Master Calendar: Happenings and events at the University of Georgia

March 2017

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
March 1, 2017
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Join HealthTrails and Get Healthy

Health

Join the HealthTrails Challenge along with coworkers and compete against all other University System of Georgia (USG) institutions during a six-week health and well-being challenge. This wellness challenge is an online program offered to all benefits-eligible employees at UGA that includes a fun way to log steps and activity, water consumption, and acts of kindness. Register at https://usgwellbeing.healthtrails.com.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
March 14, 2017
5:30 pm

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Class: Building Connection

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

This eight-week class will take an intense look at what Deep Nature Connection means and how to enrich your life with simple tools for connecting to the earth.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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Monday, March 27, 2017
March 27, 2017
11:00 am

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Workshop: Writing up SoTL Research for the Non-Education Researcher

Classes and Workshops

This workshop will provide participants with practical advice, samples, and hands-on opportunities to draft the abstract or other section of their study. Editors will share their perspectives on the most common problems seen with journal manuscripts.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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March 27, 2017
3:30 pm

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Signature Lecture: Barbara Grosz

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Intelligent Systems: Design and Ethical Challenges," Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences, Harvard University. Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa and the Office of Academic Programs.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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March 27, 2017
6:30 pm

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Women’s History Month Film Screening

Films, Women’s Resources

Screening of "Made in L.A.," a documentary film that follows the remarkable journey of three Latina immigrants working in L.A.'s garment factories and their long battle to bring a major clothing retailer to the negotiating table.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017
7:00 am

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The 11th annual Global Educational Forum

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The 11th annual Global Educational Forum will focus on engineering, education and technology in human development and sport. The keynote speakers and UGA faculty scholars in the the fields of engineering, technology, and human sport biomechanics will use different platforms and frameworks to provide solutions to issues of worldwide significance such as unsafe drinking water and sports injuries like concussion.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
9:00 am

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Seminar: Designing Your FYO Seminar

Classes and Workshops

Participants in this interactive seminar will examine best practices in how to design and structure a successful FYO course experience. Structured like a true workshop, participants can expect to make progress in the development of their FYO seminars.

Instructional Plaza
185 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours

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
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
2:00 pm

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2017 William A. Owens Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Facing Complexity in Health and Healthcare in an Era of Big Data," Bernice A. Pescosolido, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Indiana University, director of the Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research and Co-Director of the IU Network Science Institute.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Donovan German

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Trust Your Gut: Using Nutritional Physiology to Understand Animal Ecology," Donovan German, an assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Irvine. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Odum School lobby hosted by assistant professor Krista Capps.

Ecology Building
140 East Green Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
5:00 pm

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Financial Planning Double Dawg Info Session

Meetings

Info session about the Double Dawg Masters in Financial Planning opportunity.

Journalism Building
120 Hooper Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
5:00 pm

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Going on Tour: Using Technology to Support Experiential and Project-Based Learning

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Creative use of free web-based tools such as Google Earth Tour Builder and Google Hangouts On Air can lead to virtual experiential learning and provide opportunities for students to develop Intercultural Communicative Competence by interacting with people and places from around the world. During "Going on Tour: Using Technology to Support Experiential Learning and Project Based Learning," participants will take a look at how these and other tools are being used in SPAN 2001e and discuss methods of implementation. Part of the Franklin Faculty Teacher Speaker Series. Led by Annie Rutter Wendel, Spanish linguist and instructor.

Gilbert Hall
210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
5:30 pm

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March Meeting: The Rest of the Story Book Club

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts

Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story? If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions and programs. The monthly titles are selected (and discussions led) by Special Collections staff who help to create these displays/programs, and invite readers to learn more about the topics explored and to take them into new, related areas of interest. March’s Selection: Party Out of Bounds: The B-52’s, R.E.M., and the Kids Who Rocked Athens, Georgia by Rodger Lyle Brown This program is open free to the public and co-sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries and The University of Georgia Press. For more information about the book club, please visit their page on Goodreads.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
6:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Savannah State

Athletics

Foley Field
75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
6:30 pm

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Women’s History Month Keynote Address

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

The keynote address for the 2017 Women's History Month will be presented by Christine L. Williams, University of Texas at Austin. The national Women's History Month theme is "Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
6:30 pm

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Around the World in 80 Minutes

Classes and Workshops

Education Abroad Ambassadors offers the opportunity to meet students who have returned from study abroad from all around the globe. This is a great chance to network with students and learn the secrets about studying abroad. Pizza will be provided.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
6:30 pm

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Garden Travels: Australia - Sydney and the East Coast

