Thu, 09/24/2015 - 12:36pm
Katelyn Kivett and Kate Templeton, from the UGA Career Center, will present this lecture as part of the Friday speaker series. The event is free, open to the public and FYO.
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 12:33pm
Melissa Fahmy, from the UGA department of philosophy, will present this lecture as part of the Friday speaker series. The event is free, open to the public and FYO.
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 12:30pm
Justin Lavner, from the UGA department of psychology, will present this lecture. The event is free, open to the public and FYO.
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 12:04pm
Mary Caplan, from the UGA School of Social Work, will present this lecture. The event is free, open to the public and is a First Year Odyssey course.
Thu, 09/24/2015 - 11:55am
Kristyl Tift, from Women's Studies & Theatre and Film Studies, will present this lecture that is part of a weekly lecture series for the Institute of Women's Studies. The event is FREE, open to the public and is First Year Odyssey (FYO) event.
Tue, 09/22/2015 - 4:53pm
This is a Throwback Therapies: History of Medical Science Series Lecture by Dr. Stephen Berry, Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era and co-founder of the Center for Virtual History at UGA. The lecture focuses on the increasing role of medical science in establishing precise causes of death in the 19th-century U. S., which in turn created a more precise and robust understanding of public health. The data is drawn from two sources—the South's…
Tue, 09/22/2015 - 4:32pm
Distinguished UGA alum John R. Parker Jr. (History, '73) presents a talk on "What’s a History Degree Good for Anyway?” John Parker is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. This event is free and open to the public. Pizza will be served for this lunch hour talk.
Tue, 09/22/2015 - 4:21pm
Award-winning historian Catherine Clinton, author of Mary Lincoln: A Life(HarperCollins, 2009) delivers a short lecture on the myriad tragedies suffered by Mary Lincoln in the aftermath of her husband's murder. Inconsolable in grief, Mary Lincoln was then herself the victim of character assassination in stories that were circulated first by her enemies, then by her biographers and her historians. Come hear the "other half" of the assassination…
Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:58pm
Jerry Shannon is an assistant professor in the department of geography and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia. He is a geographer studying how to make urban neighborhoods and food systems healthier and more equitable. Dr. Shannon’s broad interests are in urban development and inequality, geographic information systems, political geography, and place effects on health. More specifically, his research focuses…
Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:57pm
Mark Berg is an assistant professor in the department of sociology at the University of Iowa. Berg’s research interests primarily include criminology, interpersonal violence, the mobilization of law, and the social context of adolescent development. He is currently investigating the situational characteristics of disputes as part of a project funded by the National Institute of Justice (U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC).