Events

Oct 19 – Nov 16 all-day Jackson Street Building
Au cœur de Mai 68 commemorates the 50th anniversary of France’s iconic May 1968 protests through a series of 43 previously unseen photos by French photographer Philippe Gras, discovered after his death in 2007. May 1968 still plays an important role in France’s collective memory...
Oct 22 – Nov 2 all-day Lamar Dodd School of Art, various locations
Michael Kress is a conceptual and participation artist living and working in Hamburg, Germany. The focus of his work is to explore semiotics and language as normative moments in the construction of media-identities. Since 2004 Kress has been examining these “identities” as spatial imaginaries evidenced...
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm Fire Hall No. 2
Joseph O’Neill is the author of the novels The Dog, Netherland (which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award), The Breezes, and This Is the Life. He has also written a family history, Blood-Dark Track, as well as many pieces of literary and cultural criticism for...
Oct 31 all-day UGA Main Library and Ciné
UGA will take part in Frankenreads: an international celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein organized by the Keats-Shelley Association of America and the NEH. The Colloquium in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Literary is sponsoring a nearly complete reading of the novel in collaboration with the Main...
Oct 31 @ 3:30 pm Lamar Dodd School of Art, room S160
Elizabeth Corr works with artists, architects, and designers to heighten public awareness of and interest in the environmental issues that face today’s communities. She is the Director of Art Partnerships at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an international environmental nonprofit organization with over three...
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, various locations
The annual national conference of the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) will be held on the UGA campus and in other Athens, Ga. venues Nov. 1-3, with the theme of Arts Environments: Design, Resilience, and Sustainability. Registration for the conference is closed, but the conference’s...
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Hall
Participants in this free, public plenary session of the a2ru National Conference are Cassandra Fraser, professor of chemistry at the University of Virginia; Paul Shrivastava, chief sustainability officer at Penn State University; and Sha Xin Wei, professor and director of the School of Arts, Media + Engineering...
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Hall
Rebecca Rutstein, an artist whose work spans painting, sculpture, installation, and public art and explores abstraction inspired by science, data and maps, will visit the University of Georgia as the third Delta Visiting Chair for Global Understanding. Rutstein will visit UGA twice during the upcoming...
Nov 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Mahler Hall
Participants in this free, public plenary session of the a2ru National Conference are Peter Linett, chairman and chief idea officer of Slover Linett Audience Research; and Harry J. Elam, Jr., the Olive H. Palmer Professor in the Humanities, senior vice provost for education, vice president for the...
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm Georgia Theatre
The closing event of the 2018 a2ru national conference at the University of Georgia is an evening of performance and art curated by Moogfest with the theme “Human and the Machine.” The event takes place Nov. 3 at the Georgia Theatre, 215 N. Lumpkin St....
Nov 7 @ 3:30 pm Miller Learning Center, Room 148
Drawing on a unique combination of long-term ethnographic fieldwork and documentary evidence from court cases involving drug-trafficking groups in poor and high-crime neighborhoods in Argentina, this talk will examine the clandestine connections between participants in the illicit drug trade and members of state security forces,...
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm Seney-Stovall Chapel
This screening is presented by the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission and the Southren Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers in partnership with the Willson Center. Moshe Rynecki’s body of work reached close to eight hundred paintings and sculptures before his life came to a tragic end....
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm TBD
Ingie Hovland is a lecturer with a joint appointment in the department of religion and the African Studies Institute at UGA. Her talk is part of Religion and the Common Good, a seminar organized by Robert L. Foster of the department of religion and Joshua Patterson of the...
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm TBD
Keon M. McGuire is an assistant professor of higher and postsecondary education in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and a faculty affiliate with the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. His talk is part of Religion and the Common Good, a seminar organized by Robert...
Mar 29 @ 3:30 pm Peabody Hall, Room 115
Julia Annas is one of most important and influential scholars of ancient philosophy. Many of her books (at least 14 to date) and articles (more than 100) have been translated into multiple languages and are very widely cited. She was the founding editor of the...