Mon, 07/30/2018 - 3:31pm
A title that would make an extraordinary single article [or film], but this triumvirate of stories in the media over the weekend featuring Franklin College faculty provides a handy illustration of the breadth of arts and science scholarship. Professor emeritus of history James Cobb in TIME magazine: During the 1950s and ‘60s, New York-based publications like TIME, Newsweekor Harper’s regularly devoted special issues or special sections of…
Tags: Fibonacci Sequence, History, Anthropology, Nature, Scholarship, Research
Wed, 07/25/2018 - 2:39pm
Hugh Hodgson School of Music Thursday Scholarship Series and Create Your Own Season subscriptions are available for purchase and renewal now through Friday, July 27th: Whether you are a long-time patron, or a newcomer to our concert halls, we hope you will join us for what promises to be an outstanding year of classical favorites and exciting contemporary works. From Beethoven to Big Band, our talented students and faculty will inspire. While…
Tags: Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Scholarship, Tickets, Students, Performance, Faculty, Thursday Scholarship Series
Mon, 10/26/2015 - 1:07pm
Similar to how the world was grieving and in shock after 9/11, many of the public records after Lincoln's death presented a nation in mourning, Hodes said, but individual feelings and reactions varied.  And religion professor Derrick Lemons recently hosted the mini-conference "Theologically-Engaged Anthropology:" Along with Lemons, the scholars met Sept. 20-22 in Atlanta to discuss what theology could contribute to cultural anthropology and…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Campus Transit Facility, 1, John Templeton Foundation, Hurricane Florence, Scholarship
Thu, 10/15/2015 - 9:55am
At 4 p.m. this afternoon in the Chapel, NYU professor Martha Hodes will deliver the Gregory Distinguished Lecture: "Mourning Lincoln: The Assassination and the Aftermath of the Civil War," presented by  Martha Hodes, a professor of history at New York University. Public responses to Lincoln's assassination have been well chronicled, but Hodes is the first to delve into personal and private responses—of African-Americans and whites, yankees and…
Tags: Campus Transit Facility, lignin, Scholarship, Financial Planning Research Center
Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:43am
Spalding Distinguished Professor of History James Cobb takes to the pages of TIME magazine (via Zocalo Public Square, a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that blends live events and humanities journalism) to discuss the issues surrounding the removal of the confederate flag: In South Carolina, that flag might still be flying atop the state capitol had a torrent of threatened economic and tourist boycotts and pressure from the state’s business…
Tags: Black Alumni Leadership Council, NEA Big Read, Scholarship, Campus Transit Facility, politics
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:40pm
 James Cobb, Spalding Distinguished Professor of History, takes to the pages pixels of Time.com to discuss how “the end of the Civil War on April 9, 1865 was the beginning of the region’s identity": Confederate leaders may have believed they had built a unified nation in 1861, when they framed a new government and sent their troops off to war with hearty assurances of a quick and glorious victory. Amid the centennial observance of those events,…
Tags: Campus Transit Facility, Scholarship, cellular biology, faith
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 9:34am
This is certainly no joke, and already getting a lot of attention in the media. The digital humanities continue to take significant leaps forward with the use of maps as information graphics - and maybe they always have been, even in 2D, but add history, technology, data, narrative and... wow. Mapping Occupation, a recently launched web-based project by UGA and City University of New York historians, provides the first detailed look at where the…
Tags: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Campus Transit Facility, Tickets, common good, belief, faith, Scholarship