2012 MFA Exit Show


This will just serve as a 'Save the Date' but the 2012 MFA Exit Show is coming up in the Lamar Dodd School of Art and it should be a good one. A great group of graduate students from a broad range of media come together for a show that goes on view March 23 in galleries all over the school. The opening reception will be that evening, (3/23) from 6-9 pm.

More details to follow.

History of the American Novel


Henry James, Henry Miller, James Baldwin, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, James Agee, Alice Walker, William Faulkner, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Stephen Crane, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ralph Ellison, William Burroughs, Ernest Hemingway, Eudora Welty, Truman Capote, Joan Didion, William Gaddis, Cormac McCarthy, Joseph Heller, Jack Kerouac. To many people, myself included, this list of Americans merits consideration as the founders of our country as least as much as Jefferson, Madison...

Music Notes


News of recent achievements by faculty and students in the Hugh Hodsgon School of Music.

  • On March 1st, Mitos Andaya was honored at the UGA Student Government Association Annual Professor Recognition Ceremony and presented with an award for “outstanding commitment to students and academic excellence at the University of Georgia.”  She and 14 other professors were selected for this honor out of the 60...

Hollywood in the New Millenium


By many accounts, Hollywood has been in the midst of a transformation since at least 2000, the result of changing consumer habits, the bubble burst of 2001, the decline of DVD sales and rentals beginning in 2007, and the collapse of financial markets in 2008. And then there's Netflix.

A pioneering specialist in the history of the American film industry, Tino Balio will be at UGA this week to lecture on the relationship of the...

Dodd Professorial Chair exhibit


There are currently several great exhibitions on display in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, yet another of which is the ongoing show by the 2012 Dodd Professorial Chair, Kristen Morgin. The Dodd Chair allows the faculty to invite a guest to join their ranks for a semester (or two), teach classes, create new work and generally be a part of the goings-on in the school. They...