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Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:18pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Timothy Yang. Professor Yang teaches courses on the history of East Asia, Japan, science and medicine, capitalism, and memory. He is writing a book that explores the connections between medicine, capitalism, and empire through a micro-history of a Japanese pharmaceutical company. Free admission; free pizza.
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:17pm
Join another episode of the Lunchtime Time Machine featuring Dr. Scott Reynolds Nelson to explore the myth and legend of John Henry — " Was the Black railway legend John Henry a real person?" Nelson writes about 19th-century US history including the history of slavery and Reconstruction. He also writes about international finance, the history of science, and global commodities. In his spare time he reads science fiction and drinks too much…
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:14pm
Myisha Cherry, University of California, Riverside Funded by the Kleiner Lecture Series and Co-Sponsored with the UGA Institute for African American Studies. Title of Talk: TBA Click on the web link below for Zoom details
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:13pm
This Spotlight on the Arts event brings together five UGA faculty from the Grady and Franklin Colleges to discuss their recent work on the short film "American Triptych," written and directed by Booker T. Mattison (Entertainment and Media Studies). As the movie’s press book explains, “Three American lives are radically changed during the tumultuous summer of Covid-19. 'American Triptych' dramatically explores food insecurity, homelessness,…
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:10pm
2021 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductee Pearl Cleage will be in conversation with Valerie Boyd, Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer in Residence and Associate Professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. A Q&A will follow the conversation. Cleage, an Atlanta-based writer, is the author of more than 15 plays, including Flyin’ West and Blues for an Alabama Sky, which enjoyed an off-Broadway run last year. Her…
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:09pm
Join another episode of the Lunchtime Time Machine, featuring Nan McMurry, as participants try to determine "What Does Race Have to Do with Buried Bones in the Medical College of Georgia?" In addition to being head of the Collection Development department in the UGA Libraries, Dr. McMurry teaches a course on the history of medicine each fall. Free history, and free pizza. The university community is invited. This is an FYO event.
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 4:06pm
"M(i/e)nding the Gaps in Mental Health Among Black Americans," Dr. Rosalyn Denise Campbell, School of Social Work. Contact for Zoom link.
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 3:58pm
Join an Artist Talk with Pam Lonogbardi, the recipient of the 2021 Margie E. West Prize.  Longobardi has exhibited widely across the US and in Greece, Monaco, Germany, Finland, Slovakia, China, Japan, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Costa Rica and Poland. She currently lives and works in Atlanta as Regents’ Professor, Distinguished University Professor, and Professor of Art at Georgia State University. In 2006, after witnessing the vast amounts of…
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 3:55pm
"Women and the Holy City: The Struggle over Jerusalem’s Sacred Space," Dr. Lihi Ben Shitrit, International Affairs.
Thu, 10/28/2021 - 3:54pm
Tripping on your own cloak: How fungal cell wall repair pathways can expose ß(1,3)-glucan to the host immune system
Wed, 10/06/2021 - 2:12pm
Elizabeth C. Charles is a historian in the Office of the Historian at the U.S. Department of State, researching and compiling for the Foreign Relations of the United States series. She completed Reagan administration FRUS volumes on the Soviet Union 1983-85, 1985-86, both recently published and available online at She also compiled a Reagan volume on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty 1984-1988, which is in…
Wed, 10/06/2021 - 2:02pm
Kal is the assistant director of the Supreme Court Institute at Georgetown Law in Washington, DC, where he helps run moot courts that prepare attorneys who argue cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kal previously worked at SCOTUS blog, a news site and legal database on the Supreme Court, and the American Constitution Society, a nationwide network of progressive lawyers and law students. Kal graduated from UGA’s Franklin College in 2018,…
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:18pm
“Our Girls”: Imagining Community and Personhood in a Rare Disease," Dr. Usree Bhattacharya, Language & Literacy Education. Contact for Zoom link.
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:17pm
The History at Work Speaker Series explores the many ways of putting a history degree to use after college. This episode features history alum Palmer W. Hicks II. Palmer Hicks graduated from UGA with a B.A. in History. He is an account executive with EZLease, A Lease Accelerator subsidiary. His talk is part of HISTORY AT WORK, a series that explores the many ways to turn historical thinking into a post-college career Pizza will be served to…
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:14pm
"Hell with a Knife: Troublemaking & Affect Alienation in Nella Larsen's Quicksand and Lynda Barry's Cruddy," Gina Abelkop, English and Women's Studies, Contact for Zoom link.
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:11pm
Anthony Amore, director of security and chief investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, will share stories and insights regarding art theft and the people and reasons behind it. Amore, who has more than 15 years of experience investigating art crime, heads the ongoing efforts to recover 13 works of art stolen from the Gardner Museum on March 18, 1990. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art.” This…
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:10pm
This installment of the Department of History's undergraduate talk series features Dr. Akela Reason, associate professor and director of the Museum Studies Certificate program. Reason will discuss Winslow Homer’s last major painting of the Civil War, "Rainy Day in Camp", and the depiction of the leader of the Confederacy as a mule. Free admission; free pizza.
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:09pm
“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful”: Frankenstein as Object-Oriented Feminist Manifesto," Kathleen Hurlock, English and Women's Studies. Contact for Zoom link.
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:08pm
Alan Parks, author of the Harry McCoy series of Glasgow noir mysteries, will take part in a conversation with Nicholas Allen, Professor in Humanities at UGA and director of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. The event is part of the Willson Center's Director's Series of conversations, curated by Allen. Before beginning his writing career, Parks was creative director at London Records and Warner Music, where he marketed and managed…
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:07pm
"How Gender Creates Community in Let's Plays: The tension between assumed audience and actual audience," Erin McDermott, Theater & Performance Studies and Women's Studies. Contact for Zoom link.
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:05pm
This guest episode of Lunchtime Time Machine features Peter Carmichael, Robert C. Fluhrer Professor of Civil War Studies at Gettysburg College. Dr. Carmichael's academic interests include 19th-century US history, Civil War and Reconstruction, southern history, public history and cultural history. Carmichael’s most recent book, "The War for the Common Soldier," was published by University of North Carolina Press in November 2018 as part of the…
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:03pm
New York-based digital artist Siebren Versteeg will discuss his work in relation to new technologies and contemporary art. From the origins of the web, to Web 2.0, to NFTs and blockchain, Versteeg's practice continues to respond and meddle with the burgeoning media forms that reshape our connections to art, value, and truth. He will address this work as it relates to ongoing interests in algorithmic computation, painterly abstraction, and doom…
Thu, 09/16/2021 - 11:01pm
"New Findings & Responses To Anti-Abortion, Anti-Contraception Crisis Pregnancy Centers," Dr. Andrea Swartzendruber, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, College of Public Health, and an affiliate faculty member of Women's Studies. Contact for Zoom link.
Thu, 08/12/2021 - 1:18pm
"Introducing the New Undergraduate Certificate in LGBTQ Studies: Information, Updates, and Opportunities" presented by Drs. Chris Cuomo, Cecilia Herles, and Josie Leimbach, Women's Studies
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:00pm
Meghan Gerig, museum intern and recent graduate of UGA’s art history program, will be joined by Jeffrey Richmond-Moll, curator of American art, for a Zoom conversation about works in the exhibition and Gerig’s research for the show as an intern.

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