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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…
Wed, 02/12/2020 - 2:31pm
The Symposium on the Book presents a talk by Julie Park titled "Making Paper Windows to the Past: Eighteenth-Century Extra-Illustration and the Art of Writing" taken from her third book project, Writing's Maker. Julie Park is a material and visual culture scholar of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England who works at the intersections of literary studies, information studies and textual materiality. Her research examines the unexpected ways…
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
Click here to register for this event. 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…
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, 11/04/2019 - 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…

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