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Sun, February 19, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball vs. College of Charleston

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, February 19, 2017
3:00 pm

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Performance: Vagina Monologues

Performing Arts, Women’s Resources

Join us for Project Safe’s 18th annual production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play The Vagina Monologues. Women of all ages and backgrounds perform monologues ranging from humorous to devastating, profound to profane. This year the Monologues will shine a special spotlight on violence against women in the workplace. All proceeds go to Project Safe’s work of ending domestic violence through crisis intervention, ongoing supportive services, systems change advocacy and prevention and education.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 20, 2017
7:00 pm

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Animal Voices Film Festival: Lion Ark

Films, Free Events

The award-winning Lion Ark tells the story of one of the most ambitious and daring animal rescues of its kind. The uplifting film follows the dramatic rescue and relocation of 25 lions held captive in illegal circuses in Bolivia and their inspirational journey to freedom.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 20, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: The Music of Roger Vogel

Performing Arts

This will be a mixed program of Roger Vogel's music including a tuba/euph ensemble, trumpet ensemble, trombone duet, marimba and voice duo, and trumpet and piano solo.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
10:00 am

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Worn Wear Zero Waste Extravaganza

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

Patagonia will bring their mobile sewing truck to repair clothes, and participants can learn all about how to go zero waste.

Tate Student Center, Tate Plaza and Lawn

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
11:00 am

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Reading: 1984

Literary Arts, Free Events

Members of the UGA community read aloud the entirety of George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984.

Park Hall

200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours, Free Events

Guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Meet in Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Judie Bronstein

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

"Mutualism: Where Are We Now, and Where Do We Go From Here?," Judie Bronstein, University Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Odum School lobby hosted by associate professor Vanessa Ezenwa.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
4:00 pm

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Baseball at Mercer

Athletics

Macon, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
6:30 pm

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Signature Lecture: Rick Ridgeway

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Elephant in the Room," Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental affairs, Patagonia clothing company. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the UGA Office of Sustainability.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
7:00 pm

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Reading: Christopher Salerno, Daniel Schoonebeek

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by Christopher Salerno, winner of the 2016 Georgia Poetry Prize. Salerno’s collection, Sun & Urn, features poetry that pushes beyond the tragedies of loss to the wilder realms of renewal and meaning. Reading alongside Salero is poet Daniel Schoonebeek, whose collection of poems Trébuchet was published by UGA Press in 2016.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra performs its second of four spring semester concerts featuring works from Bruckner and Mozart.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
11:00 am

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Environmental Health Seminar: Dr. David Dyjack

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences is hosting a seminar featuring Davis T. Dyjack. Dyjack is the executive director and CEO of the National Environmental Health Association and contributes to many national and international advisory committees in public health. Dyjack will be giving a talk titled "Environmental Health Visualized: Access, Axis, and Affect."

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room S175

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Advanced and Irascible”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a tour of the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
3:30 pm

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Lewis Lecture Series: Dane Cook

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Psychobiology of Pain and Exercise: Bulldog to Badger," alumnus Dane Cook. There will be a reception following the lecture. This event is part of the Lewis Lecture Series.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Masters Hall

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Georgia Woodwind Quintet

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Georgia Woodwind Quintet, the Ensemble in Residence at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform. The quintet has maintained an active schedule performing woodwind chamber music from the early quintets of Danzi and Reicha to twentieth-century compositions.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
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“Living Texts”: Spring Book Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Multicultural, Free Events

Folksinger, scholar, and creative writer Dianne Dugaw, professor of English and Folklore at the University of Oregon, will give the keynote address at the Spring Book Symposium, "Living Texts."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 277

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: Workshop for Graduate Students on Revision

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

In this workshop, graduate students are encouraged to bring papers they are working on to learn strategies to revise their own prose and improve it.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
5:30 pm

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Conversation on Collecting

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join collector Brenda Thompson and Curlee Raven Holton, director of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a discussion with Shawnya Harris, the museum’s Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, on varied aspects of collecting African American art. In particular, they will discuss the importance of partnerships between academic institutions and private collectors in nurturing and fostering an awareness of African American artists.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
7:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Alabama

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: ARCO Chamber Orchestra

Performing Arts

The ARCO Chamber Orchestra performs its spring concert.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Multicultural, Free Events

International Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings together UGA students, faculty, staff and community members over coffee and international cuisine. This program offers a unique experience to engage in conversation with people of different cultures and backgrounds. Each week is hosted by a different student organization or department on campus. Coordinated by the Department of International Student Life, UGA’s International Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the U.S.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
3:30 pm

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Philosophy Colloquium Event

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Freedom of Associate: The Case for Mostly Open Border," George Rainbolt, Georgia State University. Reception will follow lecture.

Peabody Hall, Room 115

290 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
5:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
6:00 pm

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GMOA Black History Month Dinner

Multicultural, Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

The dinner and awards ceremony feature the presentation of the Larry D. and Brenda A Thompson Award and the Lillian C. Lynch Citation. Presenting sponsor: Morgan Stanley. Call 706-542-4199 to register.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Orchestre National de Lyon

Performing Arts

Leonard Slatkin conducts an appealing program that includes the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz and two works by Ravel, Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie and Tzigane.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
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Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) conference will shine a light on current social issues affecting the law and potential solutions. Key topics to be explored during the event’s three panels include issues surrounding vulnerable persons in custody, expanding access to justice through community lawyering, and healthcare access and disability rights. Francys Johnson, the current president of the Georgia chapter of the NAACP, will present the keynote address.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
6:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. LSU

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
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