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Fri, April 18, 2014
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Good Friday

Holidays

Christian religious holiday.

Fri, April 18, 2014
9:00 am

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College of Education Graduate Student/Faculty Research Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

One of the nation’s top scholars in literacy education Elizabeth B. Moje will deliver the keynote address. Moje, the associate dean for research and community engagement and the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan, will speak at 9:15 a.m. on "Navigating Literacies: Research on Teaching and Learning to Navigate Multiple Domains In and Out of School."

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Dogwood Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
9:00 am

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The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

This conference will include two panels which will explore ways in which corporations are redefining the nature of international regulation. The topics include how companies operating in a globalized marketplace may influence the creation of public policy and how corporations may perform public functions that have traditionally been allocated to the state. The keynote address will be delivered at 1 p.m. by Bennett Freeman, who currently serves as senior vice president for sustainability research and policy at Calvert Investments.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
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Men’s Tennis at SEC Tournament

Athletics

Through April 21.

Nashville, TN Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
11:30 am

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UGA-Griffin Financial Planning Luncheon

Meetings, Free Events

Noted financial strategist and author Mark DiGiovanni will be the guest speaker at a Certified Financial Planner luncheon hosted at the UGA Griffin campus. The event is targeted at area financial planners, financial advisors, business leaders, prospective students, alumni and friends who are interested in the financial planning profession and services.

Stuckey Auditorium
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
12:30 pm

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20th Andrea Carson Coley Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"With Power Tools: Lesbian Feminists Approach Legal Marriage," Laura Brown, a clinical and forensic psychologist, writer and speaker on feminist therapy theory and practice.

Georgia Museum of Art, M. Smith Griffith Auditorium

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
12:30 pm

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Guest Workshop Speaker: Sandy Slaughter

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Sandy Slaughter, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. Part of the Management Information Systems Workshop Speaker Series. The series brings prominent information systems academics from all over the Southeast to UGA to present their research. Presentations include academic work on topics such as organizational data analytics, social networking and energy informatics.

Brooks Hall, Room 520

310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
3:30 pm

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Informational Session: English Teaching Assistant Program

Meetings

This information session covers the English Teaching Assistant Program, which places a Fulbright student in a classroom abroad to provide assistance to English teachers educating non-native English-speakers. ETAs help teach English language while serving as cultural ambassadors for U.S. culture. The program is open to graduating seniors, master’s students and recent graduates who are U.S. citizens.

Moore College, Room 116

108 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
3:35 pm

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Concert: UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble will hold its spring concert. The group, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor David Zerkel, has earned a reputation from their performances around the nation at various conferences.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
5:00 pm

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Night Heights

Recreation and Fitness

Walk cables, ride swings and fly on a zipline 30 feet in the air.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Gym East

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
5:30 pm

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Take Back the Night

Other, Free Events

Hosted by the Women's Studies Student Organization at UGA. The purpose of Take Back the Night is to spread awareness about sexual and domestic violence and abuse. The night also allows survivors to share their stories and educate the Athens community. The Women's Studies Student Organization at UGA works with Project Safe and The Cottage, donating all funds raised through the event to these local Athens organizations.

Arch, The, College Square

The Arch
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
6:00 pm

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Bollywood Night

Films, Multicultural, Free Events

World Ambassadors is hosting a screening of the Bollywood movie "Kal Ho Naa Ho" as a way to promote cultural diversity. Will include refreshments.

Memorial Hall, ISL Lounge

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 18, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Florida

Athletics

First game of 3-game series.

Fri, April 18, 2014
8:00 pm

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Performance: “Spring Awakening”

Blue Card, Performing Arts

The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion. Directed by Richard Garner of Georgia Shakespeare Festival. For mature audiences only. Also to be performed April 19 at 2:30 p.m.

Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 19, 2014
8:00 am

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Course: Rabbit and Rodent Endoscopy

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Learn the theory and practical applications of diagnostic and surgical endoscopy in rodents, rabbits, ferrets and other small mammals. Through April 20.

