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

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. August 1, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A tour of highlights from the permanent collection led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Sunday Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Sun. August 5, 2018, 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A tour of highlights of the permanent collection led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. August 8, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Tour of highlights from the permanent collection led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Artful Conversation: Radcliffe Bailey

Wed. August 15, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Callan Steinmann, curator of education, will lead a special session of close looking and dialogue focused on Bailey’s “7 Steps.”
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Yoga in the Galleries

Thu. August 16, 2018, 06:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a yoga class surrounded by works of art in the galleries. Led by instructors from Five Points Yoga, this program is free and open to both beginner and experienced yogis. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m. Yoga mats provided.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Third Thursday

Thu. August 16, 2018, 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, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. August 17, 2018, 09:30 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 school year. 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. Funded in part by the Hemera Foundation.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Family Day: One Heart, One Way

Sat. August 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for gallery activities and to make your own full dress helmet inspired by those worn by Her Majesty’s Horse Guards in 19th-century Russia. This free, drop-in program will focus on the exhibition “One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection” and includes works of art from Russian Prince Alexander’s art collection.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. August 22, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A tour of highlights from the permanent collection led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Lecture: Dr. Asen Kirin

Thu. August 23, 2018, 05:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a lecture by Parker Curator of Russian Art Asen Kirin, in conjunction with the exhibition "One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection."
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Tour at Two: Shawnya Harris

Wed. August 29, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, for a tour of selected works in the museum’s permanent collection.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

“For Home and Country”: World War I Film Series: "Lawrence of Arabia"

Thu. August 30, 2018, 07:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes, British Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) is sent to Arabia to find Prince Faisal (Alec Guinness) and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. This film won seven Academy Awards in 1963. 1962, NR, 216 min.) Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Collection of Murray and Ann Blum."
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. August 31, 2018, 09:30 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 school year. 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. Funded in part by the Hemera Foundation.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Tour at Two: “Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection”

Wed. September 5, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a tour of the exhibition.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

"Someone You Love" Research Study - Documentary Screening

Wed. September 5, 2018, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Tate Student Center
This study seeks to determine the effect of the HPV narrative in media on HPV outcomes among college students. College students meeting the inclusion criteria (18–26 years of age, full time students and non-recipients of the HPV vaccine) will be asked to complete a pre-survey, watch the “Someone You Love” documentary, and complete a post survey. Free food will be provided and participants will be compensated with a $20 visa card. Documentary Trailer: https://www.hpvepidemic.com/trailer
This event is limited to 60 students
Reservation information: To participate in the research study and reserve your spot for the documentary screening sign up here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/CPH/HPV_Documentary_Screening
Event type: Documentary Screening as part of a research study.     Host: The College of Public Health
More information: Gabrielle Darville, 706-542-3318, gabrielle.darville@uga.edu, //publichealth.uga.edu/faculty-member/gabrie

Studio Workshop: Printmaking

Thu. September 6, 2018, 06:30 AM - Georgia Museum of Art
Athens-based artist and Piedmont College professor Brian Hitselberger will lead a series of studio-based courses exploring various printmaking methods and assorted materials. Artists from all backgrounds are encouraged to attend. The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions. Space is limited; call 706.543.0111 to register.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

“For Home and Country”: World War I Film Series: "Paths of Glory"

Thu. September 6, 2018, 07:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Stanley Kubrick’s "Paths of Glory" is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. A fiery Kirk Douglas stars as a World War I French colonel who goes head-to-head with the army’s ruthless top brass when his men are accused of cowardice after being unable to carry out an impossible mission. (1957, NR, 88 min.) Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Collection of Murray and Ann Blum.” Sponsored by UGA Parents Leadership Council.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museu of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Family Day: Portraits and Photography

Sat. September 8, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us to explore black-and-white photography and make your own photograph. Inspired by the exhibition “Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann” and her iconic images of rural craftsmen and women of Appalachia, this program will include gallery activities and an art project in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom. Sponsored by Heyward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Sunday Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Sun. September 9, 2018, 03:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A tour of highlights from the permanent collection led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

"Someone You Love" Research Study - Documentary Screening

Mon. September 10, 2018, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Tate Student Center
This study seeks to determine the effect of the HPV narrative in media on HPV outcomes among college students. College students meeting the inclusion criteria (18–26 years of age, full time students and non-recipients of the HPV vaccine) will be asked to complete a pre-survey, watch the “Someone You Love” documentary, and complete a post survey. Free food will be provided and participants will be compensated with a $20 visa card. Documentary Trailer: https://www.hpvepidemic.com/trailer
This event is limited to 60 students
Reservation information: To participate in the research study and reserve your spot for the documentary screening sign up here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/CPH/HPV_Documentary_Screening
Event type: Documentary Screening as part of a research study.     Host: The College of Public Health
More information: Gabrielle Darville, 7065423318, gabrielle.darville@uga.edu, //publichealth.uga.edu/faculty-member/gabrie

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why Did Germans Under Hitler Remain Nazis to the Bitter End?

