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NoViolet Bulawayo

2019 Global Georgia Initiative continues with three events in April

The Willson Center's 2019 Global Georgia Initiative visiting speaker series began this February with public talks by author Jeff VanderMeer and historian and Ferdinand Phinizy Lecturer Stephanie McCurry. The series continues with a panel discussion on the removal of monuments in the global south featuring...

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Stephanie McCurry

Video of Phinizy Lecture by historian Stephanie McCurry now online

Columbia University historian Stephanie McCurry visited the University of Georgia to give the department of history’s Ferdinand Phinizy Lecture, an event in the Willson Center's Global Georgia Initiative. McCurry’s talk, which took place Feb. 22 in the Seney-Stovall Chapel, was also part of the university’s...

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Christy Desmet

Remembering Christy Desmet

Christy Desmet, a beloved and highly accomplished member of the UGA department of English faculty for more than three decades, passed away on July 25. The following tribute was written by her dear friend, longtime collaborator, and fellow professor of English, Sujata Iyengar....

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