Lauren Fensterstock lecture at the Dodd

Posted 3 years 10 months ago

The Lamar Dood School of Art welcomes Maine-based installation artist Lauren Fensterstock to campus for a lecture on Sept. 30 at 5:30 pm:

Based in Portland, Maine, Fensterstock is an artist, writer and curator whose work was the subject of a recent major solo exhibition at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, where she filled four rooms with cut paper flowers to create an immersive environment, and another at the Contemporary Austin in Austin, Texas. Her work is held in public and private collections in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

In her UGA lecture,...

Sculptor Ry Rocklen to lecture September 9

Posted 3 years 11 months ago

Visiting artist and Gallery Artist-in-Resident Ry Rocklen will discuss the work he has created while in Athens as well as comment on his recent sculptural pieces in porcelain and his furniture enterprise Trophy Modern. Rocklen's exhibition of work, Local Color, made largely in tandem with students at the Lamar Dodd School of Art will open on September 12th in Gallery 307. His lecture is on Tuesday Sept. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in room S151 of the Dodd:

Rocklen began his career studying with Charles Ray at the University of California, Los Angeles, and continued at the University of Southern...

Franklin Visiting Scholar: Jennifer Fluri

Posted 4 years 5 months ago
fluri exterior

The Franklin College Office of Inclusion and Diversity Leadership brings to campus visiting feminist political geographer Jennifer Fluri from Dartmouth to give an important talk on gender, security and violence in south and southwest Asia:

Fluri, an associate professor of geography and chair of the women's and gender studies program at Dartmouth College, will discuss "The Beautiful ‘Other:' A Critical Examination of ‘Western' Representations of Afghan Corporeal Modernity."


Fluri's research focuses on the geography, politics and economics of gender, security and...

Daniel Matt: Jewish Mysticism

Posted 4 years 6 months ago

The department of religion presents a special guest lecture on Thursday Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the South P/J Plaza auditorium, "How Kabbalah Reimagines God," by Daniel Matt of the Graduate Theological Union.

Matt is a leading authority on the Zohar and Kabbalah. He is the author of the best-selling "The Essential Kabbalah" (HarperSanFrancisco, translated into seven languages); "Zohar: The Book of Enlightenment" (Paulist Press); "God and the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony Between Science and Spirituality"; and "Zohar: Annotated and Explained" (Jewish Lights). He is also the author of...

Re-scheduled events

Posted 4 years 6 months ago
snow and the chapel

Because of the snow and related impediments to travel, a series of scheduled campus events for today have been postponed.

These include this morning's Mason Public Leadership lecture, featuring former U.S. secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin, The Willson Center's Global Georgia Initiative public lecture by composer Tania León and the Visiting Artist/Scholar lecture by Luke Syson in the school of art.

Our thanks and safe travels to these distinguished guests. We look forward to their visits to campus in the future.

Image: Snow just beginning to fall outside the...