Tue. September 11, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. John Morrow, Jr. Professor Morrow teaches courses on the history of modern Europe and of warfare and society. He has been a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and at National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Among his many books, he is currently revising a co-authored manuscript on the 369th Regiment of African-American soldiers who fought with the French Army during WWI. Free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. September 12, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A tour of highlights from the permanent collection led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Wed. September 12, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A tour of the permanent collection led by docents.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Studio Workshop: Printmaking

Thu. September 13, 2018, 06:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Athens-based artist and Piedmont College professor Brian Hitselberger will lead a series of studio-based courses exploring various printmaking methods and assorted materials. Artists from all backgrounds are encouraged to attend, as these sessions are designed to be equally engaging for enthusiastic beginners as well as more seasoned practitioners. Sessions will draw inspiration from the museum’s collection, including works from the archives and many not currently on display. Space is limited.
Reservation information: Call 706.543.0111 or email callan@uga.edu to register.
Ticket charge: $15
To obtain tickets: Call 706.543.0111 or email callan@uga.edu for questions.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

“For Home and Country”: World War I Film Series: "The African Queen"

Thu. September 13, 2018, 07:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
A tale of two companions with mismatched, "opposites attract" personalities who develop an implausible love affair as they travel together downriver in Africa around the start of World War I. Starring Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart, who won the Oscar for best actor for his role. (1957, NR, 105 min.) Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Collection of Murray and Ann Blum.” Sponsored by UGA Parents Leadership Council.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. September 14, 2018, 09:30 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 school year. 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. Funded in part by the Hemera Foundation.
Reservation information: Call 706.542.0448 or email sagekincaid@uga.edu to reserve a spot.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

"Someone You Love" Research Study - Documentary Screening

Mon. September 17, 2018, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Student Tate Center
This study seeks to determine the effect of the HPV narrative in media on HPV outcomes among college students. College students meeting the inclusion criteria (18–26 years of age, full time students and non-recipients of the HPV vaccine) will be asked to complete a pre-survey, watch the “Someone You Love” documentary, and complete a post survey. Free food will be provided and participants will be compensated with a $20 visa card. Documentary Trailer: https://www.hpvepidemic.com/trailer
This event is limited to 60 students
Reservation information: To participate in the research study and reserve your spot for the documentary screening sign up here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/CPH/HPV_Documentary_Screening
Event type: Documentary Screening as part of a research study.     Host: The College of Public Health
More information: Gabrielle Darville, 7065423318, gabrielle.darville@uga.edu, //publichealth.uga.edu/faculty-member/gabrie

Artful Conversation: Eugenie McEvoy

Wed. September 19, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join Sage Kincaid, assistant curator of education, for a conversation and closer look at McEvoy’s painting “Taxi!, Taxi!”
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Yoga in the Galleries

Thu. September 20, 2018, 06:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Join us for a yoga class surrounded by works of art in the galleries. Led by instructors from Five Points Yoga, this program is free and open to both beginner and experienced yogis. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis; tickets are available at the front desk starting at 5:15 p.m. Yoga mats provided.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Third Thursday

Thu. September 20, 2018, 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, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Studio Workshop: Printmaking

Thu. September 20, 2018, 06:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Athens-based artist and Piedmont College professor Brian Hitselberger will lead a series of studio-based courses exploring various printmaking methods and assorted materials. Artists from all backgrounds are encouraged to attend, as these sessions are designed to be equally engaging for enthusiastic beginners as well as more seasoned practitioners. The sessions will draw inspiration from the museum’s collection, including works from the archives and many not currently on display.
Reservation information: Space is limited; call 706.543.0111 or email callan@uga.edu to register.
Ticket charge: $15
To obtain tickets: The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions. Email callan@uga.edu with questions.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Scholarly Symposium: “One Heart, One Way”

Fri. September 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The symposium will accompany the exhibition of the same name at the Georgia Museum of Art. The works included in this show date from 1660 to 1917 and were passed from one generation to the next in the same Russian aristocratic family. For centuries the family crest has included a motto referring to an honorable singleness of mind and action, a quote from the Book of Prophet Jeremiah 32:39—“One heart, one way.”
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Scholarly Symposium: “One Heart, One Way”

Sat. September 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
The symposium will accompany the exhibition of the same name at the Georgia Museum of Art. The works included in this show date from 1660 to 1917 and were passed from one generation to the next in the same Russian aristocratic family. For centuries the family crest has included a motto referring to an honorable singleness of mind and action, a quote from the Book of Prophet Jeremiah 32:39—“One heart, one way.”
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

