The University of Georgia will host the 2018 Southern Labor Studies Association conference, a biannual gathering of scholars, students, and activists. Keynote presentations include “Heard it on the Grapevine: Slave Labor, Mobility, and Power in Antebellum America” by Susan O’Donovan, the Dunavant University Professor at the University of Memphis, as well as a lunchtime keynote by Maurice Hobson of Georgia State University on the subject of his new book, The Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics and Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta.
The biennial Women and Girls in Georgia Conference was established in 2007 to encourage and highlight research by, for and about women and girls in Georgia. Hosted by the Institute for Women's Studies at the University of Georgia, the conference brings together academics, activists and community members to share expertise, strengthen networks and strategize for positive social change in Georgia and beyond.
LCUGA4 is an annual linguistics conference with a strong interdisciplinary focus. The theme this year is "Crossing Boundaries," presentations from students and faculty from UGA, as well as around the U.S. and abroad, that bridge the gap between linguistics and other fields will be presented. Admission to conference talks and plenary events is free for all UGA affiliates. In addition to more than 30 talks over the course of the conference weekend by student and faculty presenters from UGA, around the U.S., and abroad, the event also will feature three plenary speakers:
Registration will be in the Tate Atrium; sessions to be held in Tate Student Center.
Complimentary (UGA Student Affairs staff, current UGA students, and CSAA faculty), $60 (UGA affiliates and alumni), $85 (General registration)
Sponsored by: Student Affairs, Division of
Contact: Jennifer Erickson-Brown 706-542-8229
Saxophone Masterclass featuring Dr. Jan Baker, professor at Georgia State University and co-director of Atlanta-based contemporary music ensemble Bent Frequency
5pm - 6:30pm, Edge Hall, HHSOM
Percussion Masterclass featuring guest artists Professor Allen Otte, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and Dr. John Lane, Sam Houston State University (TX)
9am - 10:30am
Percussion Suite, 1st floor HHSOM
The Department of Political Science in UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs will host the Effects of the 2016 Elections Conference.
Friday, Oct. 7: Tate Student Center - 137
Saturday, Oct. 8: Miller Learning Center - 250
Sunday, Oct. 9: Miller Learning Center - 250
Students from all over the country will come together to develop their ideal policy platform for the 2016 presidential election. Sponsored by the UGA Honors Program and UGA Libraries.
Conference attendees will enjoy a mixture of faculty lectures and interactive group breakout activities as each center looks to tackle the most pressing issues in their respective fields. Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the conference to all attendees.
The purpose of this event is to promote interdisciplinary research within the flagship institutions of the state of Georgia. Georgia Statistics Day puts emphasis on mentoring of junior researchers and on interaction between senior and junior researchers.
This year marks our 6th biennial Women and Girls in Georgia Conference where we celebrate and highlight the research and advocacy by, for, and about women and girls in our state and region.
The conference brings together academics and students with activists and community members to share knowledge, strengthen networks, and strategize for positive social change. This year’s conference theme is sustainability.