Alexis Esquivel is a Cuban visual and performance artist whose work has often explored themes of history, race and identity, particularly in a Cuban cultural context.
Part of a recurring series, this week's event will feature Derrick Angermeier, a doctoral candidate, and a lecture entitled "How Did Hitler's Atomic Bomb Ignite the Cold War?" Angermeier's dissertation research focuses on the historical arguments made by Nazi thinkers and demonstrates that Nazism’s flawed historical analysis points to ideological consistencies within a thought system that was notorious for inconsistency. Pizza will be provided.
"Martin Luther's Gospel," Phillip Cary, a professor of philosophy at Eastern University and scholar in residence at the Templeton Honors College at Eastern.
Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa will discuss her creative process and debut novel, "Daughters of the Stone." The novel chronicles the lives of five generations of Afro-Puerto Rican women on the island and the mainland.
Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa, author and finalist of the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers, will discuss her creative process, the importance of stories and her debut novel's representation of five generations of Afro-Puerto Rican women and their historical, cultural and magical journeys of survival, resistance and celebration.
"Carracci's 'Butcher Shop As If It Were a Church,'" Gail Feigenbaum. Feigenbaum will discuss baroque artist Carracci's response to history through his Butcher Shop.
UGA Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication advertising professor Tom Reichert will present this month's science discussion entitled, "Sex in Advertising: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Too Afraid to Ask." The event is free and open to the public.
Zéphirin Diabré, opposition leader in the Parliament, former presidential candidate of Burkina Faso, former deputy administrator of the U.N. Development Program and visiting Harvard scholar will be give a lecture titled "Contesting Constitutional Change and Restoring Democracy in Burkina Faso." Hosted by the African Studies Institute.
Billy Weeks, a two-time winner of the Gordon Parks International Photography award, will speak. The talk will focus on “the moment where the photographer past interacts with the subject present. In other words, what is it that attracts the photographer to make an image?."
Weeks' visit complements an exhibit of photographs from a "Life" magazine 1956 photo essay on segregation in the South will be on view at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries through March 31.
This week's lecture: "'Going to the Chapel and We're Gonna Get Married': Ordination and Gay Marriage" presented by Wanda Wilcox, Women's Studies, Adult Education, and Franklin Advising