faso and his insight on the recent political developments will be of…
Tags: DC semester, Financial Planning Research Center, 9, Marriage of Figaro, Politics
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 10:37am
Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) is an educational non‐profit organization based in the United States providing leadership and management training for women in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). This week the African Studies Institute presents a panel presentation featuring HERS - East Africa on Friday, February 19 beginning at 12:20 pm in the International Student Life Lounge, 210 Memorial Hall, and lasting into the afternoon. The…
Tags: Demosthenian Hall, Marriage of Figaro, Lamar Dodd School of Art, information, Outstanding Advisor
Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:22am
The UGA African Studies Institute, in conjunction with the Georgia University System African Council (USAC), will hold its 2015 Fall Lecture at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the UGA Special Collections Library. The lecture, "The Role of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights," will be delivered by past preseident of the USAC, Saba Jallow, professor of political science at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Jallow will provide an…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Marriage of Figaro
Tue, 12/02/2014 - 10:19am
Each month, we are humbled by the achievements of our faculty, staff and students. We list a few of the most recent here not to be boastful (though we are quite proud of your accomplishments) but as a simple acknowledgement: grouping together so many accolades from one college, over a short period of time, reminds us of the talent, productivity and professional engagement of colleagues all around us. That being said, the month just past brought…
Tags: Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Meeting, talk, Comparative Literature, ClinEpiDB, Institute of Bioinformatics, Marriage of Figaro, Sociology, Brandon Weiss, Performance