"Someone You Love" Research Study - Documentary Screening

Tue. September 25, 2018, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM - Student Tate Center
his study seeks to determine the effect of the HPV narrative in media on HPV outcomes among college students. College students meeting the inclusion criteria (18–26 years of age, full time students and non-recipients of the HPV vaccine) will be asked to complete a pre-survey, watch the “Someone You Love” documentary, and complete a post survey. Free food will be provided and participants will be compensated with a $20 visa card. Documentary Trailer: https://www.hpvepidemic.com/trailer
This event is limited to 60 students
Reservation information: To participate in the research study and reserve your spot for the documentary screening sign up here: https://www.supersaas.com/schedule/CPH/HPV_Documentary_Screening
Event type: Documentary Screening as part of a research study.     Host: The College of Public Health
More information: Gabrielle Darville, 7065423318, gabrielle.darville@uga.edu, //publichealth.uga.edu/faculty-member/gabrie

Tour at Two: “Vernacular Modernism: The Photograph of Doris Ulmann

Wed. September 26, 2018, 02:00 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, will give a special tour of the exhibition.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Food Evolution - Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Wed. September 26, 2018, 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM - Tate Center Reception Hall
The Sustainable Food Systems Initiative is hosting a free film screening/panel discussion on the movie Food Evolution - September 26 from 4:30 – 7:00 pm, in the Tate Center Reception Hall. Dr. Wayne Parrott and Dr. Pablo Lapegna will lead our discussion following the film. Grab some grub from the Tate Center or Bolton Dining Commons beforehand and join us for an evening of rich conversation.
Event type: Film    Host: UGA Sustainable Food Systems Initiative
More information: Emily Cabrera, (706)542-8084, sustainag@uga.edu

Studio Workshop: Printmaking

Thu. September 27, 2018, 06:30 PM - Georgia Museum of Art
Athens-based artist and Piedmont College professor Brian Hitselberger will lead a series of studio-based courses exploring various printmaking methods and assorted materials. Artists from all backgrounds are encouraged to attend, as these sessions are designed to be equally engaging for enthusiastic beginners as well as more seasoned practitioners. The sessions will draw inspiration from the museum’s collection, including works from the archives and many not currently on display.
Reservation information: Space is limited; call 706.543.0111 or email callan@uga.edu to register.
Ticket charge: $15
To obtain tickets: The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions. Email callan@uga.edu with questions.
Event type: Art    Host: Georgia Museum of Art
More information: Hillary Brown, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Morning Mindfulness

Fri. September 28, 2018, 09:30 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 school year. 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. Funded in part by the Hemera Foundation.
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, 706-542-4662, hazbrown@uga.edu, //georgiamuseum.org

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why Was Communism so Popular in Iraq?

Tue. October 9, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Kevin Jones. Professor Jones teaches courses on the history of the medieval and modern Middle East, and his research interests include the subjects of nationalism, anti-colonialism, and poetry. He is writing a book entitled The Poetics of Revolution: Culture, Politics, and Modernity in Iraq, 1914-1963. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: Was There a Shark Week Before TV?

Tue. November 13, 2018, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Drs. Steve Soper and Jake Short. Professor Soper teaches courses on the history of modern Europe, Italy, and microhistory. He's working on a book about political prisoners on the eve of Italian unification. Professor Short teaches courses on the history of modern Europe, Germany, France, and intellectual history. His current book project explores the idea and limits of global consciousness. Free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Film: "Mother - Caring for 7 Billion"

Thu. November 29, 2018, 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM - Room 214 Miller Learning Center
This film ("Mother - Caring for 7 Billion") deals with the subject of human population and its impact on the planet. It will be followed by a panel discussion.
Event type: Film    Host: Mark Farmer - Dept. Cellular Biology
More information: Mark A Farmer, 7065838111, mfarmer@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: Why are There so Many Confederate Monuments?

Tue. January 15, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Akela Reason. Professor Reason teaches courses on the history of American cities, material culture, and public history. She is also the founder of the Department of History’s Summer Program in Public History in Washington, DC. She is currently preparing a study of the politics of Civil War monuments in New York City during the Gilded Age. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: What Did Mosquitos Do Before Zika?

Tue. February 12, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Cassia Roth. Professor Roth joined the history faculty this year, so now you can look forward to her courses on the history of Latin America, Brazil, gender, and medicine. She is writing a book entitled Birthing Abolition: Reproduction and the Gradual End of Slavery in Brazil. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

Lunchtime Time Machine: What's the Difference Between a Licit and an Illicit drug?

Tue. April 9, 2019, 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM - 101 LeConte
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Timothy Yang. Professor Yang joined the history faculty this year, so now you can look forward to his courses on the history of East Asia, Japan, science and medicine, capitalism, and memory. He is writing a book that explores the connections between medicine, capitalism, and empire through a micro-history of a Japanese pharmaceutical company. Free admission, free pizza.
Event type: Lecture    Host: Department of History
More information: Laurie Kane, history@uga.edu

NOTE : The information included in this list of Events was obtained from the sponsors. Although we will strive for perfection, we cannot be responsible for any misinformation provided to us regarding dates, times and prices. If you would like to inquire about having an Event included in the Odyssey event calendar, please email fyo@uga.edu with the relevant details.