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October 26, 2017

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October 26, 2017
9:30 am -

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Nature Ramble

Literary Arts, Recreation and Fitness

Join Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden. Sessions start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer. This is a ramble not a hike; the group will stop to view interesting plants, insects, butterflies, mushrooms, etc., along the way.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
October 26, 2017
4:00 pm -

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Global Health Seminar Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Global Tuberculosis: Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals,” Dr. Kenneth Castro, professor at the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, and senior scientific advisor on global tuberculosis, Tuberculosis Division, Office of Infectious Diseases, Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development.

Health Sciences Campus
1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
October 26, 2017
7:00 pm -

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Film Discussions: Through a Lens Darkly

Films, Visual Arts

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. Introduction by Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, Georgia Museum of Art. The first documentary to focus on the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present, this film brings to light photographs by both professional and vernacular African American photographers. “Through a Lens Darkly” moves between the present and the past, through contemporary photographers and artists whose images and stories seek to reconcile legacies of pride and shame while giving voice to images long suppressed, forgotten and hidden from sight. Featuring work by artists Carrie Mae Weems, Lorna Simpson, Anthony Barboza, Hank Willis Thomas, Coco Fusco, Clarissa Sligh, James Van Der Zee, Gordon Parks and many others. (2014, PG, 92 min.) Presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and Tête-à-Tête.”

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
October 26, 2017
7:00 pm -

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Women’s Soccer vs. Kentucky

Athletics

Turner Soccer Complex
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions