Thu, 02/26/2015 - 11:22am
Our congratulations and appreciation for the awards, presentations, new books and professional honors that distinguish Frankln faculty and their scholarship at home and abroad. A few recent examples: Assistant professor of history Jennifer Palmer and associate professor in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Peter Jutras are 2015 recipients of the Richard B. Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Noel Fallows, professor of Spanish…
Tags: Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Department of HIstory and the Latin American and Caribbean Institute, Ceremony, Department of History, Department of Marine Sciences, Assistant Professory
Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:16am
Is literature better when produced under pressure? Cultural or political censorship can be a crucible, a subject quite dear to the blog's heart. Without endorsing it, here's a recent CHE commentary on the subject that raises some interesting points: In 1857, by contrast, Charles Baudelaire was put on trial and forced to pay a fine of 300 francs for the "insult to public decency" that his volume of poetry Les Fleurs du mal was judged to be.…
Tags: 1, policies, Department of History
Tue, 11/05/2013 - 9:24am
On a campus with the size, age and history of the University of Georgia, it's imperative to have the right technological tools to tell, share and explore that history. Without a doubt the best technology for this task continues to be a couple of hundred [50-pound, 400 ppi (pages per inch) cream-white paper] pages held between two covers and the next very good one is here: [Larry] Dendy, who held various positions in the Division of Public…
Tags: Department of History, apps
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 10:27am
And speaking of communication studies, a new book by one of our terrific young faculty members from the department just received a national award: [Assistant professor of communication studies and women's studies] Belinda Stillion Southard will be honored with the Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award from the National Communication Association at their annual convention in November for her book Militant Citizenship: Rhetorical Strategies of the National…
Tags: Department of History, Department of Genetics, Associate Dean, Human Nature, Campus Transit Facility
Tue, 09/25/2012 - 4:45pm
And speaking of writers, English professor Ron Miller has two new books out this fall: In On the Ruins of Modernity Ron Baxter Miller proposes that as the centuries turned and the nation became more diverse, the great Chicago Renaissances—especially the literary and cultural ones—never really ended. The nation’s cities simply became more richly complexioned and culturally nuanced. and Critical Insights: Langston Hughes Edited and with and…
Tags: Department of History, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, 1, Institute of Bioinformatics, Human Nature
Thu, 09/20/2012 - 11:41am
  The contributors include award-winning poets, fiction writers, and scholars of American Literature, Latino/a Studies and Women’s Studies, which makes this collection a unique and much-needed addition to the scholarship of Hispanic, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, multicultural, and women’s literature. Congratuations to Cofer, Lopez and Crumpton on this project and kudos to the English department for continuing to develop outstanding writers and…
Tags: Department of History, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, 1
Mon, 08/13/2012 - 11:31am
A monograph by professor of romance languages and associate dean in the Franklin College Noel Fallows has been selected for the prestigious La corónica International Book Award: La corónica is a refereed journal published every spring and fall by the Modern Language Association's Division on Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. It publishes groundbreaking articles written in English or Spanish on topics in medieval Spanish…
Tags: Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office, Human Nature, Department of Marine Sciences, Department of History
Fri, 05/25/2012 - 10:19am
There are so many reasons that Benjamin Franklin was chosen as the namesake for the Franklin College - and every one of them accrues to our benefit as well as feeds our ambitions for what the College should be. None of the noble epithets with which we connect Franklin demonstrates that more than the unfinished autobiography he worked on but purposefully left unfinished so as  'to immerse his reader in the formal and textual atmosphere of a…
Tags: Boyd Golf Center, IT Associate Director - Systems, Department of History, Coordinator of Graduation Certification Office