Events

Machinal

03/24/2017 - 8:00pm
03/25/2017 - 8:00pm
03/26/2017 - 2:30pm

Treadwell’s episodic play depicts a young woman’s disastrous efforts to conform to society’s rigid expectations for women. Loosely based on the notorious Ruth Snyder case of 1927, Machinal starkly details the murderous consequences of denying your identity for the sake of others.

In performance March 16-18 & 21-25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 26th at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12, $7 for students.

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TEDxUGA 2017: Spectrum

03/24/2017 - 1:00pm

Prisms transform light into a spectacular display of colors; the ordinary becomes the extraordinary. Ideas have the power to act as prisms. They challenge us, they change us—and when we hold them up to the light—they help us to see the world differently than before. TEDxUGA 2017 will explore the full spectrum of ideas that exists within the University of Georgia. Join the fifth annual celebration of ideas worth spreading.

Lecture: Barbara Grosz

03/27/2017 - 3:30pm

Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences at Harvard University, will present a lecture entitled “Intelligent Systems: Design and Ethical Challenges” as the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. The first woman president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Grosz specializes in natural language processing and multi-agent systems. She developed some of the earliest computer dialogue systems and established the research field of computational modeling of discourse.

Film Screening: "Made in L.A."

03/27/2017 - 6:30pm

Screening of "Made in L.A.," a documentary film that follows the remarkable journey of three Latina immigrants working in L.A.'s garment factories and their long battle to bring a major clothing retailer to the negotiating table.

Lecture: “Bridging the Gap in Higher Education”

04/05/2017 - 3:00pm

Joycelyn Elders, Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, will give the Mary Frances Early Lecture entitled “Bridging the Gap in Higher Education” April 5, 3 – 4 p.m.. The event will take place at the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium, Georgia Museum of Art with a reception to follow. Elders was the 15th Surgeon General of the United States, and the first African American and only the second woman to head the U.S. Public Health Service.
Sponsored by the Graduate School, Graduate and Professional Scholars and the Office of Institutional Diversity