Wed, 02/27/2019 - 4:32pm
Department of Sociology Spring 2019 Colloquium Series Featuring Jennifer Carlson, assistant professor of sociology, University of Arizona The talks focus on police attitudes on gun policy, challenging the Weberian assumption that states and state agents monopolize legitimate violence. It suggests an integrated model of policing that explains how masculinity and race intersect in police work not just to produce criminalization but also impunity…
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 1:18pm
Elon University professor of philosophy and environmental studies Anthony Weston will speak on "How Long is Now?" in 115 Peabody Hall on Wednesday, January 16 as part of the Scott & Heather Kleiner Lecture Series. Weston is a scholar of pedagogy, critical thinking, environmentalism, and social philosophy who teaches and writes on a variety of interdisciplinary themes and subjects, working with biologists, astronomers, Zen masters, and…
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:40pm
"Am I Responsible for Climate Change," Dale Jamieson, New York University. Reception will follow lecture. Supported in part of the Kleiner Lecture Series and partially funded by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:31am
"Aristotle's Bifurcation of Reality and Asouzu's 'Ibuanyidanda Ontology': Complementarity Synthesis," Alloys S. Ihuah, Benue State University, Makurdi-Nigeria. Reception will follow lecture.
Tue, 01/16/2018 - 4:47pm
Will Alexander works in multiple genres. In addition to being a poet, he is also a novelist, essayist, aphorist, playwright, philosopher, visual artist and pianist. His books include Asia and Haiti, The Sri Lankan Loxodrome, and Compression and Purity. Alexander has taught at many colleges and universities, including the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, the University of California, and Hofstra University, among others. His honors and…
Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:32pm
“Post-Truths and People: The Armenian Genocide and its Negation,” Antonia Arslan, author and former professor of Italian modern and contemporary literature at the University of Padova, and Siobhan Nash-Marshall, professor of philosophy and the Mary T. Clark Chair of Christian Philosophy at Manhattanville College. Sponsored by the Romance Languages Fund Antonia Arslan was a professor of Italian modern and contemporary literature at the University…
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 3:44pm
Kofi Agawu, Princeton University Hughes-Rogers Professor of Music, will present a colloquium lecture on “Iconicity in African Musical Thought and Expression.” The event is hosted by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the African Studies Institute and the Musicology/Ethnomusicology Student Association, and sponsored by the Willson Center. For more information on the lecture, visit: http://www.franklin.uga.edu/chronicles/posts/iconicity-musicology-…
Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:03pm
In large-enrollment courses, Franklin faculty continue to be instrumental in pioneering access to free, online textbooks to help students save money and to improve teaching: The University System of Georgia (USG) has been a nationwide leader in using free online textbooks, and UGA has been at the forefront of those efforts, helping its students save more than $2.5 million since 2013. The bulk of that effort has come through a partnership with…
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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:43pm
"Identidades múltiples y agencias culturales en la construcción de la biografía de Juan de Espinosa Medrano (¿1629?-1688)," José Antonio Rodríguez Garrido, professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He will offer new critical perspectives for contemplating the life and work of Juan de Espinosa Medrano (circa 1629 - 1688), who rendered the Baroque poetics of Luis de Góngora into a distinctly American literary style and also adapted…
Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:40pm
Emanuela Bianchi, New York University, will speak. Part of the Kleiner Colloquiumn Series. Reception will follow lecture. For more information, visit: http://phil.franklin.uga.edu/