College of Veterinary Medicine

501 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 19, 2014
9:00 am

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Course: Plant Taxonomy

Classes and Workshops

This course will introduce the skills needed to name and describe Georgia’s native plants. Students will also become familiar with the botanical vocabulary used by plant identification guides and will learn to use a technical botanical key.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 19, 2014
9:30 am

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Saturday at the Rock

Classes and Workshops

"Composting: From the Garbage to the Garden." A family-friendly class on residential composting. Turn the yard and kitchen scraps into nutrient rich soil.

Rock Eagle 4-H Center
350 Rock Eagle Road
Eatonton, GA Get directions
Sat, April 19, 2014
2:30 pm

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Performance: “Spring Awakening”

Blue Card, Performing Arts

The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion. Directed by Richard Garner of Georgia Shakespeare Festival. For mature audiences only.

Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 19, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Florida

Athletics

Second game of 3-game series.

Sun, April 20, 2014
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Easter Sunday

Holidays

Sun, April 20, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Florida

Athletics

Last game of 3-game series.

Mon, April 21, 2014
12:15 pm

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Workshop On Digital History

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

Benjamin Schmidt will host "Doing Digital History: A Graduate Student Workshop." Lunch is provided. Graduate students who are interested in attending should contact Jamie Kreiner at jkreiner@uga.edu before April 14.

LeConte Hall, Room 102

250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 21, 2014
2:00 pm

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Terry Talks with Duane Still

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

A roundtable discussion with Duane Still. Refreshments will be provided for registered students.

Brooks Hall, Room 327

310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 21, 2014
7:30 pm

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Throwback Movie Night

Other

Dress in a 90's outfit, eat pizza and watch the "Sandlot." Part the umano club's School Supplies Drive Week. Participants need to bring a school supply or donation to attend.

Transmetropolitan
145 E. Clayton St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 21, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Concert Band and Concert Winds

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Concert Band and Concert Winds will give their spring concert. Both Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensembles are comprised of the university's most-talented non-music majors, and they are dedicated to bringing the finest wind band repertoire to life.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
9:45 am

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Mason Public Leadership Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Originally slated for Jan. 30, this talk featuring Robert E. Rubin, co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Treasury Secretary, was postponed due to severe weather conditions. Supported by a contribution from Terry College of Business alumnus and lawyer Keith Mason (BBA ’82, JD ’85), who has held various public service roles over the past 20 years, the Mason Lecture is part of the Institute for Leadership Advancement’s Terry Leadership Speaker Series. The lecture features prominent business leaders who have contributed significantly to their communities or spent time in a public service role.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
10:00 am

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Earth Day Tabling

Go Green, Other, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week, promoting sustainability initiatives from student-focused and community organizations. Also featured will be UGA Earth Week Headquarters, a table hosted by the UGA Office of Sustainability and UGA Students for Environmental Action to inform students, faculty and staff about volunteer opportunities on campus and in the community. A visit from the Chew Crew will highlight the fair.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
12:30 pm

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Guest Lecture: Benjamin Schmidt

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Ben Schmidt is an assistant professor of history at Northeastern University and core faculty at the NuLab for Texts, Maps and Networks. This lecture, “Data-Driven Histories: Reinterpreting Nineteenth-Century Data,” is sponsored by the Department of History, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts and eHistory at UGA.

Park Hall, Room 265

200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
4:00 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Ecosystem Responses Along Abiotic, Biotic and Selective Gradients," Ford Ballantyne, assistant professor in the Odum School of Ecology. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.m. in lobby.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
5:00 pm

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South by South Milledge Concert and Dinner

Go Green, Performing Arts

Part of UGA Earth Week. Celebrate music, sustainability and good food at UGArden. Local music groups will be featured. Participants need to bring their own fork, plate and cup to this fifth annual sustainable dinner. Co-sponsored by UGArden and SEA.

