First Year Odyssey

Events

Experience

Concerts, lectures, undergraduate research, service-learning, films and more give you opportunities to enhance your learning experience.

Students enrolled in First-Year Odyssey seminars are required to attend at least three campus events during the semester.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

LGBT Center Awareness Day

Thu. October 19, 2017, 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM - LGBT Resource Center
Visit The LGBT Resource Center to meet the staff and student leaders, learn more about services and programs offered, and to participate in activities for give-a-ways.
Event type: FYI Only    Host: LGBT Resource Center
More information: Rashad Small, 7065424077, rsmall@uga.edu, lgbt.uga.edu

African Studies Fall Lecture

Thu. October 19, 2017, 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM - University Chapel
Annual Fall Lecture on African Studies organized by the African Studies Institute. The program features an Africanist faculty from SEC schools and beyond. This year's lecture focuses on African Music. It is organized in conjunction with the 20th Anniversary celebrations of African Perspectives, a weekly program on Athens Public Radio, WUGA. A reception follows immediately outside of the Chapel.
Event type: Lecture    Host: African Studies Institute African Perspectives @20 WUGA
More information: Jameelah Jones, 706-542-0506, jameelah@uga.edu, afrstu.uga.edu

Fempowerment: Women and Religion

Thu. October 19, 2017, 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM - Tate 140
Fempowerment is a space for undergraduate students to come discuss any and all topics at the intersection of womanhood and wellness. Womanhood in this context is defined as the state of anyone who identifies as a woman, and wellness is defined as the promotion of mental, emotional, physical, and relationship-oriented health. This session will focus on women and religion.
Event type: Discussion    Host: University Health Center
More information: Katy Janousek, 706-542-8690, kjanousek@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. October 20, 2017, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Georgia Musuem of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the spring semester. Sessions include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience or special clothing is necessary. Meditation pillows or yoga mats are provided. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Reservation information: Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/mornin

Dawgs Making It Better

Fri. October 20, 2017, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM - Tate Student Center Plaza
During Dawgs Making It Better Campaign, join the LGBTRC and other UGA departments, offices, and student organizations for educational activities, photos, and more to bring about awareness of LGBT issues and build community.
Event type: Festival    Host: LGBT Resource Center
More information: Rashad Small, 7065424077, rsmall@uga.edu, lgbt.uga.edu

International Coffee Hour—Every Friday During Classes

Fri. October 20, 2017, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind.
Event type: Cultural Engagement    Host: Department of International Student Life
More information: Ben Cecil, 706-542-5867, bgcecil@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Serve with Athens Animal Control!

Fri. October 20, 2017, 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM - Meet at the Center for Leadership and Service, Tate 2nd Floor
Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with the Athens-Clarke County Animal Control! The Athens-Clarke County Animal Control works toward protecting the public safety and health from at-large and dangerous animals and protecting animals from inhumane treatment. Volunteers will be interacting with dogs and cats at the site.
Reservation information: Register: https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/133836
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service
More information: Daia Lopez, dnl40243@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/133836

Conversations on Muses

Fri. October 20, 2017, 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM - Georgia Museum of art
This fall, the Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series will highlight the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête” through a gallery tour and discussion led by curator Dr. Shawnya Harris in collaboration with the UGA departments of women’s studies and African American studies.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/conver

Serve with the Food Bank!

Sat. October 21, 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Meet at the Center for Leadership and Service, Tate 2nd Floor
Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia! The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia works toward ending hunger as part of an overall community effort to alleviate poverty.
Reservation information: Register: https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/128066
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service
More information: Jennifer Watkins, jwatkins22@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/128066

Serve with Brooklyn Cemetery!

Sat. October 21, 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Meet at the Center for Leadership and Service, Tate 2nd Floor
The purpose of this service project is to not only educate participants of the historical significance of the cemetery but to also aid in the ongoing beautification, preservation, and research of a once lost landmark of the African American community in Athens, Georgia. Volunteers will work to remove overgrowth, fallen limbs, and underbrush from the grave sites.
Reservation information: Register: https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/139207
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service
More information: Saakya Peechara, sp06999@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/139207

Serve with Hands On Athens!

Sat. October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Meet at the Center for Leadership and Service, Tate 2nd Floor
Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Hands on Athens! Hands On works to repair and revitalize historic Athens homes of low-income residents.
Reservation information: Register: https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/131046
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service
More information: Elizabeth Griffin, ehg61556@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/131046

Serve with Extra Special People!

