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Tags: Identity

Fri, 02/04/2022 - 3:57pm
Shannon Rodriguez studies a dialect of English spoken by Latinos born in Georgia, a particular blend of Southern drawl, clipped Latino vowels and a more general mainstream American accent. Speakers pull features from each to emphasize different parts of their identity. In January, she presented her dissertation on the topic “Latino English in Georgia:  a sociophonetic analysis of ethnicity and identity” to the board of regents. The work has a…
Mon, 02/15/2021 - 11:11am
The 2021 Emerging Scholars Symposium: “Visualizing Identity: Exploring Dimensions of the Self through Art” will showcase research by current graduate students and other emerging scholars related to themes of art and identity throughout the history of visual and material culture. The symposium is presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Emma Amos: Color Odyssey” in partnership with UGA’s Association of Graduate Art Students. A Black Atlantan…
Thu, 01/23/2020 - 2:41pm
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a research fellowship to Rachel Gabara, associate professor in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences’ department of Romance languages, funded as a part of more than $30 million in new NEH grants for 188 humanities projects nationwide. The fellowship will fund the completion of Gabara’s second book manuscript. The project, “Reclaiming Realism: From Documentary Film in…
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:03pm
Beginning Tuesday March 20, UGA Theatre presents “BFE” by Julia Cho, directed by professor Farley Richmond: Panny is an ordinary 14-year-old Korean American girl living in a typical suburb, but not everything is as idyllic as it first appears. Her low self esteem is exacerbated when her agoraphobic mother offers plastic surgery to soften her Asian features as a birthday present. Panny’s world constricts around itself, tightening with each…
Tue, 01/30/2018 - 11:03am
Great story celebrating a longtime faculty member, a revamped facility that will directly benefit students, and the enduring power of philanthropy: A recent renovation of the recording control room at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music features improved recording quality and more opportunities for performers and engineers. The renovation was made possible by a donation from the late Cora Nunnally Miller, the stepdaughter of the school’s namesake,…
Mon, 04/06/2015 - 10:46am
All proceeds from Sunday's CD sales go to the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Scholarship Fund. The album may also be purchased from Zimdars' Amazon page. Kudos on a fantastic career onstage and in the classroom, and congratulations to one of our best.
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:52am
Imagine you're a major research university, with aspirations for rising in the ranks. Everything from your endowment to annual extramural funding dollars can be included in quantifiable metrics you use to measure your progress. But there are other aspects of your impact that can be more difficult to quantify. For example, how good is the history department? How strong is your art school? Clear metrics on those endeavors rarely pop up, but when…

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