Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:49pm
We regret that we need to cancel this event. Thanks for your understanding.  "Daring to Disappoint in Full Color," Özge Samanci, associate professor, Northwestern University School of Communication. Samanci is a graphic novelist and media artist. Her autobiographical graphic novel Dare to Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey was published by Farrar Straus Giroux in 2015. The book received international press attention and was positively reviewed in …
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:48pm
We regret that we need to cancel this event. Thanks for your understanding.  "Feminism and Scholarly Publishing," Lisa Bayer and Melissa Gamble, UGA Press.  
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:46pm
We regret that we need to cancel this event. Thanks for your understanding.  "Searching for Home: Africans in Europe," Helon Habila, award-winning Nigerian-American author. Habila's talk is the department of comparative literature’s annual Betty Jean Craige Lecture. It is also presented as part of the Global Georgia Initiative of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, and in partnership with the African Studies Institute. Habila was born in…
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:44pm
Please check back for rescheduling information.  We thank you for your understanding.  Nell Andrew and Isabelle Wallace will present lectures focused on their ongoing research. The Lamar Dodd School of Art is a community of makers and scholars dedicated to pursuing advanced research in the fields of art, art history and art education. Several times each year, faculty share current research and work in progress with colleagues and students,…
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:41pm
We regret that we need to cancel this event. Thanks for your understanding.  "Selling Effortless Beauty at Glossier," Jaleesa Reed, Ph.D. candidate, Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors  
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:40pm
The Louise McBee lecture has been postponed until fall 2020.  Check for updates: https://ihe.uga.edu/louise-mcbee-lectures   Dr. Joan Gabel, president of the University of Minnesota, will deliver the 31st annual McBee Lecture.  
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:36pm
Bart Elmore, environmental historian at the Ohio State University, presents the Capitalists Souths, Graduate Student Conference Keynote lecture: "Countryside Capitalism: How Businesses from the American South Transformed Global Economies and Ecosystems in the 20th Century" Elmore is an associate professor of history at Ohio State University and a member of the Sustainable and Resilient Economy Discovery Group at OSU. His first book, Citizen Coke…
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:34pm
Artist talk with performer and artist Dynasty Handbag (also known as Jibz Cameron), part of Ad•verse Fest. Jibz Cameron is a performer and video artist living in Los Angeles. Her multi-media performance work as alter ego Dynasty Handbag has spanned 15 years and been presented at such institutions as MOCALA, PS1, The Kitchen, REDCAT, and The Broad Museum, among others. She has been heralded by The New York Times as “the funniest and most pitch…
Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:27pm
"Walking with My Ancestors," Ama Aduonum, professor of ethnomusicology, Illinois State University. Franklin College Visiting Artist/Scholar and African Studies Spring Lecture. Sponsored by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the African Studies Institute, the Institute for Women’s Studies, the Institute for African American Studies, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the departments of religion, history, and English, Dr. Steven Valdez, Dr…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:38pm
The Ann Orr Morris Memorial Fund presents Beverly Penn, Visiting Artist in Jewelry and Metalwork.  Penn’s sculpture speaks to the power of this desire. Her work explores the contradicting need to both idealize and modify the natural environment. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships including a Rockefeller Foundation residency in Bellagio, Italy; a Connemara Conservancy Artist Grant; grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts and a…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:34pm
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History will be supporting monthly informal talks by local scientists who work with or benefit from interactions with the Georgia Museum of Natural History. Talks are planned to be outdoors next to the lovely Mary Kahrs Warnell Memorial Garden and Pond, also known as the "Turtle Pond" on South Campus. If the weather is less lovely, meet in the nearby River Basin Center building. The Friends will provide…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:32pm
“Whitewashing: How Obama Used Implicit Racial Cues as a Defense Against Political Rumors,” Vincent L. Hutchings, Hanes Walton Jr. Collegiate Professor and Research Professor, The University of Michigan.
