Lecture

Dialogues in Diversity Lunchtime Series

12/01/2017 - 12:30pm

Dialogues in Diversity Lunchtime Series

This Dialogues in Diversity Lunchtime Series will focus on mental health disparities in underserved student populations and the risk and resilience factors that contribute to and protect against negative outcomes for student success. 

Speaker: Dr. Isha Metzger, Assistant Professor, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Lecture: Stephen Mihm

“A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con men, and the Making of the United States,” Stephen Mihm, UGA history professor. Mihm's talk is in conjunction with the exhibit "Gold-digging in Georgia: America’s First Gold Rush." Gold nuggets, historic maps, photographs, postcards and other artifacts help tell the story of Georgia’s antebellum gold rush – which preceded the frenzy in California by two decades – in an exhibit at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Lecture: Drew Swanson

"From Georgia to California and Back: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Southern Gold Mining," Drew Swanson, history professor at Wright State University.

Gold nuggets, historic maps, photographs, postcards and other artifacts help tell the story of Georgia’s antebellum gold rush, which preceded the frenzy in California by two decades, in an exhibit at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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