Sun. October 22, 2017, 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM - Meet at 193 Strickland Lane, Jefferson, GA 30549
Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Extra Special People! Extra Special People serve children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families through programs, family support, and community involvement.
Reservation information: Register here: https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/139734
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service
More information: Sarah Williamson, sgw79342@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/139734

Safe Space (Student Session)

Sun. October 22, 2017, 04:00 PM - 07:30 PM - The Intersection
The Safe Space program at UGA is a three and a half hour training for faculty, staff, and students who are interested in learning about gender and sexual identity, homophobia, heterosexism, and how they can provide support and work toward being an ally for the LGBT community. Join us for this student specific session led by staff and student leaders of The LGBT Resource Center.
This event is limited to 25 students
Reservation information: https://ugacampuslife.wufoo.com/forms/zqavmfm0mguzj6/
Event type: Discussion    Host: LGBT Resource Center
More information: Rashad Small, 7065424077, rsmall@uga.edu, lgbt,uga.edu

Serve with Extra Special People!

Sun. October 22, 2017, 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM - Meet at 193 Strickland Lane, Jefferson, GA 30549
Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Extra Special People! Extra Special People serve children and young adults with developmental disabilities and their families through programs, family support, and community involvement.
Reservation information: Register: https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/139735
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service
More information: Sarah Williamson, sgw79342@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/139735

LGBT History Exhibit

Mon. October 23, 2017, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM - Tate Student Center Concourse
Meet students, staff, and faculty for an engaging exhibit of LGBT history, leaders, and more.
Event type: Exhibit     Host: LGBT Resource Center
More information: Rashad Small, 7065424077, rsmall@uga.edu, lgbt.uga.edu

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mon. October 23, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
The Stress & Anxiety Workshop series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 11th and ending on December 4th (no workshop on November 20th). The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 706-542-2273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Serve with Project Safe!

Tue. October 24, 2017, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Meet at the Center for Leadership and Service, Tate 2nd Floor
Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Project Safe! Project Safe works to end domestic violence through intervention, support services, advocacy, and education. Volunteers will mostly likely be working at the Project Safe Thrift Shop, which supports programs and services for victims of domestic violence and their children.
Reservation information: Register https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/109812
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service, Tate 2nd Floor
More information: Emily Stone, eas76999@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/109812

Serve with Bulldog Basics!

Tue. October 24, 2017, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Meet at Dawson Hall
Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteering opportunities with Bulldog Basics. Bulldog Basics is a campus resource, formerly knowns as the hygiene closet, located in Dawson Hall that provides access to hygiene items for students in need.
Reservation information: Register: https://uga.givepulse.com/recurring/137509
Event type: Volunteering    Host: Center for Leadership and Service
More information: Elizabeth Griffin, ehg61556@uga.edu, //uga.givepulse.com/recurring/137509

Cooking Class

Tue. October 24, 2017, 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM - University Health Center - Nutrition Kitchen located in the Health Promotion Department Rm 1225
In the Nutrition Teaching Kitchen, we offer healthy cooking classes for UGA students that are fun, educational, and interesting. Whitni McConnell, MS, RDN, LD, and student of most things edible, will teach you the right balance between flavor and nutrition on a tight budget. You will get the opportunity to practice healthy cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious meal. For this class, students will enjoy a meal and prepare a second to take home! Recipe is Sweet and Sour Meatballs!
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: https://www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen
Ticket charge: $8
To obtain tickets: Student's UHC account is billed once class takes place. Cost is $12 for non-fees paid students
Event type: Demonstration    Host: University Health Center
More information: Whitni McConnell, 706-542-8690, wmcconnell@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen

World Polio Day at Cine

Tue. October 24, 2017, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM - Cine 234 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601
Discover how close Rotarians and partners are to ending polio for good. Watch a live stream from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and march to release balloons. Gather at Cine, downtown Athens, at 5:00 with the livestream at 5:30, followed by a walk to the rooftop of the Georgia Theatre. Event is sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Athens, Oconee Co., and the Classic City of Athens, as well as UGA Rotaract.
Event type: Live screening and awareness of Polio    Host: Rotary International
More information: Ellen Bryson, ellen@brysontrails.com