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:31pm
"Music, Black Feminism and the Transatlantic: Black Brazilian Artists, Affirmation, Critique and Experimentation in the 21st Century," Lesley Feracho, Romance languages and African American Studies.  
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:29pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright will speak on “The Future of Terrorism” as the Ferdinand Phinizy Lecture of the department of history. The lecture is presented in partnership with the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts as part of the Global Georgia Initiative public event series, and with the School for Public and International Affairs and the Center for International Trade and Security. The event is also part of UGA's Spring…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:28pm
The UGA English Department's Ballew Lecture Series presents "Victorians on Broadway: Melodrama and Gender Performance in Jekyll and Hyde," a talk by Dr. Sharon Aronofsky Weltman, the William E. "Bud" Davis Alumni Professor at Louisiana State University. A specialist in nineteenth-century British literature and culture with approximately 70 publications in print, forthcoming, or under contract, her current research branches into two areas:…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:20pm
"Women at the Forefront of Global Solutions: Plastic, Recycling, and Haiti," Chris Cuomo, women's studies and philosophy; and Jenna Jambeck, engineering.  
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:17pm
DeKalb County CEO and Athens historian Michael L. Thurmond will discuss his book A Story Untold: Black Men and Women in Athens History, updated and re-released in 2019, 40 years after its original publication.  Thurmond has served as chief executive officer of DeKalb County, one of the most diverse counties in the Southeast, since January 2017. Thurmond is widely regarded as a “turnaround expert” after fundamentally transforming the culture and…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:16pm
Mildred Barya will give a talk on her poetry. Barya is a Ugandan poet and fiction writer who has authored three poetry books: Give Me Room to Move My Feet (Amalion Publishing, 2009), The Price of Memory After the Tsunami (Mallory International, 2006), and Men Love Chocolates But They Don’t Say (Femrite Publications, 2002). She teaches creative writing at University of North Carolina, Asheville, and is a board member of African Writers Trust.…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:13pm
“The Sacred Anthropocene: On Religious Interpretations of Planetary Change,” Willis Jenkins, professor of religion, ethics, and environment, University of Virginia. Presented by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts in partnership with the departments of anthropology and religion and the Coasts, Climates, the Humanities, and the Environment Consortium. Jenkins is the author of two award-winning books, Ecologies of Grace: Environmental…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:12pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Diane Batts Morrow and the intriguing question, "What do you mean black Catholic nuns taught in 1830s Baltimore?" Morrow teaches courses on African American history, and she is the author of "Persons of Color and Religious at the Same Time: The Oblate Sisters of Providence, 1862-1860". Free pizza will be served. This special edition of the LunchTime Time…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 4:24pm
UGA recognizes the 19th Amendment Centenary with Women’s History Month celebrations In recognition of the 2020 national Women’s History Month theme “Valiant Women of the Vote,” the Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia will be hosting numerous programs in March that honor the centennial of the 19thAmendment. This year’s Women’s History Month Keynote Address will be presented by Lisa Tetrault, associate professor of history…
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 1:06pm
"'To Kill or not Kill an Ant': Critiquing Opinion Writing Practices in Public Elementary School with Feminist and Nonmodern Philosophies," Shara Cherniak, Women's Studies and Educational Theory and Practice.  
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:59pm
The UGA Department of English and the Franklin College Office of Diversity and Inclusion are pleased to present a lecture, "Shakespeare and Academic 'Redlining,'" given by 2020 Visiting Scholar Dr. Tripthi Pillai of Coastal Carolina University. Her public lecture on the topic of Shakespeare and "redlining" in the context of U.S. and global higher education spaces and culture will foreground the pedagogical and research practices that, she argues…
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:57pm
"'She Persisted In Her Revolt': Slavery and Freedom in the French Caribbean," Jennifer Palmer, history.  
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:54pm
"These Beautiful End Times: Omens and Aesthetics in the Medieval South Asian State," Dr. Marko Geslani.