Events

Artful Conversation: Theresa Pollack

07/18/2018 - 2:00pm

Join Sage Kincaid, assistant curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Theresa Pollak’s “Art Studio,” a work of art from Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection.

Seat in the Shade: A Summer Poetry Reading Series

07/18/2018 - 5:30pm

The summer poetry series "Seat in the Shade" kicks off July 11 with a slate of notable writers that include Georgia's poet laureate.

The event is hosted by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the University of Georgia College of Education.

Southern Women Artists Film Series: “Wise Blood”

07/19/2018 - 7:00pm

Wise Blood is the film adaptation of Flannery O’Connor’s acclaimed 1952 novel. After returning home from World War II, uneducated and irreligious U.S. Army veteran Hazel Motes (Brad Dourif) decides to make his way in the world by impersonating a priest and starting his own religion. Motes soon attracts a follower—a manic potato peeler named Enoch Emery (Dan Shot)—but things get complicated when he encounters fellow sidewalk charlatans Asa Hawks (Harry Dean Stanton) and his waif-like young daughter, Sabbath Lilly Hawks (Amy Wright).

Ally Community-Building Workshop

07/23/2018 - 9:00am

In this workshop hosted by the College of Education's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, you will learn skills related to generating awareness of how to leverage privilege for social change, initiating courageous conversations and dialogues across differences, consciousness-raising in speaking up and disrupting patterns of oppression and sustaining social change strategies that are consistent and meaningful.

This workshop counts toward the faculty/staff Certificate in Diversity & Inclusion.

Sunflower Music Series: Klezmer Local 42

07/24/2018 - 7:00pm

Klezmer Local 42 performs a danceable mix of Jewish folk music. They can’t refrain from incorporating other influences into their music including Classic Rock, swing, hip-hop, pop radio hits, tangos, and sea shanties. Chairs allowed on concession level only; picnic blankets encouraged on other levels. Presented by Friends of the Garden, Flagpole, Athens Coca-Cola and Northeast Sales & Distributing.

Seat in the Shade: A Summer Poetry Readings Series

07/25/2018 - 5:30pm

The summer poetry series "Seat in the Shade" kicks off July 11 with a slate of notable writers that include Georgia's poet laureate.

The event is hosted by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the University of Georgia College of Education.

Seat in the Shade: A Summer Poetry Readings Series

07/26/2018 - 5:30pm

The summer poetry series "Seat in the Shade" kicks off July 11 with a slate of notable writers that include Georgia's poet laureate.

The event is hosted by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the University of Georgia College of Education.

Southern Women Artists Film Series: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

07/26/2018 - 7:00pm

In this film adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer-Prize winning 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Scout Finch and her older brother, Jem, live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). When Atticus (Gregory Peck), their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson (Brock Peters) against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

Tuesday Tunes

08/07/2018 - 5:30pm

This free student music series that features new groups each month: 

July 3:

Cello Duo from 5:30-6:30, featuring Valentina Ignjic and Adriana Ceia, first-year doctoral students.

Jazz Quintet from 6:30-7:30, led by Michael Jarrell.

August 7:

Jazz Quintet 

All musiicans are current Hugh Hodgson School of Music undergrad and/or graduate students. The Savannah Room Restaurant & Bar are open during the performances.