Tue, 03/01/2016 - 4:48pm
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…
Tue, 03/01/2016 - 4:43pm
"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.
Tue, 03/01/2016 - 4:39pm
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.
Tue, 03/01/2016 - 4:21pm
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. Zéphirin Diabré hails from the village of Foungou in the department of Gomboussougou in Zoundwéogo province of…
Fri, 02/12/2016 - 5:22pm
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…
Fri, 02/12/2016 - 5:04pm
Dengue fever debilitates, sickens and even kills millions of poor people around the world every year—many of them young children. And the same mosquitoes that carry dengue also spread other high-profile viruses such as zika, the subject of a World Health Organization warning that pregnant women should avoid travel to certain countries for fear of severe birth defects. Thomas W. Scott, a Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Nematology at…
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 6:10pm
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
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 5:57pm
Join Alice Aycock as she shares stories of her career as an artist and get an in-depth look at selected works from the artist’s oeuvre. Her large-scale pieces in earth and industrial materials pertain to themes of human and spatial relationships with nature, architecture and the built environment.
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 3:26pm
Jane Wodening, writer and first wife of legendary avant-garde filmmaker Stan Brakhage, will make a rare public appearance in support of her latest book, Brakhage's Childhood (2015). Wodening will speak and take questions from the public about her long and celebrated career as an author and about her thirty-year collaboration with Brakhage on dozens of visionary experimental movies about their domestic lives—including, perhaps most famously, …
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:55pm
Earl Lewis, President of the Andrew Mellon Foundation, will give the Louise McBee Lecture. Lewis, a noted social historian, was a former provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History and African American Studies at Emory University. He is the author and co-editor of seven books. Sponsored by the Institute of Higher Education