liberal arts

Feel the history!

Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago

The department of history brings this excellent new hype video. History!

 

2017 Senior Exit Dance Concert

Posted 9 months 1 week ago
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The 2017 UGA Spotlight on the Arts festival continues with the 2017 Young Choreographers Series Senior Exit Dance and Emerging Choreographers Concert Nov. 9-11 at 8 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre, presented by the department of dance:

This year's Senior Exit Dance and Emerging Choreographers Concert showcases pieces choreographed by two senior dance majors, as well as other second- and third-year dance majors. The concert is a culmination of the growth and versatility that each dance major has been working toward. The pieces reflect each choreographer's style and creativity and...

Find your path. Find your passion.

Posted 11 months 3 weeks ago
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Mapping a career trajectory with almost any degree can be difficult. With few exceptions, economic and career conditions, interests and opportunities can change. One of the best ways to prepare for a changing world is a broad education, and that is one reason why studying the humanities and social sciences is more important than ever. By learning how to think, reason, and communicate with people - learning how to continue to learn - students can better navigate the possibilities of life.

Advanced reasoning and communication skills that grow with a career - and with career...

The mathematics of music

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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There's a lot more to the arts and sciences than meets the eye, especially when the great artists or inventive scientsts combine the two to let us all see something beautiful:

Physicist and saxophonist Stephon Alexander has argued in his many public lectures and his book The Jazz of Physics that Albert Einstein and John Coltrane had quite a lot in common. Alexander in particular draws our attention to the so-called “Coltrane circle,” which resembles what any musician will recognize as the “Circle of Fifths,” but incorporates Coltrane’s own innovations. Coltrane gave the drawing to...

Cinema Politique

Posted 1 year 6 months ago
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International affairs touch many Franklin College departments, majors and programs, and our majors inform international programs beyond Franklin as well. From business to agriculture and SPIA, a globally-minded educational experience is grounded in the liberal arts. A new flm series beginning a trial run at UGA this semester, Cinema Politique, which aims to introduce and discuss international and national political developments on the basis of documentaries and movies, underscores these important cross-connections on campus - and beyond:

Led by Cas Mudde of the School of Public and...

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