Bending the Arc Screening

Wed. October 25, 2017, 06:30 PM - Tate Theater
Bending the Arc is a documentary highlighting the work of the global health nonprofit, Partners in Health. "Reaching far beyond the issue of health care, Bending the Arc shows how moral imagination, strategy, and sheer will together can change the trajectory of the world, bending the arc of the moral universe closer to justice." Admission is free, and immediately before the screening, Dr. Joia Mukherjee of Harvard Medical School and PIH is Skyping in to discuss youth activism.
Event type: Film    Host: Partners in Health Engage UGA
More information: Heather Marie Street, 7068361845, heatherst.pihengage@gmail.com, //www.facebook.com/events/1085513258250967/

More Than Meats the Eye

Wed. October 25, 2017, 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM - Miller Learning Center, Room 150
Jenny Brown will speak about the ethical and sustainability issues inherent in animal agriculture, challenging listeners to take a closer look at the realities of our food system and inspiring people to find a better way of feeding the world that respects animals and helps preserve Earth's precious resources. Jenny Brown is a longtime animal advocate and co-founder of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary which she built into one of the country’s most recognized and respected sanctuaries for farmed animals.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Speak Out for Species and the UGA Office of Sustainability
More information: Eric Griffith, 7062243796, sos@uga.edu, //www.facebook.com/events/121242015167282/

“Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People”

Thu. October 26, 2017, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/throug

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mon. October 30, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
The Stress & Anxiety Workshop series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 11th and ending on December 4th (no workshop on November 20th). The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 706-542-2273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Tour at Two: “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête”

Wed. November 1, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, will give a special tour of the exhibition. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-a

Student Success Workshop: Read Between the Lines—Effective Reading and Text Comprehension Strategy

Wed. November 1, 2017, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Miller Learning Center Room #207
This workshop will help students boost their ability to better comprehend dense materials and the complex information as required for mastery in college. Students will learn to prepare methodically, read with a purpose, navigate confidently, and appropriately manage the pace of various reading assignments and texts.
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Student Success Workshop: Keeping HOPE Alive

Wed. November 1, 2017, 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM - Miller Learning Center Room #207
Rep’s from UGA’s Office of Student Financial Aid will provide answers to your questions so you can understand what is required to maintain the HOPE scholarship.
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Forum/Panel    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration

Wed. November 1, 2017, 07:00 PM - Performing Arts Center
To kick off the Spotlight on the Arts festival, UGA’s arts programs present an hour-long kaleidoscope of student performances and presentations. This brilliant, non-stop collage of the arts provides a window into the vast scope of the creative work on our campus, from dance to music, theater, creative writing and art. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the UGA Arts Council
Event type: Art    Host: UGA
More information: Lauren Reamer, artatuga@gmail.com, www.arts.uga.edu. 

Student Spotlight

Thu. November 2, 2017, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM - Tate Plaza
An all-day event featuring performances from student organizations and individuals displaying their talents in music, theater, dance and creative writing.
Event type: Art    Host: UGA
More information: Lauren Reamer, artatuga@gmail.com, www.arts.uga.edu. 

Fempowerment: Women and Media

Thu. November 2, 2017, 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM - Tate 140
Fempowerment is a space for undergraduate students to come discuss any and all topics at the intersection of womanhood and wellness. Womanhood in this context is defined as the state of anyone who identifies as a woman, and wellness is defined as the promotion of mental, emotional, physical, and relationship-oriented health. This session will focus on women and media.
Event type: Discussion    Host: University Health Center
More information: Katy Janousek, 706-542-8690, kjanousek@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Americans in Paris Film Series: “An American in Paris”

Thu. November 2, 2017, 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speakers and short conversations about the film following the screening.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/americ

International Coffee Hour—Every Friday During Classes

Fri. November 3, 2017, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind.
Event type: Cultural Engagement    Host: Department of International Student Life
More information: Ben Cecil, 706-542-5867, bgcecil@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Fri. November 3, 2017, 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM - Miller Learning Center 213
"The Maternal Voice and Horror: Stevie Nicks and Soundtrack in American Horror Story’s 'Coven'" presented by Joshua Bedford, Women's Studies and Music.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Institute for Women's Studies
More information: Terri Hatfield, 706-542-2846, TLHAT@uga.edu, //iws.uga.edu

