Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:26am
Every year, UGA Department of Mathematics and Math Club hold an annual High School Varsity Math Tournament on the UGA campus, to foster the mathematical education in Georgia and neighboring states. The tournament consists of three challenging rounds: ciphering, written and team collaboration. Each school may enter from one to three 4-student teams, who will compete in the usual written and ciphering rounds. (Fewer than four persons may compete…
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 10:17am
The screening and public discussion are sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Hinojosa's visit kicks off community events organized by LACSI and UGA Libraries to coincide with National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. During the observance, the importance of Latinos in Georgia's social, economic and political fabric as well as the challenges…
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Wed, 08/26/2015 - 4:33pm
Long-time and much loved professor Thomas E. Polk II (retired 2006) died in 2014. Using funds donated to the School in his memory, the art history area is organizing a one-day conference on medieval architecture. By honoring Professor Polk’s memory in this way we also hope to highlight the academic and intellectual importance of the study of the medieval world and its architecture. By venturing “outside the lines” we are presenting evidence for…
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 5:24pm
Christy Desmet and Sujata Iyengar, co-founders and co-editors of the award-winning, scholarly, multimedia journal Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation (B&L) announce an international conference on “Appropriation in an Age of Global Shakespeare” in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the founding of B&L. We have joined forces with the ongoing Symposium on the Book at the University of Georgia, run by…
Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:42pm
Great panel discussion on tap tonight in the Lamar Dodd School of Art:  The Dodd Galleries present a panel discussion on the exhibition "Negritud in Latin American Art" this evening in Gallery 101, 6-7pm. Join Dodd art instructor Stanley Bermudez discuss his curated exhibition "Negritud in Latin American Art" with Lesley Feracho, associate professor in the department of romance languages and the Institute of African-American Studies and Ximena…
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Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:15am
A.B. in anthropology, A.B. in Latin American and Caribbean studies, minor in ecology Freshman year, I pursued interests in archeology, interning for a semester in the archeology lab under Jared Wood. I worked on digitizing data for a Native American mound site in Southwest Georgia. The following summer, I interned in Malang, Indonesia, teaching English at a kindergarten and living with a host family for nearly two months. This was a…
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Tue, 10/08/2013 - 9:52am
MEDLIFE meeting features speaker, service opportunities By JESSICA LUTON jluton@uga.edu A meeting tonight offers students a closer look at research and service at UGA. At 7:30 p.m., at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center in room 214, a meeting for the UGA chapter of the student organization MEDLIFE will feature a lecture from UGA Anthropology professor Susan Tanner. The event is of interest to any student interested in the ways in which culture…
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Thu, 09/12/2013 - 3:51pm
In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson established Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize and celebrate the cultures of Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, and Spanish-speaking regions and countries of Central and South America. The week long event was expanded to 30 days in 1988 by President Reagan and National Hispanic Heritage Month is now celebrated annually from September 15- October 15. UGA will present events throughout the month the highlight the…
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Tue, 02/26/2013 - 8:54am
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute hosts a cross-disciplinary conversation today at 4 p.m. at the LACSI Hull Street HQ: "Washington Think Tanks and American Policy Toward Latin America: Why Think Tanks Are Influential and Why Universities Are Not—And Why You Just Might Want to Work There," with featured speaker Howard J. Wiarda, former head of the UGA department of international affairs. LACSI Cross-Disciplinary Conversations…
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