Will Alexander works in multiple genres. In addition to being a poet, he is also a novelist, essayist, aphorist, playwright, philosopher, visual artist and pianist. His books include Asia and Haiti, The Sri Lankan Loxodrome, and Compression and Purity. Alexander has taught at many colleges and universities, including the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, the University of California, and Hofstra University, among others.
“Post-Truths and People: The Armenian Genocide and its Negation,” Antonia Arslan, author and former professor of Italian modern and contemporary literature at the University of Padova, and Siobhan Nash-Marshall, professor of philosophy and the Mary T. Clark Chair of Christian Philosophy at Manhattanville College.
Sponsored by the Romance Languages Fund
Kofi Agawu, Princeton University Hughes-Rogers Professor of Music, will present a colloquium lecture on “Iconicity in African Musical Thought and Expression.”
The event is hosted by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the African Studies Institute and the Musicology/Ethnomusicology Student Association, and sponsored by the Willson Center.
For more information on the lecture, visit: http://www.franklin.uga.edu/chronicles/posts/iconicity-musicology-colloq...
"Identidades múltiples y agencias culturales en la construcción de la biografía de Juan de Espinosa Medrano (¿1629?-1688)," José Antonio Rodríguez Garrido, professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He will offer new critical perspectives for contemplating the life and work of Juan de Espinosa Medrano (circa 1629 - 1688), who rendered the Baroque poetics of Luis de Góngora into a distinctly American literary style and also adapted European dramatic models in the earliest Quechua theater.
"Freedom of Associate: The Case for Mostly Open Border," George Rainbolt, Georgia State University. Reception will follow lecture.
Elizabeth Corr, Art Partnerships Manager with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), will share examples of projects that combine art, science, and environmental activism. Sponsored by Watershed UGA and ICE.
The department of Classics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host a colloquium featuring visiting scholars Christiane Reitz and Simone Finkmann of the University of Rostock on Oct. 7 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 265 of Park Hall. The event is sponsored in part by a cooperative agreement between the University of Rostock and University of Georgia, and by the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Travel Program. The colloquium is free and the public is invited to attend.
A group discussion on Robinson Jeffers and his poetry. This Big Read event will be led by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor of the UGA College of Education and Tammy Gerson and Marsha Carlan of the Athens-Clarke County Library. For more information, visit: https://coe.uga.edu/events/recurring/big-read
Cows and Chickens: An Ecofeminist Pragmatist Perspective on Livestock