Lunch With Leaders

Fri. November 3, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Adinkra Hall, Memorial Hall Building
The Lunch with Leaders program is an opportunity for students to have lunch and informal discussion with an out, LGBTQ-identified community leader who briefly shares their personal story, how they came to terms with their identity, how they have balanced their identity with other aspects of their life, and how their identity has affected their career path.
Event type: Art    Host: LGBT Resource Center
More information: Rashad Small, 7065424077, rsmall@uga.edu, lgbt.uga.edu

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. November 3, 2017, 09:30 PM - 10:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the fall semester. Sessions include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience or special clothing is necessary. Meditation pillows or yoga mats are provided. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Reservation information: Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/mornin

Sunday Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Sun. November 5, 2017, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/sunday

Concert: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Sun. November 5, 2017, 03:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center- Hodgson Concert Hall
Essential String Trios: The string trio — violin, viola, and cello — is the chamber music connoisseur’s delight. In the hands of master composers (and virtuoso performers), the string trio offers a peak listening adventure of stunning variety, engrossing dialogue, and transparent beauty.
Reservation information: Student tickets go on sale a month before each event. They can be reserved online at pac.uga.edu, in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center or Tate Student Center or by phone at 706-542-4400.
Ticket charge: $6
To obtain tickets: UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office or Tate Student Center
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, www.pac.uga.edu

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mon. November 6, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
The Stress & Anxiety Workshop series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 11th and ending on December 4th (no workshop on November 20th). The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 706-542-2273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

BeYou Body Image Workshop

Mon. November 6, 2017, 05:00 PM - Miller Learning Center Rm 277
This workshop is led by Peer Educators in a small group format, with less than 15 students. The program encourages students to challenge the “thin ideal” that is prevalent in our society and the media through interactive activities and discussions. Students will learn strategies for body activism and tools for resisting future pressures to conform to appearance-based ideals.
Event type: Discussion    Host: BeYou Peer Educators
More information: Shirelle Hallum, 7065422993, shallum@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/bodyproject

4 minutes, 33 seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship

Tue. November 7, 2017, 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
This fourth-annual competition features student research in the arts. Poster competition entries will be on display Nov. 1-7 at the Georgia Museum of Art, and prizes will be awarded in the poster and presentation categories.
Event type: Art    Host: UGA
More information: Lauren Reamer, artatuga@gmail.com,  www.arts.uga.edu

2017 D.W. Brooks Lecture

Tue. November 7, 2017, 03:30 PM - 04:45 - Mahler Hall, Georgia Center For Continuing Education Conference Center
Nina V. Fedoroff will present the 2017 D.W. Brooks Lecture entitled, "The GMO Wars: What do we do when scientists and citizens deeply disagree?" The talk will be free and open to the public. Fedoroff received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Rockefeller University and has served on the faculties of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, the Johns Hopkins University, the Pennsylvania State University, where she was the Director of the Biotechnology Institute.
Event type: Lecture    Host: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
More information: Josef M. Broder, 706-541-1611, jbroder@uga.edu, //www.caes.uga.edu/about/signature-events/dw-

4 minutes, 33 seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship

Tue. November 7, 2017, 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
This annual competition features student research in the arts. Poster competition entries will be on display November 1 – 7 in the museum’s education resource center, during regular hours. Poster session begins at 7 p.m.; thesis presentations begin at 8 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in both categories. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/4-minu

Fourth Annual 4 minutes, 33 seconds: Spotlight on Scholarship in the Arts Competition

Tue. November 7, 2017, 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
4’33” is a signature Arts Council event where students present their scholarship in the arts in poster (7:00-8:00 pm) or oral form (8:00-9:30 pm). This year’s competition will be held in the Georgia Museum of Art. This event is free and open to the public and participation by UGA students is especially encouraged, either to participate in the competition or to attend the competition as an audience member. A call for the competition will be sent out campus-wide around mid-August.
Event type: Fine Arts    Host: UGA Arts Council
More information: //arts.uga.edu/

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. November 8, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-a

Student Success Workshop: Enhancing Focus and Wellness through Mindfulness

Wed. November 8, 2017, 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Miller Learning Center Room #207
In recent years, science has discovered that mindfulness practices enhance focus and can even improve academic performance. This workshop will provide brief brain-based strategies, which with regular practice, can improve concentration and recall.
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Concert: The Bumper Jacksons

