Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:59pm
Patricia Bell-Scott, UGA professor emerita of women’s studies and human development and family science, will discuss her new book, "The Firebrand and the First Lady," which is a portrait of the friendship between civil rights activist Pauli Murray and Eleanor Roosevelt. Co-sponsored by the Institute for African American Studies. A part of Black History Month observance. Prior to the event, the African American Choral Ensemble will present a…
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:54pm
Assaf Gavron is a writer and translator. His fiction has been translated into ten languages, adapted to the stage, and four of his books are optioned for films. Gavron is also one of the noted translators in Israel. Among the authors he has translated from English are J.D. Salinger, Philip Roth, Jonathan Safran-Foer and J.K. Rowling. The event is part of the Willson Center’s Global Georgia Initiative. Gavron grew up in Jerusalem, studied in…
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 2:38pm
Natalie “Alabama” Chanin is the owner and designer of Alabama Chanin. She has a degree in environmental design with a focus on industrial and craft-based textiles from North Carolina State University. Chanin continues to learn and to teach craft traditions, using them to bridge generational, economic, and cultural gaps. Chanin’s talk is part of the Willson Center’s Global Georgia Initiative, which brings world-class thinkers to Georgia.  After…
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 6:29pm
The Insitute for Women's Studies presents a Friday speaker series. This week's topic is "Sexual Harassment and Assault on Campus: The Legal Side of Gender Equity" presented by Lisa Anderson and Elaine Woo, Atlanta Women for Equality.
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 5:11pm
Thomas C. Reeves, UGA professor emeritus, will present this year’s lecture to celebrate the 231st anniversary of the establishment of America’s first state-chartered institution of higher education. His lecture is titled "So You Think You're Smarter than a Robot: The Race between Human Learning and Deep Learning."  Brian Heredia, a member of the Class of 2018, will provide the student response.  Each year, the UGA Alumni Association proudly…
Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:30pm
Professor Tom Gunning, "Putting the digital back in digital cinema: The elusive touch, the evasive grasp, the open gesture" Tom Gunning is among the leading scholars of film in the United States and Distinguished Service Professor of Art History and Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago. In over one hundred publications, Gunning has concentrated on early cinema (from its origins to World War I) as well as on the culture of…
Fri, 01/08/2016 - 11:01am
Teams representing the Georgia Debate Union earned second and fifth place at the University of Miami intercollegiate debate tournament recently held in Miami, Florida.  The college debate tournament featured over 30 teams from 12 colleges and universities across the Southeast, Midwest, and mid-Atlantic, including the US Naval Academy and Vanderbilt University.  The team of Swapnil Agrawal, a freshman from Chamblee, and Advait Ramanan, a freshman…
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Fri, 12/04/2015 - 10:48am
The fall 2015 Sustainable UGA Semester in Review celebrates people, programs, activities and academic courses that are creating a culture of sustainability at UGA. The program includes brief presentations from Office of Sustainability interns, posters and table displays from UGA classes, the announcement of 2016 Campus Sustainability Grant winners, light lunch fare and opportunities for networking. To register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/…
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 12:12pm
Report from Infinity: Rural Highway, Southern Georgia, After Rainstorm," photographer Raymond Smith.
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:57am
"Women and Girls: Local to Global, Global to Local," Cecilia Herles, assistant director of the Institute for Women’s Studies. Herles will be speaking about challenges that are being faced by women and girls in Georgia and women and girls on a global scale, such as lack of safety, objectification, domestic violence and lack of access to health environment and food. Herles holds degrees in philosophy and English from Clemson University. She earned…