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Tue, 01/03/2023 - 9:29pm
In the global hit South Korean drama Crash Landing on You, a South Korean heiress finds her true love after a paragliding accident drops her in North Korea. In this talk, Professor Mi-Ryong Shim explores how South Korean romantic dramas appeal to their audiences through the mode of overindulgence and how Crash Landing on You manages to stage the pleasures of visual and melodramatic excess even in the unlikeliest of settings. This event is part…
Wed, 11/09/2022 - 10:24am
Stanley Holder, a member of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, is a former employee of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) where his roles ranged from Director of Student Services (Riverside Indian School) to Acting Associate Deputy Director of the Division of Performance and Accountability. He has over 30 years of experience in developing and managing education, behavioral, mental health, and economic development programs and projects for…
Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:54pm
The Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture series has brought over 80 distinguished guests to the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia since 2002. Visiting Artists and Scholars spend three days on campus interacting with students and faculty, the culmination of which is a public lecture on the subject of the artist’s or scholar’s work. Artist bio Troy Lamarr Chew II (b. 1992 in Los Angeles, CA, lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)…
Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:42pm
The Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture series has brought over 80 distinguished guests to the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia since 2002. Visiting Artists and Scholars spend three days on campus interacting with students and faculty, the culmination of which is a public lecture on the subject of the artist’s or scholar’s work. Artist bio Ruby Neri (b. 1970, San Francisco) draws upon twentieth-century West Coast traditions…
Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:37pm
The Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture series has brought over 80 distinguished guests to the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia since 2002. Visiting Artists and Scholars spend three days on campus interacting with students and faculty, the culmination of which is a public lecture on the subject of the artist’s or scholar’s work.
Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:34pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Ben Ehlers. Professor Ehlers teaches courses on the history of early modern Europe, transnational Europe, and Christian-Muslim relations. He is the author of Between Christians and Moriscos: Juan de Ribera and Religious Reform in Valencia, 1568-1614. Free Admission. Free Pizza. All are welcome. An FYO event.
Thu, 10/06/2022 - 12:29pm
"The Revolution will be Embodied: An Archival Meditation on the Corporeal Narratives of Grace Jones in Radical Joy and Pleasure" presented by Sha'Mira Covington, Textiles, Merchandising & Interiors and Institute for African American Studies.
Mon, 09/26/2022 - 2:49pm
Chadwick Allen, professor of English and adjunct professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Washington, will give the 2022 American Indian Returns (AIR) lecture. This annual event is sponsored by LeAnne Howe, Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature in English and director of the Native and Indigenous Studies at UGA. This event is free and open to the public. Allen’s lecture focuses on his new book, “Earthworks Rising…
Wed, 08/17/2022 - 12:50pm
In the 1950s James Baldwin wrote that "it is only in his music that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story." Back then, Baldwin held that Black musical textures signaled a story "which no American is prepared to hear." In film and television for the decades that followed, a wide gap yawned, at times howled, between the music and the characters. Midway in the 2010s, however, the gap between music and filmic elements narrowed. In…
Wed, 08/17/2022 - 12:49pm
In the global hit South Korean drama Crash Landing on You, a South Korean heiress finds her true love after a paragliding accident drops her in North Korea. In this talk, Professor Mi-Ryong Shim explores how South Korean romantic dramas appeal to their audiences through the mode of overindulgence and how Crash Landing on You manages to stage the pleasures of visual and melodramatic excess even in the unlikeliest of settings. This event is part…
Wed, 08/17/2022 - 12:48pm
When Season 1 of Bridgerton debuted in December 2020, it became the most-watched English-language series on Netflix ever — and when Season 2 premiered in March 2022, the show broke its own record. In this talk, Professor Casie Legette will think about some reasons for the show’s huge popularity, paying particular attention to the way it made a "fan-fiction" version of Regency England available and accessible to non-white viewers. This event is…
Wed, 08/17/2022 - 12:46pm
It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that the final season, and especially the final episode, of Game of Thrones was terrible. But why? In this talk, Professor Cody Marrs will contrast GoT (and analogues like Lost and Killing Eve) with shows that concluded successfully (like Breaking Bad and The Sopranos), to explore why certain endings are satisfying — or not. This event is part of Screen Time with Your Humanities Professors, a series…
Thu, 04/21/2022 - 11:00am