Wed. November 8, 2017, 08:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center- Ramsey Concert Hall
Folding together early styles of jazz, blues, and country swing, the Bumper Jacksons strike a bold yet elegant balance between paying homage to tradition and fashioning their own unique sound. Their reimagined roots music has earned them multiple Best Folk Band Awards.
Reservation information: Student tickets go on sale a month before each event. They can be reserved online at pac.uga.edu, in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center or Tate Student Center or by phone at 706-542-4400.
Ticket charge: $6
To obtain tickets: UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office or Tate Student Center
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, www.pac.uga.edu

Student Success Workshop: Studying in Groups

Thu. November 9, 2017, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM - Miller Learning Center Room #207
This workshop will help students learn how to leverage group study strategies as they seek to master the material and prepare for final exams. Students will learn how to utilize the strengths of others, and groups help compensate for individual members’ weaknesses. Students will also learn the “do’s” and “don’t’s” of how to study in groups.
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Fempowerment: Women and Leadership

Thu. November 9, 2017, 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM - Tate 140
Fempowerment is a space for undergraduate students to come discuss any and all topics at the intersection of womanhood and wellness. Womanhood in this context is defined as the state of anyone who identifies as a woman, and wellness is defined as the promotion of mental, emotional, physical, and relationship-oriented health. This session will focus on women and leadership.
Event type: Discussion    Host: University Health Center
More information: Katy Janousek, 706-542-8690, kjanousek@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Fall Exhibits Reception, Special Collections Libraries

Thu. November 9, 2017, 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM - 2nd Floor, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
The Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at the University of Georgia will host its bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions November 9 at 5:30 p.m. The event will include live music, light refreshments and gallery games. The reception is free and open to the public.
Event type: Reception    Host: Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
More information: Jan Hebbard, 7065425788, jhebbard@uga.edu, //www.facebook.com/UGASpecialCollections/

Fall Exhibits Reception

Thu. November 9, 2017, 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM - Exhibition Hall, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Library
Join us for our bi-annual reception celebrating new exhibitions on Thursday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m. The event will include light refreshments, gallery games, and tours of the underground vault. The students of Advanced Graphic Communication (ADPR-5520) will be on hand to showcase a display of their custom graphic designs inspired by the new exhibit “Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia.”
Event type: Reception    Host: UGA Special Collections Library
More information: Jan Hebbard, 7065425788, jhebbard@uga.edu, //www.libs.uga.edu/events/FallExhibitsRecepti

Student Night

Thu. November 9, 2017, 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join the Student Association of the Georgia Museum of Art for a night of music, food, fun and themed activities to celebrate the current exhibitions. Student Night is generously sponsored by the UGA Parents and Families Association and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art. Part of UGA's 2017 Spotlight on the Arts.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/studen

Concert: The Bumper Jacksons

Thu. November 9, 2017, 08:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center - Ramsey Concert Hall
Folding together early styles of jazz, blues, and country swing, the Bumper Jacksons strike a bold yet elegant balance between paying homage to tradition and fashioning their own unique sound. Their reimagined roots music has earned them multiple Best Folk Band Awards.
Reservation information: Student tickets go on sale a month before each event. They can be reserved online at pac.uga.edu, in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center or Tate Student Center or by phone at 706-542-4400.
Ticket charge: $6
To obtain tickets: UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office or Tate Student Center
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, www.pac.uga.edu

International Coffee Hour—Every Friday During Classes

Fri. November 10, 2017, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind.
Event type: Cultural Engagement    Host: Department of International Student Life
More information: Ben Cecil, 706-542-5867, bgcecil@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mon. November 13, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
The Stress & Anxiety Workshop series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 11th and ending on December 4th (no workshop on November 20th). The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 706-542-2273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Lunchtime Time Machine: What Was Medical Racism?

Tue. November 14, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 Leconte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Chana Kai Lee. Professor Lee teaches courses in the history of the Civil Rights movement, the history of Georgia, twentieth-century U.S. social history and contemporary issues in African American life and culture. She is the author of the prize-winning book For Freedom’s Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Artful Conversation: Charles Biederman

Wed. November 15, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Sage Kincaid, assistant curator of education, for conversation and close looking focusing on Biederman’s untitled painting from 1936 on long-term loan.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/artful

Panel Discussion, A Rush to Judgment? The Warren Commission and the Dissent of Richard Russell

