Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:33pm
The 2018 Bernard B. Ramsey Lecture in Health Promotion and Behavior, "Getting Along on a Neo Diverse Campus," will be delivered by Dr. Rupert Nacoste, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor in the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University. Reception and refreshments will follow in the MLC North Tower. Nacoste has been on the faculty at North Carolina State University since 1988. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1972-1976.…
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 5:08pm
The free event is hosted by Dirty History, the University of Georgia’s Interdisciplinary Workshop in Agriculture, Environment and Capitalism; the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts; the history department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences; and the Spalding Chair in History. Scott is the Sterling Professor of Political Science, professor of anthropology and director of the Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale University. He is the…
Fri, 03/23/2018 - 1:54pm
The African Studies Institute presents the 2018 Spring Lecture on Thursday, March 29 at 8am in the UGA Special Collections Library Auditorium on North Campus. African Philosopher Alloy S. Ihuah will present this year’s inaugural lecture, “MADIBAISM: An African Leadership Philosophy of the New Past and the Old Future.” The event is free and the public is invited to attend. The African Studies Institute Spring lecture celebrates the academic…
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 5:10pm
Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, from the University of California Davis, will present: "Conservation, Cooperation and Carbon Credits: The challenge of REDD+ on Pemba Zanzibar," Friday, March 23 at 3:30 p.m. in Baldwin Hall, room 264. The lecture is part of the 2018 Anthropology Spring Speaker Series and is co-sponsored by the African Studies Institute.
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:14pm
Civil rights trailblazer Maria Varela was the first Latina to document through the camera lens the civil rights struggles of people in the rural South and Southwest. A community organizer who worked for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, her pictures and powerful narrative stories give an insider’s view of efforts to empower African-Americans and Latinos. She is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, and her photos have…
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:13pm
“Soft-Psy Strategy: U.S. Media Intervention in the Middle East,” Matt Sienkiewicz, associate professor of communication and international studies at Boston College. Sienkiewicz has written extensively on international propaganda, media, and soft power. His 2016 book, The Other Air Force: U.S. Efforts to Reshape Middle Eastern Media since 9/11 (Rutgers UP) was named “outstanding” by the American Society of University Presses. Having traveled…
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:49am
"West Meets East: Commerce Between Ancient Rome and South Asia," Sethuraman Suresh, India Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage.
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:42am
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series, "Why Did So Many Crossdressers Fight in the American Civil War?," features doctoral candidate Kate Dahlstrand. Dahlstrand won this year's graduate student competition in the Lunch Time Machine guest speaker contest. A veteran herself, she is currently teaching a course on the history of American veterans. Free pizza will be served.
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:36am
"Looking for Parallels and Intersections in U.S. and Mexican History," Tore Olsson, UGA history alumni and current Assistant Professor of History at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Olsson's new book is Agrarian Crossings (Princeton U 2017). Learn more about his book at: https://press.princeton.edu/titles/11186.html
Tue, 02/27/2018 - 2:41pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Ari Levine. Professor Levine specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern China, and he teaches courses in Chinese, East Asian, and world history. He is the author of Divided by a Common Language: Factional Conflict in Late Northern Song China, and he’s currently completing a book project on urban space and cultural memory in the…