UGArden
2500 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
5:30 pm

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Lecture: Nancy Gore Saravia

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Nancy Gore Saravia, the scientific director of Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Medicas in Cali, Colombia, will conclude the ninth annual Global Diseases: Voices from the Vanguard lecture series. Saravia’s lecture is the third lecture of the Vanguard Lecture Series and is included in UGA’s Freshman Odyssey Seminar calendar. The lecture will be followed by a reception in Demosthenian Hall.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Collegium Musicum

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music will present the UGA Collegium Musicum. This select chamber ensemble specializes in music of the medieval, Renaissance and baroque periods, utilizing a small roster of strong singers and instrumentalists.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Gainesville

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Gainesville will bring UGA President Jere W. Morehead, Coach Danna Durante, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Gainesville Civic Center
830 Green Street, NE
Gainesville, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Kennesaw State

Athletics

To be played at Coolray Field, Lawrenceville.

Tue, April 22, 2014
7:00 pm

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The Georgia Review’s Earth Day Program

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Award-winning writer and environmental activist Ann Pancake will be the keynote speaker at "The Georgia Review’s" sixth annual Earth Day program. A reception to follow. Pancake’s talk is open to the public free of charge, but seating is limited. Pancake’s books and copies of "The Georgia Review" will be available for purchase both before and after she speaks.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Day Chapel

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 22, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: The UGA University Band and Philharmonia

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA University Band and Philharmonia will hold their spring concert. The ensembles, housed in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, provide non-music majors the opportunity to continue to perform exciting repertoire for band and orchestra, respectively.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
8:00 am

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Administrative Professionals Day Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

In this day of networking and learning practical tips, participants will enhance their skills and put their professional development on a faster track.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
9:00 am

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Class: Medicinal Salves

Classes and Workshops

This class will cover making herbal infused oils, base oils for salve making and appropriate herbs and essential oils to treat a variety of symptoms. The class will begin with an instructional walk through the herb and physic garden. Participants will enjoy herbal tea and bread with herbal butter as the instructors introduce the craft of salve making.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center's Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
10:00 am

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Cabinet Meeting and Media Briefing

Meetings

The regular meeting of the University Cabinet will be followed immediately by a media availability with UGA President Jere W. Morehead.

Administration Building, Peabody Board Room

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
11:00 am

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Denim Day

Other, Free Events

Denim Day is a worldwide awareness day that began in 1998 after an Italian Court overturned a rape conviction because the victim was wearing tight jeans. They believed the jeans were impossible to remove without the help of the person wearing them, therefore implying consent. Participants should wear jeans to show there is no excuse for sexual violence.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Jittery Joe's

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
12:00 pm

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“The Gendered Politics of Food”

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Part of Dialogues in Diversity. This dialogue will examine notions of gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, class and culture in food production and consumption. RSVP required.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall A/B

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
2:00 pm

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Artful Conversation: Robert Gwathmey

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Robert Gwathmey Jr.’s “Hoeing Tobacco” (1946).

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council

Meetings

The final meeting of the University Council for the 2013-2014 term.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theater

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

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Inspiring Local Careers: Sustainable Athens

Go Green, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. This career-oriented panel will feature Athens-based industry leaders in sustainability from Athens-Clarke County Government, Athens Land Trust, Georgia River Network, Noramco and Terrapin Brewery. Learn about internships in sustainability and recycling from local industry experts. Co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability, Terry College Net Impact student organization and UGA Environmental Law Association.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
4:00 pm

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Genetics Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Genome and Epigenome Editing Using TALEs and CRISPR-Cas Technologies," J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Davison Life Sciences Complex, Room B118

120 East Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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Small Business Financing Forum

Classes and Workshops, Free Events

The Small Business Financing Forum is a free financial workshop for small businesses or new start-ups in need of alternative finance options. It is sponsored by Celtic Bank.