Thu. November 16, 2017, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
In June 1968 Senator Richard Russell discovered that the dissent he presented at the last executive session of the Warren Commission, the body assembled to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and references to the debate it prompted were not included in the official records at the National Archives. Join us for a conversation with three senior aides to the Senator who worked in his Washington office in the 1960s! A light reception will follow the program!
Event type: Discussion    Host: Richard. B Russell Building Special collections Libraries
More information: Jan Hebbard, 7065425788, jhebbard@uga.edu, www.facebook.com/UGAspecialcollections/

Cooking Class

Thu. November 16, 2017, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center- Nutrition Kitchen located in the Health Promotion Department Rm 1225
In the Nutrition Teaching Kitchen, we offer healthy cooking classes for UGA students that are fun & educational. Whitni McConnell, MS, RDN, LD, and student of most things edible, will teach you the right balance between flavor and nutrition on a tight budget. You will get the opportunity to practice healthy cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious meal. For this class we will be preparing Mini Meatloaves and Maple Mashed Sweet Potatoes.
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Call 706-542-8690 to reserve your spot!
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Student's UHC account is billed once class takes place. Cost is $10 for non-fees paid students
Event type: Demonstration    Host: University Health Center
More information: Whitni McConnell, 706-542-8690, wmcconnell@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen

Fempowerment: Dealing With the Patriarchy and Closing

Thu. November 16, 2017, 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM - Tate 140
Fempowerment is a space for undergraduate students to come discuss any and all topics at the intersection of womanhood and wellness. Womanhood in this context is defined as the state of anyone who identifies as a woman, and wellness is defined as the promotion of mental, emotional, physical, and relationship-oriented health. This session will focus on dealing with the patriarchy and concluding the discussion series for the semester.
Event type: Discussion    Host: University Health Center
More information: Katy Janousek, 706-542-8690, kjanousek@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Third Thursday

Thu. November 16, 2017, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Seven of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6 until 9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming. Full schedules are posted at 3Thurs.org.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/third-

Thursday Twilight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Thu. November 16, 2017, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/thursd

Americans in Paris Film Series: “The Moderns”

Thu. November 16, 2017, 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/americ

International Education Week Keynote Speaker: Aziz Abu Sarah

Thu. November 16, 2017, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Tate Grand Hall
Aziz Abu Sarah is a National Geographic Explorer and Cultural Educator, as well as a TED Fellow. In the field, Aziz has pioneered and managed projects in conflict resolution and community relations in Afghanistan, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Washington D.C, the Virgin Islands, and other sites. He is the co-founder of the “I Am Your Protector” interfaith campaign, which was recently covered by the Huffington Post.
Ticket charge: Free
To obtain tickets: Tickets are free for students but they must be claimed at the Tate Ticket Office or online at http://ev11.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=TSE&linkID=ta-ugaarts&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=
Event type: Lecture    Host: International Student Life
More information: Justin Jeffery, 7065425867, jsj@uga.edu, //isl.uga.edu

Concert: St. Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig

Thu. November 16, 2017, 08:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center - Hodgson Concert Hall
This is a rare opportunity to hear Johan Sebastian Bach’s own legendary choir. Established in the year 1212, the St. Thomas Choir is one of Europe’s greatest musical treasures. Bach led the choir for 27 years, and together they performed hundreds of his works.
Reservation information: Student tickets go on sale a month before each event. They can be reserved online at pac.uga.edu, in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center or Tate Student Center or by phone at 706-542-4400.
Ticket charge: $6
To obtain tickets: UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office or Tate Student Center
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, www.pac.uga.edu

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. November 17, 2017, 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Georgia Museum of art
The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the spring semester. Sessions include a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement and mindfulness techniques. No experience or special clothing is necessary. Meditation pillows or yoga mats are provided. Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Reservation information: Reservations are encouraged; please contact 706.542.0448 or sagekincaid@uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/mornin

International Coffee Hour—Every Friday During Classes

Fri. November 17, 2017, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind.
Event type: Cultural Engagement    Host: Department of International Student Life
More information: Ben Cecil, 706-542-5867, bgcecil@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Concert: Georgia Brass Band

Sun. November 19, 2017, 03:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center- Hodgson Concert Hall
Hailed as a “major force in the North American brass banding world,” the Georgia Brass Band has entertained audiences with its dynamic style of music making since its founding in 1999. With free admission, this is a concert the entire family can enjoy together.
Reservation information: Student tickets go on sale a month before each event. They can be reserved online at pac.uga.edu, in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center or Tate Student Center or by phone at 706-542-4400.
Ticket charge: $6
To obtain tickets: UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office or Tate Student Center
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, www.pac.uga.edu

