Fri, 06/21/2019 - 2:24pm
PhD Candidate Joshua Chu will presents his dessertation defense seminar on "Understanding the role of cardiolipin in Helicobacter pylori flagellar synthesis"
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 4:11pm
"Gendered Prisoner Societies: Structure and Status in Male and Female Prison Units," Derek Kreager, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Penn State.
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 4:09pm
NoViolet Bulawayo will speak on “The Immigrant Experience in America” at the 2019 Betty Jean Craige Lecture. Bulawayo grew up in Zimbabwe. She earned her MFA from Cornell University, where she was a recipient of the Truman Capote Fellowship, and has also held fellowships at Princeton, Harvard, and Stanford, where she now teaches fiction. Bulawayo’s debut novel, We Need New Names, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and The Guardian’s First…
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 2:44pm
David Silkenat presents a talk on his new book, Raising the White Flag: How Surrender Defined the American Civil War. Silkenat is a senior lecturer in the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh. He is also the author of Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, and Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina. He is a co-host of The Whiskey Rebellion, an American History podcast.
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 2:40pm
"The Web of Life: Birds and the Memory of South American Temperate Forests," Dr. Tomás Ibarra from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Villarica Campus. Ibarra is visiting UGA as a Franklin International Faculty Exchange Fellow. At the  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Dr. Ibarra is an Assistant Professor and researcher at the Centre for Local Development (CEDEL), the Centre for Intercultural and Indigenous Research (CIIR),…
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 2:31pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Timothy Yang speaking on "What's the Difference between a Licit and Illicit Drug?." Yang joined the history faculty this year and 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…
Tue, 03/12/2019 - 3:45pm
Charter lecture, featuring Roger Hunter, Program Manager, NASA Small Spacecraft Technology Program. On the day of his graduation from UGA with a degree in mathematics in 1978, Hunter was commissioned as an officer in the Air Force, where he served for 22 years. He joined NASA in 2008 and served as project manager for NASA's Kepler Mission, the first mission capable of finding potentially habitable planets in the Milky Way Galaxy. He currently…
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:23pm
The department of religion presents a lecture by Keon McGuire, assistant professor at Arizona State University, on Tuesday March 26 at 7 p.m. in Peabody Hall, room 115. The lecture, “Religious Afterlife: Race, Gender, and Religion among Black Undergraduates,” is part of the Religion and the Common Good seminar series and open to the public.   McGuire will discuss how narratives concerning institutional and organized religion’s declining…
Wed, 02/20/2019 - 3:52pm
Industry 4.0 in Germany as Seen from a Cultural and Media Studies Perspective. Lecture by Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor Dr. Andreas Böhn discusses the concept of Industry 4.0 in Germany. Known as the "New Industrial Revolution," Industry 4.0 is a mechanization of many tasks that has the potential to elevate workers to more highly technical and advanced positions as the economy shifts. A specialist in modern German literature and…
Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:04am
In recognition of the 2019 national Women’s History Month theme “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence,” the Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia will be hosting numerous programs in March. This year’s Women’s History Month Keynote Address will be presented by Layli Maparyan, Executive Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women and Professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College. Dr. Maparyan is best known…