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Mon, 10/25/2021 - 9:13am
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature and Director of the Institute of Native American Studies will moderate a panel on climate change and environmental justice, in the particular context of Indigenous coastal communities in Canada and the United States Southeast. For more information and to register, see here.
Thu, 10/07/2021 - 10:35am
A presentation by UGA professors Ervan Garrison and Jim Wilson to an audience at Seminole State College in Seminole, Oklahoma, and open to our UGA audience as well.  Ervan Garrison’s presentation is titled “Tribal Homelands and Recovering Place through Remote Sensing & Marine Studies,” and Jim Wilson’s presentation is titled “Anompolichi: The Wordmaster and Living Cultural Sites.”  Professor Ervan Garrison is Professor of Anthropology and…
Thu, 10/07/2021 - 10:02am
University of Oklahoma Professor Joshua Nelson and University of Georgia Professor LeAnne Howe present about how Sequoyah’s life of many journeys inspired their film, Searching for Sequoyah, to be released on PBS stations in early November, as well as their ongoing research.   Presidential Professor Joshua Nelson is Associate Professor of English and affiliated faculty with Film & Media Studies, Native American Studies, and Women's &…
Thu, 03/25/2021 - 12:54pm
The University of Georgia Department of English invites you to a free, public digital lecture and Q&A by Dr. Jill Bradbury titled "Shakespeare and the Poetics of American Sign Language". Dr. Bradbury is the chair of English at Gallaudet University and studies American Sign Language theatre companies that bring Shakespeare to Deaf, Deaf +, and hearing audiences. This lecture is sponsored by Georgia Humanities and the Wilson Center for the…
Thu, 03/25/2021 - 12:49pm
Nick Sturm, NEH Postdoctoral Fellow in Poetics at Emory University, will join us for a Zoom workshop on Thursday, April 29th at 4:00 p.m. to discuss his current book project, After the Last Avant-Garde, about Ted Berrigan, Alice Notley, and other 2nd-generation New York School poets.   We will pre-circulate a section of Nick's book project.  Please email Susan Rosenbaum (srosenb@uga.edu) or Nell Andrew (nandrew@uga.edu) for a copy of the paper,…
Wed, 03/10/2021 - 1:09pm
You're invited to a brand-new Professional Development Speaker Series, hosted by the Creative Writing Grad Student Committee!! For the Zoom link to this free event, please contact Christine Wood Martinez: christina.woodmartinez@uga.edu For the past few months, the CWP Grad Student Committee has been brainstorming ways of creating more professional development resources and opportunities for English grad students. As a result, we've set up a…
Thu, 03/04/2021 - 9:41am
Author Megha Majumdar will give her talk, "Writing Socially Engaged Fiction," as the Department of Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies's annual Betty Jean Craige Lecture, co-sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts in partnership with the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program. The event is also presented as part of the Willson Center’s 2021 Global Georgia Initiative public events series. Megha…
Thu, 03/04/2021 - 9:35am
Nigerian-American author Helon Habila will give his talk, "Searching for Home: Africans in Europe," as the Department of Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies's annual Betty Jean Craige Lecture, co-sponsored by the Willson Center for the Humanities and Arts and the African Studies Institute. Habila's talk, the Comparative Literature Department's contribution to the 60th anniversary of desegregation at UGA, celebrates the department's…
Wed, 02/17/2021 - 11:36am
This talk engages with the question of what it means to assess and grade college student writing for a better, more antiracist world. It focuses not on people behaving badly or racist, but rather on the historical and structural ways that most academics judge and read language; teachers’ ways of assessing language; disciplines’ logics and ways with words; and most professions’ expectations of language use. It pays particular attention to the…
Fri, 02/12/2021 - 1:35pm
It’s never too early to begin planning for your future beyond your humanities graduate education!  Staff with the office of Experiential Professional Development (xPD) in the UGA Graduate School will introduce you to action plans for every stage of your career development journey, point you in the direction of on-campus and off-campus resources, and discuss general approaches to managing your career development during your time in graduate…

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