Alonzo King: A Life in Art

Posted 1 year 7 months ago
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Internationally renowned choreographer and the director of the San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet, will deliver a Global Georgia talk today at 11 a.m. in the New Dance Theatre.

 LINES Ballet will perform Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. A pre-concert lecture will be offered 45 minutes prior to the performance in the Fine Arts Building Balcony Theatre.

King founded the San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet company in 1982 with a mission to create bold new dance innovations that break the mold of what ballet can be. LINES Ballet thrives on...

Swarms of Satellites: The NASA Nodes CubeSat Mission

Posted 1 year 9 months ago
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The Small Satellite Research Laboratory of UGA presents Swarms of Satellites: The NASA Nodes CubeSat Mission on Friday November 11 at 3:30 pm in MLC 348

Come learn about Small Satellites, specifically CubeSats, and how they are pushing the limits of space based operations. Jasper Wolfe and UGA Alumni Roger Hunter from NASA Ames Research Center will give a review of the NASA Nodes CubeSat mission -- objectives, requirements, and lessons learned. The purpose of Nodes is to demonstrate autonomous command and control of a CubeSat "swarm", routing of commands to a CubeSat from...

Engaging the public with art

Posted 1 year 9 months ago

As we get more acquainted with the Irish craft of understatement, Kim Mawhinney, Head of Art at the Ulster Museum, Belfast, visits campus Thursday Nov. 10  to deliver her lecture, “‘Art Can Tread Where Words and Politics Often Can’t’: Curating the Troubles Legacy”

[The lecture] examines the challenges and consequences of using art to engage the public with the legacy of Northern Ireland’s recent past. Art of the Troubles, 2014, and Colin Davidson: Silent Testimony, 2015, were two landmark exhibitions demonstrating the Ulster Museum’s ongoing commitment to helping the public explore...

Natural History Lecture Series: Deborah Blum

Posted 1 year 10 months ago
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Pulitzer Prize winning science journalist Deborah Blum presents “The Poisoner's Guide to Life” on Friday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Odum School of Ecology auditorium.

The talk, which is part of the Natural History Lecture Series, is sponsored by the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, and the Odum School of Ecology. It is free and open to all and will be followed by a reception and book signing. Copies of Blum’s books will be available for purchase.

In her talk, Blum will...

2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecturer Suzanne Massie

Posted 1 year 11 months ago
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The author who wrote, together with her then husband Robert K. Massie, the influential book Nicholas and Alexandra: An Intimate Account of the Last of the Romanovs and the Fall of the Russian Empire, Suzanne Massie will deliver the 2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecture in the Lamar Dodd School of Art on Friday September 23 at 5:30 p.m. in room S150:

Massie is both the 2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecturer in the Arts and keynote speaker for the museum’s two-day symposium on Russian art and the history of collecting Russian art in the U.S. Massie, together with her former...