This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Ari Levine. Professor Levine specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern China, and he teaches courses in Chinese, East Asian, and world history. He is the author of Divided by a Common Language: Factional Conflict in Late Northern Song China, and he’s currently completing a book project on urban space and cultural memory in the Northern Song capital of Kaifeng.
Free admission, free pizza.
This is an FYO event.
Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, from the University of California Davis, will present: "Conservation, Cooperation and Carbon Credits: The challenge of REDD+ on Pemba Zanzibar," Friday, March 23 at 3:30 p.m. in Baldwin Hall, room 264.
The lecture is part of the 2018 Anthropology Spring Speaker Series and is co-sponsored by the African Studies Institute.
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series, "Why Did So Many Crossdressers Fight in the American Civil War?," features doctoral candidate Kate Dahlstrand. Dahlstrand won this year's graduate student competition in the Lunch Time Machine guest speaker contest. A veteran herself, she is currently teaching a course on the history of American veterans.
Free pizza will be served.
What teams will win the grand prize and be crowned the Fabricate winner? All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to come out to enjoy the competition, indulge in heavy hors-d'oeuvres and vote for their favorite team. For more information, visit: http://students.caes.uga.edu/current/fabricate.html
"Looking for Parallels and Intersections in U.S. and Mexican History," Tore Olsson, UGA history alumni and current Assistant Professor of History at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Olsson's new book is Agrarian Crossings (Princeton U 2017).
Learn more about his book at: https://press.princeton.edu/titles/11186.html
The School of Music’s faculty and students collaborate to celebrate women in music in this bonus Thursday Scholarship Series performance in honor of National Women’s History Month.The Thursday Scholarship Series began in 1980 and, as the flagship concert series at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, continues the tradition of “Music Appreciation Programs” started by Hugh Hodgson himself in the 1930s. Proceeds from contributions and ticket sales to these concerts are among the primary means through which School of Music scholarship funds are raised each year.
"Aristotle's Bifurcation of Reality and Asouzu's 'Ibuanyidanda Ontology': Complementarity Synthesis," Alloys S. Ihuah, Benue State University, Makurdi-Nigeria. Reception will follow lecture.
Bakari Sellers, CNN political analyst, will present “Education, Civil Rights and Equality: Cornerstones for our Future” as the 2018 Mary Frances Early Lecture. At age 22, Sellers was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives, making him both the youngest member of the state legislature as well as the youngest African-American elected official in the nation. Sellers represented South Carolina’s 90th district in the state legislature from 2006-2014. He has also worked for Congressman James Clyburn and former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin.