The Georgia Review's 2016 Earth Day program will include a guided tour of the State Botanical Garden and a Robinson Jeffers–inspired poetry workshop, followed by a keynote address "Coming Home to Earth" by internationally regarded environmental writer Alison Hawthorne Deming. A reception will follow with music from Hawk Proof Rooster and home.made.
Cora Keber will begin with a tour of the International Garden. The group will move inside for UGA professor and poet Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor to use the writing of Robinson Jeffers to spark some deep thinking about nature and poetry through guided writing exercises.
Three Minute Thesis challenges doctoral students to present their theses in three minutes.
The Three Minute Thesis is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland.
The exercise develops academic, presentation and research communication skills and supports the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.
The Georgia's Children's Chorus will perform holiday music at 2:15 p.m., followed by The Solstice Sisters at 3:15 p.m. Santa will be available to listen to children's wishes. Children will create an art project with the education staff.
Participants will see examples of intricate needlework in the exhibition “Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: ‘Crowned with Glory and Immortality,’” then stitch up their own embroidered holiday ornament. To include a special holiday performance by the Meridian Women’s Choir in the lobby.
Photos taken by students in various locations around the world are on display. Campus community members can vote on their favorite photo at International Coffee Hour. Hosted by International Student Life and the Office of International Education.
Sponsored by: Research, Office of the Vice President for (OVPR), Terry College of Business
Contact: Jared Bybee
Innovation and entrepreneurship at UGA will be celebrated at the Thinc. Fall Showcase.
Sponsored by: Comparative Literature, Department of
Contact: Dainess Maganda 706-542-9587
The cultural awareness event celebrates the varied cultures that Africa brings to this world. African languages and literature faculty and students will cook food and wear their native attires to showcase their identity and unite in a communal dance. To include food, music, fun and skits.
Archive Fever is a new program at the Dodd Galleries that explores research and visual culture. Part Pechu-Kucha, part image round-robin, 5 students, faculty, and visiting artists will be asked to present 10-15 slides that inform their perceptual, emotional, and intellectual archive.
This two-day event of campus programs occurs on Sunday Nov. 8 and Monday Nov. 9. Vereen Bell, Taylor Branch, Paul Hemphill, and Janisse Ray are the 2015 inductees. The actual induction ceremony, free and open to the public, will be held Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. in the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Building.
On Sunday, November 8 the following events will be held leading up to the induction ceremony the following day: