Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

October 2014

Saturday, October 04, 2014
October 4, 2014
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Exhibition: “Boxers and Backbeats”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

"Boxers and Backbeats: Tomata du Plenty and the West Coast Punk Scene." Through Jan. 4. David Xavier Harrigan, a.k.a., Tomata du Plenty was one of the founders of Seattle’s early-1970s punk scene with the Ze Whiz Kidz counterculture theatre troupe and fronted acclaimed synth-punk band the Screamers.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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October 4, 2014
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Exhibition: “The ... of E6, part of Athens Celebrates Elephant Six”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Jan. 4. Although Elephant Six is best known for its music, the visual arts have always played a defining role in the collective’s activities, from album covers and show posters to theatrical stage presences. Includes works of art used for album covers, along with other examples of the visual culture that helped define the Elephant Six. Artists with work in the exhibition include William Cullen Hart, David Barnes, Jeff Mangum, Steve Keene, Jill Carnes and Terry Rowlett.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Sunday, October 12, 2014
October 12, 2014
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Exhibition: “Wild Flowers, Wild Places”

Exhibitions

Through Nov. 23. Carol and Hugh Nourse are freelance photographers specializing in plants and their habitats in Georgia and the Southeast.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Friday, October 17, 2014
October 17, 2014
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Exhibition: “Jiman Choi: Traces of Silence”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Nov. 6. Visiting artist in ceramics Jiman Choi will exhibit a new body of work developed while in Athens.

Lamar Dodd School of Art
270 River Road
Athens, GA
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Saturday, October 18, 2014
October 18, 2014
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Exhibition: “Emilio Pucci in America”

Exhibitions, Visual Arts

Through Feb. 1. Inspired by Emilio Pucci's brief tenure as a student in horticulture at UGA in 1935, this exhibition celebrates the Italian designer's time in the U.S. and his 100th birthday.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Monday, October 27, 2014
October 27, 2014
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2014 Benefits Open Enrollment

Other

UGA faculty and staff can begin making their selections in the MyBenefits@UGA system starting Oct. 27. The benefits open enrollment will continue through Nov. 14.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
October 30, 2014
9:00 am

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Open Enrollment Info Session

Other

Faculty and staff benefits information for 2015 will be discussed.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
9:00 am

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Other

To include pan dulce and hot coco for breakfast. Part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
12:30 pm

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Engineering Graduate Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Stochastic Control, Simulation Optimization," Sergiy Minko. Moderated by Jaya Kanumari.

Driftmier Engineering Center
597 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
2:00 pm

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Open Enrollment Info Session

Other

Faculty and staff benefits information for 2015 will be discussed.

Chapel
109 Herty Field
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
4:15 pm

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Music in Athens: A Sacred Harp Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Athens Music Project, a Willson Center Research Cluster, will host a symposium on the sacred harp music tradition. The sacred harp tradition originated in the South and is named after a historical book of hymns called "The Sacred Harp."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
6:00 pm

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Recital: UGA Percussion Ensemble

Performing Arts

The UGA Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of professor Timothy Adams, Jr., will give a recital. The group is comprised of Hugh Hodgson School of Music percussion students.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
7:00 pm

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UGA Hockey vs. Clemson

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA
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October 30, 2014
8:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Texas A&M

Athletics

College Station, TX
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October 30, 2014
8:00 pm

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Faculty Recital: Reid Messich

Performing Arts

Hugh Hodgson School of Music oboe professor Reid Messich will give a free recital. Messich, who has been a faculty member at UGA since 2010, has performed with many orchestras in the U.S., including the Jacksonville Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Miami City Ballet, West Palm Beach Opera, the Boca Raton Symphonia and The Augusta Symphony Orchestra.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Friday, October 31, 2014
October 31, 2014
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Students’ Fall Break

Official University Events

October 31, 2014
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Cross Country at SEC Championships

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL
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October 31, 2014
2:00 pm

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Tour of “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954-1988”

Tours

A guided tour of the exhibition on Vince Dooley's career as player, coach and athletic director as well as tours of three galleries of Georgia's cultural history. To be held each Friday before home football games.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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October 31, 2014
3:00 pm

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Harvard-Stanford-UGA Capitalism Workshop

Classes and Workshops

This workshop will foster an ongoing, interregional relationship between Harvard’s program on the study of capitalism, Stanford’s approaches to capitalism workshop and UGA's history of capitalism reading group. The Harvard-Stanford-UGA Capitalism Workshop aims to foster a sense of community among graduate student researchers in the study of capitalism, and will begin with all participants briefly introducing their work, followed by presentations and discussions of three papers.

LeConte Hall
250 Baldwin St
Athens, GA
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