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mon. November 27, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
The Stress & Anxiety Workshop series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 11th and ending on December 4th (no workshop on November 20th). The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 706-542-2273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Student Success Workshop: Time Management in the Space of Preparing for Final Exams

Tue. November 28, 2017, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Miller Learning Center Room #250
In this workshop, students will learn how to best manage multiple commitments, classes, and responsibilities, i.e., time and priorities in preparation for final exams.
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Cooking Class

Tue. November 28, 2017, 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM - University Health Center- Nutrition Kitchen located in the Health Promotion Department Rm 1225
In the Nutrition Teaching Kitchen, we offer healthy cooking classes for UGA students that are fun& educational. Whitni McConnell, MS, RDN, LD, and student of most things edible, will teach you the right balance between flavor and nutrition on a tight budget. You will get the opportunity to practice healthy cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious meal. For this class we will be preparing Turkey Chili & cornbread muffins.
This event is limited to 12 students
Reservation information: Call 706-542-8690 to reserve your spot!
Ticket charge: $5
To obtain tickets: Student's UHC account is billed once class takes place. Cost is $10 for non-fees paid students.
Event type: Demonstration    Host: University Health Center
More information: Whitni McConnell, 706-542-8690, wmcconnell@uhs.uga.edu, www.uhs.uga.edu/nutrition/kitchen

Cinema Politique: "Chuck Norris vs. Communism"

Tue. November 28, 2017, 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM - 250 Zell Miller Learning Center
Film screening and discussion explores politics with an international perspective. Film summary: This 2016 documentary looks at 1980s Romania, when a black market operative and a courageous translator smuggled and dubbed thousands of Western films, providing a glimpse of freedom and possibilities to those laboring under Ceau?escu's oppressive communist regime. Discussant: Tudor Vlad, Grady College of Journalism
Event type: Film    Host: Mary Miller, UGA Libraries
More information: Mary L. Miller, 706-542-4789, mlmiller@uga.edu

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. November 29, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-a

Student Success Workshop: Preparing for Finals

Wed. November 29, 2017, 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM - Miller Learning Center Room #207
In this workshop, students will learn how to best organize and manage their time, efforts, and learning strategies in preparation for all types of tests and final exams (essay, multiple choice, and short answer).
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Americans in Paris Film Series: “Paris Was a Woman”

Thu. November 30, 2017, 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join the Georgia Museum of Art for films discussed by scholars, filmmakers and students. Each film will include a 15-minute introduction by a guest speaker and short conversations about the film following the screening.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/americ

International Coffee Hour—Every Friday During Classes

Fri. December 1, 2017, 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM - Memorial Hall Ballroom
Coffee Hour at the University of Georgia is a weekly program that brings UGA students, faculty, staff, and community members together over coffee and international cuisine. Excluding scheduled University breaks, this event occurs every Friday during the fall and spring semesters from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Hosted each week by our International Student Organizations and campus departments, the UGA Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind.
Event type: Cultural Engagement    Host: Department of International Student Life
More information: Ben Cecil, 706-542-5867, bgcecil@uga.edu, isl.uga.edu

Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series Lecture

Fri. December 1, 2017, 12:20 PM - 01:10 PM - Miller Learning Center 213
"Poverty and the Consequences of Non-Payment of Monetary Sanctions for Women in Georgia" presented by Sarah Shannon, Sociology.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Institute for Women's Studies
More information: Terri Hatfield, 706-542-2846, TLHAT@uga.edu, //iws.uga.edu

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mon. December 4, 2017, 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
The Stress & Anxiety Workshop series addresses a different topic each week, including Understanding Anxiety, Calming Your Body, Calming Your Mind, and Creating a Lifestyle for Managing Stress. The series is offered on Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., beginning on September 11th and ending on December 4th (no workshop on November 20th). The workshops are offered on a drop-in basis. Attend one or attend all.
This event is limited to 30 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: University Health Center Counseling and Psychiatric Services
More information: Randi Davis, 706-542-2273, rdavis@uhs.uga.edu, //www.uhs.uga.edu/healthtopics/be-well-uga

Student Success Workshop: Formula for Success: Acing the CHEM 1211 Final Exam

Mon. December 4, 2017, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Science Learning Center Room #345
In this workshop, students will learn best practices, learning, and review strategies to prepare for the final exam in Chemistry 1211.
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Student Success Workshop: Formula for Success: Acing the CHEM 1211 Final Exam