Chicopee Complex, Room 2002

1180 East Broad Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
6:00 pm

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“Proof Your Paper”

Classes and Workshops

The library staff members' red pencils are ready. They can’t write the paper, but they can reduce typos and other silly errors that will ruin a student's day and haunt them.

Library | Main, First Floor Study Room

320 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Sustainability Short Film Festival

Films, Go Green, Free Events

Part of UGA Earth Week. A "green" mini film festival held on the UGA campus. Featured film shorts provided by Eco-Focus Film Festival. Refreshments provided by The Coca-Cola Co. Student film shorts designed by the Office of Sustainability's own multi-media intern.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theater

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
7:00 pm

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Lecture: Jim Porter

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Jim Porter will give his annual lecture on climate change, titled "Mothera vs. Godzilla: Climate Change and Your Food Supply." Will include a lively talk on climate change issues. Refreshments from will be served.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 23, 2014
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphonic Band

Performing Arts, Free Events

The UGA Symphonic Band will give its final concert of the year. The ensemble, led by Hugh Hodgson School of Music professor Michael Robinson, is made up of talented undergraduate music majors, music minors and non-majors from across campus with experience playing woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, focusing both on the classic band repertoire as well as exciting new music.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
9:00 am

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Workshop: Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurism

Classes and Workshops

This workshop explores options for increasing revenue and taking advantage of recent revenue generation and program innovations. Participants will go home with an agenda for sustainability to share.

J.W. Fanning Building, Training Room

1240 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
2:00 pm

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2014 Gene Brody Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Socioeconomic Status, Resilience Factors and Biological Pathways to Health," Dr. Edith Chen, professor of psychology at Northwestern University.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Masters Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:00 pm

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Guaraní Linguistics Colloquium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This linguistics colloquium on Guaraní, an indigenous language of Paraguay, will feature three researchers of Guaraní.

Gilbert Hall, Room 115

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:00 pm

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2014 Recycling Happy Hour

Other, Free Events

A partnership with Athens-Clarke County's Recycling Division, UGA Office of Sustainability and WUGA. Residents can bring electronics, including televisions, batteries, bulbs and used cooking grease. Each participant will receive a Coca-Cola product. This is a drop off event in which residents do not leave their car as volunteers unload items for them.

Intramural Fields, Parking Lot E01

110 Lake Herrick Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:30 pm

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Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Luke Syson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This lecture is part of the 2013-2014 Visiting Artist/Scholar Series.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S151

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
5:30 pm

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Director’s Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Visual Arts, Free Events

“Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune: Queering Saint Sebastian," William Underwood Eiland. Eiland, director of the Georgia Museum of Art, traces the evolution of representations of Sebastian, the third-century martyr and saint. Eiland’s study focuses on the ways in which artists adapted Sebastian’s history and iconography to create a fixture for both Catholic hagiography and gay culture.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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UGA Day in Dalton

Receptions and Recognitions

UGA Day in Dalton will bring Vice President for Research David Lee, Coach Mark Fox, Coach Mark Richt and host Chuck Dowdle to the area to share news from campus.

Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center
2211 Dug Gap Battle Road
Dalton, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Tie Dye and Eat Pie

Other

Bring a shirt or buy one from the umano club for $1. Pizza will be provided. Part the umano club's School Supplies Drive Week. Participants need to bring a school supply or donation to attend.

Myers Hall, Quad

1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
6:00 pm

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Film Screening

Films, Multicultural, Free Events

"Al Nisa: Black Muslim Women in Atlanta’s Gay Mecca" is the story of how filmmaker Red Summer brought five women together who sought to establish a community, where there was none, for black Muslim lesbians in Atlanta. The women declare their existence, share their stories, start a critical discussion and set a foundation of communal existence for themselves. Film screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 250

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 24, 2014
7:15 pm

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People Yoga

Health, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

People Yoga is a free yoga and meditation practice for queers and allies to develop all minds, bodies, souls, creativity and intellect in an effort to become well-rounded and responsible citizens.

Tate Student Center, Room 407

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
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