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CORE Concert: 'A World of Difference'

Posted 6 days 2 hours ago
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This week, the dance department's CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company will present its annual 2017 season performance Feb. 22-25 at 8 p.m. at the New Dance Theatre in the dance building. The company will premiere "A World of Difference," a 65-minute nonstop aerial dance and multimedia performance:

The concert consists of juxtaposed abstract and dramatic sequences immersed in a surreal aural and visual landscape created through interactive film animation. Performers will exhibit technical aerial abilities on the silks, slings, lyra, trapeze and bungee. 

"We...

Teaching Free Speech

Posted 1 week 2 days ago
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Expression on campus and anywhere in the public sphere has gained renewed urgency - understanding it, championing it, responding to it. A Chronicle of Higher Education writer weighs in with an important point - College Is Too Late to Teach Free Speech:

How do young adults arrive on campus with so little appreciation of free expression and the First Amendment? But the better question is: How could they have gained such an appreciation when their previous schooling did nothing to instill it and a lot to undermine it? Worse still, most colleges do little, if anything, to remedy that...

Cinema Politique

Posted 2 weeks 2 days 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...

WRITE@UGA 2017

Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago
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Beginning Feb. 13, the Writing Intensive Program and Center for Teaching and Learning present a series of workshops, exhibitions and opportunities that put the spotlight on writing - the annual Write @ UGA Celebration and Showcase of Writing:

writing is an integral part of a well rounded academic experience, no matter the background, no matter the degree. That principle has led to the creation of numerous initiatives, courses, programs and scholarships that deal extensively with writing. Best of all, these programs exist within and across nearly EVERY branch of the University. So,...

UGA Opera Theatre present "Don Giovanni"

Posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
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Mozart's classic take on the Don Juan legend is UGA Opera Theatre's spring production in the Fine Arts Theatre, with three performances on February 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. and February 12 at 3 p.m.

Audiences will recognize many of the performers from recent performances with the UGA Symphony Orchestra, the Hodgson School’s Choral area and even the Theatre and Film Studies department, with which the lead of “Don Giovanni,” Isaiah Feken, performed as the titular Sweeney Todd last semester.

Joining the Hodgson School students are Maestro Hilary Griffiths as conductor of the UGA...

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