Thu, 01/23/2020 - 2:25pm
The UGA English Department's Ballew Lecture Series presents "Victorians on Broadway: Melodrama and Gender Performance in Jekyll and Hyde," a talk by Dr. Sharon Aronofsky Weltman, the William E. "Bud" Davis Alumni Professor at Louisiana State University. A specialist in nineteenth-century British literature and culture with approximately 70 publications in print, forthcoming, or under contract, her current research branches into two areas:…
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 3:31pm
In this keynote address, Write@UGA featured speaker Dr. Cristyn Elder will present data on writing as a high-impact tool for learning across the disciplines, describe effective writing activities and assessment tools for large and small enrollment classes for both general education and courses in the major, and offer strategies for reducing faculty time spent responding to writing while still offering effective feedback. Dr. Cristyn Elder is…
Wed, 01/22/2020 - 9:27am
Dr. Pillai, Associate Professor and Director of the Arts and Humanities Global Experience Project at Coastal Carolina U, will be available to talk informally to Franklin faculty and administrators about the Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) she has just proposed at her institution for “Communally Threaded Civic Engagement Activities to Enhance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for all at CCU,” an attempt to situate all CCU students’ education…
Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:43am
The UGA Department of English and the Franklin College Office of Diversity and Inclusion are pleased to present a lecture, Mourner-Confessors: The Masala Intercommunity of Women in Rudaali and Hamlet," given by our 2020 Visiting Scholar Dr. Tripthi Pillai of Coastal Carolina University. Seating is restricted, so if you are not a student registered for ENGL 4332 or ENGL 6332, please mail Dr. Iyengar (iyengar@uga.edu) to find out whether there is…
Wed, 01/15/2020 - 3:01pm
The UGA Department of English and the Franklin College Office of Diversity and Inclusion are pleased to present a lecture, "Shakespeare and Academic 'Redlining,'" given by our 2020 Visiting Scholar Dr. Tripthi Pillai of Coastal Carolina University. Professor Pillai is Associate Professor of English at Coastal Carolina University, a regional public institution in South Carolina with a strong focus on undergraduate teaching, and Arts and…
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:01am
This event is part of the "Beyond the Tenure Track" series presented by the English Graduate Program. Writer, editor, and publicist Kazim Ali will talk about his experience starting Nightboat Books, an independent press that started in 2004 and has since become a 501(c)3 non-profit.  To date, it has published more than 130 titles of, as stated on their website, “meaningful, expressive, innovative poetry and prose.”  Join us to learn how to start…
Mon, 11/18/2019 - 2:10pm
Andrew Gibson, Professor of English Literature at Royal Holloway University of London, will present work drawn from his forthcoming book J.M. Coetzee and Neoliberal Culture. During a long and productive career that has established him in the first rank of Joyce and Beckett scholarship, Professor Gibson has lectured at universities throughout the world including the U.S., France, Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia. The co-founder of seminars on…
Mon, 11/04/2019 - 3:15pm
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Anna Brickhouse, Professor of English at the University of Virginia and award-winning author of The Unsettlement of America (Oxford, 2014) and Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge, 2005). Professor Brickhouse’s talk, “An Earthquake History of the Americas” is based on her current research, for which she was awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. This talk…
Mon, 10/21/2019 - 4:35pm
The UGA English Department is pleased to present the 8th Annual Barbara Methvin Lecture: "Parade Coming! Segregation and Street Performances in the Photography of Eudora Welty," given by Dr. Annette Trefzer, Associate Professor at the University of Mississippi.  Dr. Annette Trefzer is Associate Professor of English at the University of Mississippi.  She is the author of Disturbing Indians: The Archaeology of Southern Fiction and the co-editor of…
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 8:50pm
Dr. Oumelbanine Zhiri is a Professor of French Literature at the University of California, San Diego. Her talk explores the global intellectual culture of the early seventeenth century, and the participation of non-Europeans in the birth of modernity. Worldmaking, or global imagining, is a feature of early modern culture, best symbolized by the globes that became an important and prestigious production in Europe. However, intellectual world…