English alums collaborate on Cofer book

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English professor Judith Ortiz Cofer is one of our most distinguished faculty members and prolific authors. A poet and novelist, Cofer is also subect of a new book edited by two graduate alumni, Lorraine Lopez (Ph.D., creative writing) and Molly Crumpton (Ph.D., English). The new monograph, Rituals of Movement in the Writing of Judith Ortiz Cofer, is the first book-length collection of scholarship on Cofer's writing and establishes her as an important contemporary American author:

This collection discusses almost all of Ortiz Cofer’s writing, including her most...

'In The Next Room' begins Sept. 20

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Beginning this Thursday, University Theatre presents

"In The Next Room," Sara Ruhl's Tony-nominated comedy about marriage, intimacy and electricity, in the Cellar Theatre of the Fine Arts Building Sept. 20-21 and 23-28 at 8 p.m. with a matinee performance Sept 30 at 2:30 p.m.


UGA Opera Theatre to present 'Tales of Hoffman'

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In October, UGA Opera Theatre will present a concert performance of Offenbach's Tales of Hoffman:

Jacques Offenbach’s supernatural tale of unrequited love, in a two-night presentation on Thursday, October 11 and Saturday, October 13 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Tickets for the program, part of the 2012-2013 2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, are $18/$5 for students and available via the UGA Performing Arts Center box office at 706/542/4400 or online at

The UGA Opera Theatre, under the direction of...

Kudos, August 2012

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Faculty Kudos, August 2012

“Jousting in Medieval and Renaissance Iberia,” a monograph by Noel Fallows, Professor of Spanish and Associate Dean of International and Multidisciplinary Programs in the Franklin College, earned the prestigious La corónica International Book Award

Daniel Krashen, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to create nimble ways to analyze mathematical problems

Barbara McCaskill, Associate Professor of English and Co-Director of the Civil Rights Digital Library Initiative was...

2nd Thursday concerts return with Dvořák

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Since 1980, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music 2nd Thursday Scholarship Series has offered showcase performances by UGA students and faculty the second Thursday of each month throughout the academic year. Proceeds from individual ticket sales and season subscriptions allow for yearlong academic scholarships and assistantships and present donors the opportunity to sponsor individual students in the music school. What has truly been an innovative link between entertainment for the community and student acheivement continues in September with an all Dvořák program by the UGA Symphomy Orchestra...