Join six graduate students from the UGA Creative Writing Program and Lamar Dodd School of Art as they share their creative work at this interdisciplinary symposium. A Q&A session will follow the panel presentations. Light refreshment will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.
Willson Center for Humanities and Arts
Join us for aqueous work from an award-winning poet and distinguished composer. Peter Van Zandt Lane will give a presentation on his current composition project, Thresholds, a work for orchestra and electronics that incorporates data sonification from the Georgia Coastal Ecologies Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) site and is supported by a grant from the Georgia Sea Grant Artists Program.
Join The Georgia Review for this free public event. Since 2020, Rebecca Pappas and her collaborators have been developing My Body as the Topic Coming Around Again, a three-volume dancework that unravels the tangled threads of white womanhood and American modern dance.
Please join us for a conversation with Erica Abrams Locklear, author of Appalachia on the Table: Representing Mountain Food and People (University of Georgia Press), and Josina Guess, assistant editor for Sojourners Magazine, to discuss Locklear's book and how long-held preconceptions about Appalachian foodways color our perception of the region and its people.
This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested.
The University of Georgia Press, Avid Bookshop, and the Athens-Clarke County Library invite the public to an author event and book signing with Sally Bethea in celebration of her book Keeping the Chattahoochee: Reviving and Defending a Great Southern River on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, from 7pm-8pm at the public library. There will be a book signing after the discussion.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
ChatGPT made its début less than a year ago: how are humanists responding to the bot? Join Dr. Julia Burkhardt, Professor of Medieval History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and a participant in the UGA-LMU Faculty Research Exchange Program, in exploring this question with a group of UGA faculty who have been thinking deeply about artificial intelligence and education: Elizabeth Davis (English), Jeremy Davis (Philosophy), Katie Ireland (Libraries and Digital Humanities), Kevin Jones (History), and Montgomery Wolf (History).
Join the Russell Library for the fourth annual Food, Power, and Politics Lecture featuring Maurice Bailey, President & CEO of Save Our Legacy Ourself (SOLO), a non-profit based on Sapelo Island. Bailey will discuss the revival of heritage crops and the preservation of the culture, heritage, and traditions of the Saltwater Geechee people on Sapelo Island. Nik Heynen will moderate the event. Light reception to follow.
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection welcomes Peabody Award winning documentary film producer George King to Athens for a screening of his newest film, “Thumbs Up for Mother Universe- Stories from the Life of Lonnie Holley.” The screening is free and open to the general public as well as UGA faculty, students, and staff.
Malinda Maynor Lowery is the Cahoon Family Professor of American History at Emory University. She is a historian, scholar and documentary film producer who is a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. She has written two books, over 20 book chapters or articles and has published essays for popular audiences in places such as The New York Times.
Lecture, "The Blood of Christians: Phillis Wheatley Peters and White Christianity" with Professor Kim Coles, 10AM: