Lola Brooks, Dood Chair Lecture

The 2012-2013 Dodd Professor in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, jeweler Lola Brooks, will present the Dodd Chair Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 5:30 pm in room S151 of the school of art. The lecture is free and public is invited to attend.

Brooks is an artist of international renown, whose work can be found in galleries and collections across the country including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. She was at UGA a couple of years ago as a Visiting Artist, and in the...

Portrait of Oscar W.

black and white pen drawing of a man in a peacock skirt.

The Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde is famous for almost as many popular quotations as Mark Twain or Orwell. His late-Victorian world was peppered with all manner of dandyism and wise-crackery, captured perfectly in The Portrait of Dorian Gray. But his life was also colored by his homosexuality, closeted as it was with his wife and children,...

Talking Design in Myanmar

burmese script

In July 2012, Lamar Dodd School of Art assistant professor of graphic design Moon Jung Jang was one of three international designers invited to participate in a three-week design workshop in Yangon, Myanmar. Organized to cultivate discourse on the power of visual design in the Southeast Asian country of many languages, ethnicities and linguistic groups, the workshop was a learning experience for Jang even as she was invited to be one of its instructors.

“It was great opportunity...

UGA Opera Theatre to present 'Tales of Hoffman'


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...