A talk featuring the chief economics commentator for The Wall Street Journal, Greg Ip.  Mr. Ip will be virtually presenting his talk, "The Coming Economic Cold War," Monday, April 25 from 12-1pm EST on Zoom. Questions will be moderated by Dean Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge. Please join us by registering here. Campus partners include: College of Pharmacy Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication Terry College of Business College of Public…
Mon, 04/04/2022 - 10:56am
Meeting Dirac’s Challenge Quantum Many-body Physics in the 21st Century  Andrew Millis Department of Physics, Columbia University Center for Computational Quantum Physics, Flatiron Institute  Thursday, April 7, at 3:55 PM  Physics Building Room 202  Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/99879004873?pwd=Vkp2dHJDdU9tcnpNUWp5SFk4QVIvQT09 
Thu, 03/31/2022 - 10:40am
Dr. Josephine Jarpa Dawuni Associate Professor, Department of Political Science Founder and Director, Institute for African Women in Law & Director, Center for Women, Gender & Global Leadership Howard University, DC. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0ULV6cxqRkitr9caFVuqVw
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:52pm
"Coming Out to the Streets: LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness," Dr. Brandon Andrew Robinson, University of California - Riverside. Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rdO-qrzwrGNwKG1Z3cGbuDs6QxqXzWiiu  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Robinson will be discussing their book Coming Out to the Streets: LGBTQ Youth Experiencing…
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:48pm
"Pandemic India: Seen through photographs, darkly," Rustom Bharucha. Bharucha is a writer, director and dramaturg based in Kolkata, India. He retired as professor of theatre and performance studies from the School of Arts and Aesthetics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He is the author of several books including Theatre and the World, The Question of Faith, In the Name of the Secular, The Politics of Cultural Practice, Rajasthan…
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:47pm
“The State of the Humanities, Circa 2022,” Robert Townsend, director for humanities, arts, and culture, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Prior to the his tenure at the AAAS, Rober Townsend spent 24 years at the American Historical Association, in positions ranging from editorial assistant to deputy director. He is the author of History’s Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940…
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:46pm
“Ghosts, Zombies, and Mother Nature: Native Women’s Horror Films Fight Back,” Dr. Channette Romero, English. Free, open to all, FYO approved. Contact TLHAT@uga.edu for Zoom link.
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:45pm
Professor Fay Yarbrough, Associate Dean of Humanities at Rice University, will present “Women, Labor, and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Choctaw Nation,” co-hosted by UGA professors Ervan Garrison and Jim Wilson for the Homeland Returns series in Native Amercian studies at UGA. Yarbrough will discuss Choctaw women’s roles in Choctaw society during the tumultuous nineteenth century, which included the removal of the Choctaw people from the…
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:40pm
“Feminism Re-Examined: Muslim Women in Graphic Novels,” Dr. Esra Santesso, English. Free, open to all, FYO approved. Contact TLHAT@uga.edu for Zoom link.
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:38pm
Chris Singleton is a former professional athlete drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2017. Following the loss of his mother in a racially motivated church mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, Chris has now become an inspirational speaker sharing his message of “Love is Stronger than Hate” through unity and racial reconciliation. You can attend his lecture Wednesday, March 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. Real-time captioning will be…
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:36pm
"BLACK WOMEN’S #HISTORICALWELLNESS: Traditions of Connecting Self-Care to Social Justice," Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, Georgia State University. Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAudumvqD0pE9f45lcN9vjzfN8WN6JVsapG  After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. In this UGA Women’s History Month Virtual Keynote Lecture, Dr. Evans will discuss what…
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:34pm
"A Conversation with Greg Bluestein, Author of Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power" is sponsored by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in partnership with the School of Public and International Affairs and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. It is presented as part of the Willson Center's Global Georgia Initiative public events series. Bluestein is a political reporter who…
Tue, 03/22/2022 - 9:33pm
Join the final installment of the 2021-2022 UGA Laboratory of Archaeology Speaker Series: The Intersection of Archaeological Science and Tribal Perspectives with "LiDAR, Remote Sensing, and Archaeology." Join Dr. Tim Murtha and Dr. Whit Schroder, from the University of Florida, with LeeAnne Wendt, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, as a discussant. Registration is required: https://bit.ly/3CXda95 For this webinar, the group will present recent…

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