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The Virtual Roach Project

Joseph McHugh will discuss the Virtual Roach Project, a Web resource focused on insect anatomy that was developed as a technical reference and an instructional tool.

The project links morphological terminology with an extensive image archive, including scientific illustrations, scanning electron micrographs and photomicrographs. Users are able to explore the anatomy of a cockroach through a virtual dissection.

Guest Lecture: Photographer Billy Weeks

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 Special Collections Libraries through March 31.

Lecture: Patricia Bell-Scott

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 selection of songs under the direction of  Gregory Broughton. A part of Black History Month observance. 

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