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Tags: American South

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:47am
May 17-19. Registration, $90 for non-members and $65 for SLSA members, is available online at Several events will be free and open to the public. Attendees from around the U.S., England, Northern Ireland and India will discuss the past and present of labor and working-class history in the U.S. South.  Panels, workshops, roundtables and keynotes will discuss many subjects including mining, farming, food processing,…
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:10am
From cross-cultural and social adaptability to increased intelligence, cognition and empathy, there are a number of ways to approach the myriad benefits of knowing multiple languages. Included among these, brain fitness: Multilingualism has been shown to have many social, psychological and lifestyle advantages. Moreover, researchers are finding a swathe of health benefits from speaking more than one language, including faster stroke recovery and…
Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:05am
In addition to these service and professional activities, having served in the academic senate at UGA as well as the University Council, Assaf teaches a First-Year Odyssey seminar on the civilization of ancient Egypt. As a new professor whose arrival coincided with that of the computer age, Assaf was instrumental in helping the Romance languages department become more computerized. His continued engagement with that aspect of his professional…
Fri, 09/27/2013 - 10:11am
On Monday Sept. 30 and Tuesday Oct. 1, the UGA dance department welcomes a very special guest to campus for performances and a lecture: Lénablou is a renowned choreographer, scholar, and activist known for her innovative promotion of Caribbean performance cultures through her dance technique: the Techni’Ka. Based in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, her dance company TRILOGIE has toured across the world giving performances in Senegal,…

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