2018 Ljungdahl Lecture

04/27/2018 - 3:30pm

Energy and Matter at the Origin of Life: 

Nick Lane, a faculty member at the University College London, will present the 2018 Ljungdahl Lecture April 27 at 3:30 p.m. in Room C127 of the Davison Life Sciences Building. Open free to the public, Lane will discuss “Energy and Matter at the Origin of Life.”

Renowned as an excellent communicator, Lane is an evolutionary biochemist and writer in the genetics, evolution and environment department of University College London. 

Lunch & Learn: Polarization in Congress

This spring join the Richard B. Russell Library for Civic Knowledge, Civic Power, a weekly lunch and learn series focused on developing a better understanding of Congress.

On April 24, Michael Lynch and Anthony Madonna from the UGA Department of Political Science will speak about polarization in Congress.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a bag lunch; coffee and dessert will be provided.

2018 Annual E. Paul Torrance Lecture: Didi Dunphy

The Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development is excited to announce local artist Didi Dunphy as our 2018 Annual E. Paul Torrance Lecturer! "Art is a Verb, So Let's Do It,"  Didi Dunphy, former visiting scholar and professor in the contemporary and digital media arts at UGA's Lamar Dodd School of Art who works as an independent curator in partnership with regional art museums. 

Lecture: Juan Pablo Molyneux

“My Russian Rooms,” Juan Pablo Molyneux. interior designer.

A committed classicist, Molyneux creates spirited interiors that are rooted in history without being historical recreations. Residential projects of note include the restoration of the early-12th-century Château de Pouy-sur-Vannes in Bourgogne, the 17th-century Hotel Claude Passart in Paris and a royal palace and gardens in Qatar. His work has been published in Architectural Digest and featured in countless books on interiors.

Lunchtime Time Machine

This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series, "Who Opened the U.S.-Mexican Border?," features Cindy Hahamovitch. Hahamovitch is the author of two books: The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945 (1997) and the triple prize-winning No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor (2011). She teaches courses on U.S. history, immigration, food and power, the U.S. between 1945 and 1975, and labor history.

Free pizza will be served.

Ramsey Lecture: Rupert Nacoste

The 2018 Bernard B. Ramsey Lecture in Health Promotion and Behavior, "Getting Along on a Neo Diverse Campus," will be delivered by Dr. Rupert Nacoste, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor in the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University.

Reception and refreshments will follow in the MLC North Tower.

African Studies Institute Spring Lecture

The African Studies Institute presents the 2018 Spring Lecture on Thursday, March 29 at 8am in the UGA Special Collections Library Auditorium on North Campus. African Philosopher Alloy S. Ihuah will present this year’s inaugural lecture, “MADIBAISM: An African Leadership Philosophy of the New Past and the Old Future.” The event is free and the public is invited to attend.


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