Franklin College

Linguistics Conference at UGA (LCUGA4)

LCUGA4 is an annual linguistics conference with a strong interdisciplinary focus. The theme this year is "Crossing Boundaries," presentations from students and faculty from UGA, as well as around the U.S. and abroad, that bridge the gap between linguistics and other fields will be presented. Admission to conference talks and plenary events is free for all UGA affiliates. In addition to more than 30 talks over the course of the conference weekend by student and faculty presenters from UGA, around the U.S., and abroad, the event also will feature three plenary speakers: 

Symposium: Tale of Black Histories

Tale of Black Histories is a 1971 avant-garde Caribbean play created collaboratively under Martinican writer Edouard Glissant's direction to teach Caribbeans their local histories and culture, excluded from colonial education, and to link their stories with historical heroes, literature, and experiences from across the African diaspora and postcolonial world. Glissant specialist Suzy Cater will introduce and contextualize the play.

Bob Inglis: "The Climate Conscience of a Conservative"

Bob Inglis.jpgInglis is a former South Carolina congressman and co-founder of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative, which promotes free-enterprise solutions to climate challenges.

Sponsored by the Division of Biological Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Public Health, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Georgia Initiative for Climate and Society, Odum School of Ecology and the School of Public and International Affairs.

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