Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:42am
"Better Together: Third Party Helping is Enhanced When the Decision to Help is Made Jointly,” Dr. Ashley Harrell King, assistant professor of sociology at Duke University. Abstract: Past work has typically conceptualized the decision to help a dependent other as an individual decision. But unilateral giving is often initiated at the group level. And there are compelling reasons to expect that the helping behavior initiated jointly by multiple…
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:23am
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Anna Brickhouse, Professor of English at the University of Virginia and award-winning author of The Unsettlement of America (Oxford, 2014) and Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge, 2005). Professor Brickhouse is a recipient of  Professor Brickhouse’s talk, “An Earthquake History of the Americas,” will take place on Monday, November 25th, at 4:30 p.m. in 265 Park…
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 2:41pm
"The Geopolitics of Cyberspace: Global Political Trends and Their Impact on Security, Privacy and Human Rights," Sebastian Kaempf, senior lecturer in peace and conflict studies in the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland (Australia). This talk is supported by a Short-Term Visiting Fellow grant from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Kaempf's latest book, Saving Soldiers or Civilians?, was…
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 2:31pm
"Italy at the Margins of Empire: Pastoral as a Way of Seeing," Jane Tylus, professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, Yale University. Tylus's lecture is hosted by the Early Modern Studies Research Group, an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant-funded research project in the Global Georgia Initiative of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Matching funds are provided by Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and the departments of…
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 2:29pm
"From Urban Design to Student Hazing, the Georgia Colonists to the State Seal: The Entangled, Global Histories of Freemasonry and the Visual Arts," Alisa Luxenberg, professor of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century European Art. From this emerging field of scholarship, Luxenberg will introduce several key relationships and methodological problems by way of examples from the forthcoming volume on the topic that she co-edited with Reva Wolf, along…
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 2:23pm
UGA's Colloquium in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century British Literature and the Franklin College Office of Inclusion & Diversity Leadership present: "'for dead weight': Sugar, Literature, and Anti-Slavery Material Culture," a lecture by a 2019 Franklin Visiting Fellow Patricia Matthew, associate professor of English at Montclair State University. When British abolitionists called for a sugar boycott in the late 1790s, they pointed to women…
Wed, 10/02/2019 - 11:52am
Dr. Esendugue Fonsah is a professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics. He received his doctoral degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Nigeria. Dr. Fonsah was awarded the Senior Scientist Award of Excellence in Extension at UGA, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Tifton, GA. Furthermore, he received the Banana Worldwide Research Certificate in Guatemala. Dr. Fonsah has conducted research in farm management,…
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 10:42am
Corey Madden is an award-winning writer and director, Executive Director of the Kenan Institute for the Arts and a faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. At the Kenan Institute for the Arts Madden directs strategic initiatives that creatively blend the arts, enterprise, and innovative practice to positively impact the lives and careers of artists. Three programmatic themes — Creative Leaders, Creative Campus, and…
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 10:35am
The speaker for the annual Gregory Distinguished lecture is Tiya Miles, who will speak on, " 'This Sack': Reconstructing Enslaved Women's Lives Through Objects." Miles is professor of History and Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is a public historian, academic historian, and creative writer whose work explores the intersections of African American, Native American and women’s histories.  
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 10:28am
Elena Bianchelli, senior lecturer in the department of classics at UGA, will give a gallery talk in the exhibition “Storytelling in Renaissance Maiolica."  
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 10:25am
Dr. Juana Suárez, director of NYU's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program will deliver a lecture titled "The Visible and the Invisible: Documenting Latin American Moving Image Archives" on the place of audiovisual archives in shaping cultural histories in the region, comparing similarities and differences in their constituencies in order to analyze the administrative forces that currently shape archival practices, chief among them the…
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 9:45am
Education writer Paul Tough will give a talk associated with his newest book, The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us, which will be published Sept. 10. The event is presented by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and the Institute of Higher Education at UGA in partnership with Avid Bookshop. Books will be available at the event and may also be pre-ordered through Avid. Tough is the author of Helping Children Succeed …
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 9:41am
"Discerning the Devil Among Us: The Spiritual Instruction of Murder on the Early Modern Stage and Page," Mary Floyd-Wilson, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor and chair of the department of English and comparative literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mary Floyd-Wilson works in the field of early modern English literature, primarily drama placed in cultural, social, and intellectual contexts. Past projects…
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 9:40am
"Reinvigorating the Library Research Session in Women's Studies" Amber Prentiss, UGA Libraries.    
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 9:26am
"Undoing Disparities in Faculty Workloads," Dr. KerryAnn O’Meara, professor of higher education and associate dean, University of Maryland. Many faculty and academic leaders experience the inequitable allocation and rewards of teaching, mentoring, and service work in the academic workplace. O’Meara, PI of the NSF-funded Faculty Workload and Rewards Project, will share the latest social science research on implicit biases as they relate to…
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:59am
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents lawyer, scholar, and author Sarah Deer (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 19th, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602.  This event is free and open to the public. Deer has…
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:27am
"'A Seat at the Table': Black Women Administrators' Narratives of Struggle and Support in the Ivory Tower," Rosemary E. Phelps, Counseling and Human Development Services; Kecia M. Thomas, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences; Nichole Ray, Women's Studies; and Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Women's Studies and Adult Education.
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:22am
“Crusoe’s Absence: Sugar Economies and the Ingenuity of Realism,” Barbara Fuchs, professor of English and Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA. Fuchs's lecture is hosted by the Early Modern Studies Research Group, an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant-funded research project in the Global Georgia Initiative of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Matching funds are provided by Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the departments of English…
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:18am
"Gender Differences in the Dating Experiences of African American Young Adults: The Challenge of Forming Romantic Relationships Within the Context of Power Imbalance," Leslie Gordon Simons, Sociology.
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:13am
"Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers," Carl Richard, professor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Part of the Classics Department celebration of 50 Years of Education Abroad.    
Tue, 09/03/2019 - 11:03am
“Was It Justice? Convict Labor And The Practice Of Punishment In America,” Dr. Mary Ellen Curtin, associate professor of history at American University. The lecture will explore the history of forced labor as legal punishment for men and women, black and white.   The event is co-sponsored by Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, Department of English, Department of History, the Institute for African…
Fri, 08/30/2019 - 2:57pm
"The Hallowed Grounds Project: Slavery, Memory and Engagement at the University of Alabama," Dr. Hilary Green, associate professor of history and co-program director of African American Studies in the Department of Gender and Race Studies at the University of Alabama. Green earned her Ph.D. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010, her M.A. in History from Tufts University in 2003 and her B.A. in History with…
Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:15am
"DIY Primatology: Building Careers," Dr. Dorothy Fragazy, UGA Department of Psychology. Keynote talk presented at the 2019 meeting of the American Society of Primatologists  
Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:24pm
PhD Candidate Joshua Chu will presents his dessertation defense seminar on "Understanding the role of cardiolipin in Helicobacter pylori flagellar synthesis"
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 4:11pm
"Gendered Prisoner Societies: Structure and Status in Male and Female Prison Units," Derek Kreager, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Penn State.