Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:38pm
The Ann Orr Morris Memorial Fund presents Beverly Penn, Visiting Artist in Jewelry and Metalwork.  Penn’s sculpture speaks to the power of this desire. Her work explores the contradicting need to both idealize and modify the natural environment. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships including a Rockefeller Foundation residency in Bellagio, Italy; a Connemara Conservancy Artist Grant; grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts and a…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:34pm
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History will be supporting monthly informal talks by local scientists who work with or benefit from interactions with the Georgia Museum of Natural History. Talks are planned to be outdoors next to the lovely Mary Kahrs Warnell Memorial Garden and Pond, also known as the "Turtle Pond" on South Campus. If the weather is less lovely, meet in the nearby River Basin Center building. The Friends will provide…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:32pm
“Whitewashing: How Obama Used Implicit Racial Cues as a Defense Against Political Rumors,” Vincent L. Hutchings, Hanes Walton Jr. Collegiate Professor and Research Professor, The University of Michigan.
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:32pm
“Whitewashing: How Obama Used Implicit Racial Cues as a Defense Against Political Rumors,” Vincent L. Hutchings, Hanes Walton Jr. Collegiate Professor and Research Professor, The University of Michigan.
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:31pm
"Music, Black Feminism and the Transatlantic: Black Brazilian Artists, Affirmation, Critique and Experimentation in the 21st Century," Lesley Feracho, Romance languages and African American Studies.  
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:29pm
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright will speak on “The Future of Terrorism” as the Ferdinand Phinizy Lecture of the department of history. The lecture is presented in partnership with the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts as part of the Global Georgia Initiative public event series, and with the School for Public and International Affairs and the Center for International Trade and Security. The event is also part of UGA's Spring…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:28pm
The UGA English Department's Ballew Lecture Series presents "Victorians on Broadway: Melodrama and Gender Performance in Jekyll and Hyde," a talk by Dr. Sharon Aronofsky Weltman, the William E. "Bud" Davis Alumni Professor at Louisiana State University. A specialist in nineteenth-century British literature and culture with approximately 70 publications in print, forthcoming, or under contract, her current research branches into two areas:…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:20pm
"Women at the Forefront of Global Solutions: Plastic, Recycling, and Haiti," Chris Cuomo, women's studies and philosophy; and Jenna Jambeck, engineering.  
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:17pm
DeKalb County CEO and Athens historian Michael L. Thurmond will discuss his book A Story Untold: Black Men and Women in Athens History, updated and re-released in 2019, 40 years after its original publication.  Thurmond has served as chief executive officer of DeKalb County, one of the most diverse counties in the Southeast, since January 2017. Thurmond is widely regarded as a “turnaround expert” after fundamentally transforming the culture and…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:16pm
Mildred Barya will give a talk on her poetry. Barya is a Ugandan poet and fiction writer who has authored three poetry books: Give Me Room to Move My Feet (Amalion Publishing, 2009), The Price of Memory After the Tsunami (Mallory International, 2006), and Men Love Chocolates But They Don’t Say (Femrite Publications, 2002). She teaches creative writing at University of North Carolina, Asheville, and is a board member of African Writers Trust.…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:13pm
“The Sacred Anthropocene: On Religious Interpretations of Planetary Change,” Willis Jenkins, professor of religion, ethics, and environment, University of Virginia. Presented by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts in partnership with the departments of anthropology and religion and the Coasts, Climates, the Humanities, and the Environment Consortium. Jenkins is the author of two award-winning books, Ecologies of Grace: Environmental…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 8:12pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Diane Batts Morrow and the intriguing question, "What do you mean black Catholic nuns taught in 1830s Baltimore?" Morrow teaches courses on African American history, and she is the author of "Persons of Color and Religious at the Same Time: The Oblate Sisters of Providence, 1862-1860". Free pizza will be served. This special edition of the LunchTime Time…
Mon, 02/17/2020 - 4:24pm
UGA recognizes the 19th Amendment Centenary with Women’s History Month celebrations In recognition of the 2020 national Women’s History Month theme “Valiant Women of the Vote,” the Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia will be hosting numerous programs in March that honor the centennial of the 19thAmendment. This year’s Women’s History Month Keynote Address will be presented by Lisa Tetrault, associate professor of history…
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 1:06pm
"'To Kill or not Kill an Ant': Critiquing Opinion Writing Practices in Public Elementary School with Feminist and Nonmodern Philosophies," Shara Cherniak, Women's Studies and Educational Theory and Practice.  
