Promoting Scholarly Inquiry & Creative Activity

  • Mapping Occupation
    New web-based project tracks U.S. Army deployment in Reconstruction South

    Mapping Occupation, a recently launched web-based project by University of Georgia and City University of New York historians, provides the first detailed look at where the United States sent its troops to occupy the South after the American Civil War.
  • Doug Blackmon
    Pulitzer-winning author and journalist to speak at UGA

    Douglas A. Blackmon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II,” will visit the University of Georgia for a talk on April 2 at 4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
  • James Murphy
    Third annual Slingshot festival begins March 26

    Spread over five city blocks and dozens of venues, Slingshot spotlights international, national, and local acts on stage, boundary pushing artworks throughout the urban environment, and tech talks with leading innovators.

Upcoming Events

Apr
2
Thu
12:30 pm Miriam Lewin – “Sexual ... @ Park Hall, room 265
Miriam Lewin – “Sexual ... @ Park Hall, room 265
Apr 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Miriam Lewin - "Sexual violence and dictatorship, 30 years later. The end of the taboo" @ Park Hall, room 265 | Athens | Georgia | United States
Miriam Lewin, Argentine radio and television journalist, will visit the University of Georgia on Thursday, April 2 as part of the Willson Center’s Distinguished Artist or Lecturer program. Her talk, “Sexual violence and dictatorship, 30 years later. The end of...
12:30 pm Richard Begam – “Modernism ... @ Miller Learning Center, Room 269
Richard Begam – “Modernism ... @ Miller Learning Center, Room 269
Apr 2 @ 12:30 pm
Richard Begam - “Modernism After Poststructuralism, or Badiou Saved From Drowning” @ Miller Learning Center, Room 269
We are now at least a generation beyond the poststructuralist revolution that transformed modernist studies in the 1970s and 1980s. How has the emergence of a new group of contemporary theorists changed our conception of modernism and the interpretative protocols...
4:00 pm Douglas C. Blackmon – “... @ Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room
Douglas C. Blackmon – “... @ Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm
Douglas C. Blackmon - "A Persistent Past... and the Origins of Ferguson" @ Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room | Athens | Georgia | United States
Douglas A. Blackmon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II,” will visit the University of Georgia for a talk on April 2 at 4 p.m....
Apr
3
Fri
4:00 pm Cinema Roundtable – “TO... @ Miller Learning Center, room 148
Cinema Roundtable – “TO... @ Miller Learning Center, room 148
Apr 3 @ 4:00 pm
Cinema Roundtable - "TOY STORY Turns 20: How Significant Was Pixar’s 1st Feature Film?" @ Miller Learning Center, room 148 | Athens | Georgia | United States
When Toy Story premiered in 1995 critics celebrated it as the dawn of a new era for motion picture animation. Toy Story also helped launch Pixar as the top brand for quality animation. Twenty years later it may be hard...