Tue. December 5, 2017, 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM - Science Learning Center Room #145
In this workshop, students will learn best practices, learning, and review strategies to prepare for the final exam in Chemistry 1211.
This event is limited to 50 students
Event type: Personal Enrichment    Host: Division of Academic Enhancement
More information: Keith Allen, 706-583-0403, khallen@uga.edu, //dae.uga.edu/resources/success-workshops/

Tour at Two: “Artful Instruments of Death: Georgia Gunsmiths and Their Crafts”

Wed. December 6, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Dale Couch, curator of decorative arts, will give a tour of the exhibition.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-a

Thursday Twilight Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

Thu. December 7, 2017, 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/thurs

Artful Conversation: Mickalene Thomas

Wed. December 13, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Callan Steinmann, associate curator of education, for a special session of close looking and conversation featuring selected works from the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête.”
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/artfu

Concert: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln

Wed. December 13, 2017, 08:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center - Hodgson Concert Hall
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s annual December performances of Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos is a New York City holiday tradition that The New York Times calls “brimming with life.” Now Athens audiences can share in that enthralling experience.
Reservation information: Student tickets go on sale a month before each event. They can be reserved online at pac.uga.edu, in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center or Tate Student Center or by phone at 706-542-4400.
Ticket charge: $6
To obtain tickets: UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office or Tate Student Center
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, www.pac.uga.edu

Sunday Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Sun. December 17, 2017, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/sunda

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. December 20, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Make It an Evening

Thu. December 21, 2017, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Enjoy coffee, dessert and a gallery tour at the museum with curator of decorative arts Dale Couch prior to the performance in Hodgson Hall by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, performing selections from Handel’s Messiah. Jittery Joe’s Coffee and Cecilia Villaveces’ cakes. Purchase tickets for the concert at pac.uga.edu.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/make-

Third Thursday

Thu. December 21, 2017, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Seven of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. The Georgia Museum of Art, the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Lyndon House Arts Center, Glass Cube & Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens, Ciné, the Classic Center and ATHICA will be open from 6 until 9 p.m. to showcase their visual-arts programming.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/third

Concert: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Atlanta Symphony Chorus

Thu. December 21, 2017, 08:00 PM - UGA Performing Arts Center - Hodgson Concert Hall
Handel’s Messiah: Brighten your Holiday Season as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform the “Christmas” portion and the “Hallelujah Chorus” from the most beloved of all works for chorus, George Frederic Handel’s Messiah.
Reservation information: Student tickets go on sale a month before each event. They can be reserved online at pac.uga.edu, in person at the UGA Performing Arts Center or Tate Student Center or by phone at 706-542-4400.
Ticket charge: $6
To obtain tickets: UGA Performing Arts Center Box Office or Tate Student Center
Event type: Music    Host: UGA Performing Arts Center
More information: 706-542-4400, ugaarts@uga.edu, www.pac.uga.edu

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. December 27, 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 7065424662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org/calendar/event-all/tour-

Lunchtime Time Machine: Is Habitat Actually Good for Humanity?

Tue. January 16, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Oscar Chamosa. Professor Chamosa’s current research deals with race relations and the politics of folklore in rural Argentina, and his teaching interests include human rights, popular culture, and popular religion in Latin America. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: Who Opened the U.S.-Mexican Border?

Tue. February 13, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Cindy Hahamovitch. Professor Hahamovitch teaches courses in U.S. history, labor history, and the history of immigration. She is the author of The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945 (1997) and the triple prize-winning No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor (2011). Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: Would There Have Been a Civil Rights Movement Without MLK, Jr.?

Tue. March 20, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Robert Pratt. Professor Pratt teaches courses on the Civil Rights Movement, modern African American history, and history and film. He is the author of several books, including a history of the desegregation of UGA. His most recent book is entitled Selma’s Bloody Sunday: Protest, Voting Rights, and the Struggle for Racial Equality. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: What Did Imaginary Cities Look Like in the Middle Ages?

Tue. April 17, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Ari Levine. Professor Levine teaches courses in Chinese, East Asian, and world history. He is the author of Divided by a Common Language: Factional Conflict in Late Northern Song China, and he’s currently completing a book project on urban space and cultural memory in the Northern Song capital of Kaifeng. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

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