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:59pm
The UGA Department of English and the Franklin College Office of Diversity and Inclusion are pleased to present a lecture, "Shakespeare and Academic 'Redlining,'" given by 2020 Visiting Scholar Dr. Tripthi Pillai of Coastal Carolina University. Her public lecture on the topic of Shakespeare and "redlining" in the context of U.S. and global higher education spaces and culture will foreground the pedagogical and research practices that, she argues…
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:57pm
"'She Persisted In Her Revolt': Slavery and Freedom in the French Caribbean," Jennifer Palmer, history.  
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:54pm
"These Beautiful End Times: Omens and Aesthetics in the Medieval South Asian State," Dr. Marko Geslani.  
Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:52pm
"The Utopia of the Past in Contemporary Literature," Julio Premat, Université Paris 8 - Institute Universitaire de France. The lecture will be in Spanish and the following discussion in Spanish, French and English. Presented by the Department of Romance Languages and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
Fri, 01/31/2020 - 3:42pm
The UGA department of philosophy and the Office of Service-Learning present a lecture by Tom Wartenberg, “Doing Philosophy with Frog and Toad,” on Thursday Feb. 13 at 3:30 p.m. in room 115 of Peabody Hall on UGA’s North campus. A professor emeritus of philosophy at Mount Holyoke College, Wartenberg is one of the leading scholars in the United States working on teaching philosophy to children. The lecture, part of a weeklong visit, is free and…
Fri, 01/03/2020 - 1:12pm
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History will be supporting monthly informal talks by local scientists who work with or benefit from interactions with the Georgia Museum of Natural History. Talks are planned to be outdoors next to the Mary Kahrs Warnell Memorial Garden and Pond, also known as the "Turtle Pond" on South Campus. If the weather is less lovely, meet in the nearby River Basin Center building. The Friends will provide coffee.
Thu, 01/02/2020 - 10:06am
The University of Georgia Center for Simulational Physics presents the inaugural Chhabra-Landau lecture on Thursday Jan. 9, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. in room 202 of the Physics building. The speaker is Sharon Glotzer, the Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, the John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering and the Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan,…
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 11:42am
"Better Together: Third Party Helping is Enhanced When the Decision to Help is Made Jointly,” Dr. Ashley Harrell King, assistant professor of sociology at Duke University. Abstract: Past work has typically conceptualized the decision to help a dependent other as an individual decision. But unilateral giving is often initiated at the group level. And there are compelling reasons to expect that the helping behavior initiated jointly by multiple…
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:23am
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Anna Brickhouse, Professor of English at the University of Virginia and award-winning author of The Unsettlement of America (Oxford, 2014) and Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge, 2005). Professor Brickhouse is a recipient of  Professor Brickhouse’s talk, “An Earthquake History of the Americas,” will take place on Monday, November 25th, at 4:30 p.m. in 265 Park…
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 2:41pm
"The Geopolitics of Cyberspace: Global Political Trends and Their Impact on Security, Privacy and Human Rights," Sebastian Kaempf, senior lecturer in peace and conflict studies in the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland (Australia). This talk is supported by a Short-Term Visiting Fellow grant from the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Kaempf's latest book, Saving Soldiers or Civilians?, was…
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 2:31pm
"Italy at the Margins of Empire: Pastoral as a Way of Seeing," Jane Tylus, professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, Yale University. Tylus's lecture is hosted by the Early Modern Studies Research Group, an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant-funded research project in the Global Georgia Initiative of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Matching funds are provided by Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and the departments of…