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Garden staff member Berkeley Boone and his wife Leia started their visit to Australia this spring with a dinner cruise on a tall mast ship while Australia Day fireworks lit up the Sydney harbor. Berkeley and Leia will speak about their experiences. Light reception before the talk provided by Friends of the Garden.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
7:00 pm

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España en Corto: Spanish Short Film Festival

Films, Multicultural

The fifth-annual Spanish Short Film Festival, started by UGA students, showcases award-winning Spanish short films. A different selection of films will be shown each night.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
7:15 pm

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First Book UGA Meeting

Meetings, Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Join First Book UGA in raising the literacy level of low-income students in Athens. First Book UGA raises funds throughout the year to buy books for those in need and volunteers with the students and at libraries. At this meeting, the group will launch the executive board applications.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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March 28, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Apollo’s Fire: Sugarloaf Mountain

Performing Arts

Apollo’s Fire is America’s pre-eminent Baroque orchestra. In Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering, the ensemble explores the music of America’s Appalachian region.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017
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The Tenth IMACS International Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Tenth IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory will focus on computational and theoretical aspects of nonlinear wave phenomena. Interdisciplinary aspects of the subject will be emphasized, as well as the interaction between computation, theory and applications.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
10:00 am

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Be the Match Spring Drive

Exhibitions, Health, Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Be the Match is hosting its annual spring drive and will add names to the National Bone Marrow Registry, which pairs donors to patients in need. The event will feature Marrow Man and his Epic Battle Exhibit, which explains what bone marrow is and how a donation can have a major impact on a patient's life.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
11:00 am

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Chu Lectureship: Dr. Bruce Roth

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"The Discovery and Development of LIPITOR®: Would Anyone Make this Molecule Today?, Bruce Roth, inventor of LIPITOR®.

Pharmacy South
240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
2:00 pm

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Serve with Interfaith Hospitality Network!

Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteer opportunities with the Interfaith Hospitality Network, which provides support for families experiencing homelessness to reach a life of stability. Volunteers will be helping with the upkeep of the main Day Center.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
4:00 pm

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ServeUGA: Project Safe

Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Join ServeUGA this semester for volunteer opportunities with Project Safe, which works to end domestic violence through intervention, support services, advocacy, and education. Volunteers will mostly likely be working at the Project Safe Thrift Shop, which supports programs and services for victims of domestic violence and their children.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
5:00 pm

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Guest Artist Concert: Darrel Hale

Performing Arts

Bassoon guest artist Darrel Hale, will perform. An active orchestral performer, Hale has served as the principal bassoon of the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, and most recently as the Acting Principal Bassoon of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.

Hugh Hodgson School of Music
250 River Rd.
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
6:00 pm

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Softball vs. Georgia Southern

Athletics

Jack Turner Stadium
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
6:00 pm

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Concert: Percussion Ensemble

Performing Arts

The UGA Percussion Ensemble will perform its spring concert.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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March 29, 2017
7:00 pm

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España en Corto: Spanish Short Film Festival

Films, Multicultural

The fifth-annual Spanish Short Film Festival, started by UGA students, showcases award-winning Spanish short films. A different selection of films will be shown each night.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
March 30, 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
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March 30, 2017
10:00 am

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Be the Match Spring Drive

Exhibitions, Health, Service / Volunteer Opportunities

Be the Match is hosting its annual spring drive and will add names to the National Bone Marrow Registry, which pairs donors to patients in need. The event will feature Marrow Man and his Epic Battle Exhibit, which explains what bone marrow is and how a donation can have a major impact on a patient's life.

Tate Student Center
45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA
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March 30, 2017
11:00 am

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Microbiology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Establishing and Maintaining Epigenetic Memories," Danesh Moazed, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Biological Sciences Building
120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA
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March 30, 2017
12:30 pm

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The 2017 J.G. Woodroof Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Jo Anne Shatkin, president of Vireo Advisors, LLC, will deliver the 2017 J.G. Woodroof Lecture.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA
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March 30, 2017
3:30 pm

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Concert: Steel Pan Ensemble

Performing Arts

The UGA Steel Pan Ensemble will perform its spring concert.

Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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March 30, 2017
5:30 pm

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Class: Plants of the Desert - Growing Cacti and Succulents

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Kevin Tarner, succulent enthusiast and professional horticulturist, will begin with an overview of how cacti and succulents are able to thrive in the hottest places on Earth. Next, he’ll introduce the most desert-adapted and horticulturally popular plant families.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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March 30, 2017
8:00 pm

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Great Southland Stampede Rodeo

Other

The Great Southland Stampede Rodeo is an annual event hosted by UGA Block and Bridle Club. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. This is a completely student-run rodeo that includes events such as bull riding, roping, barrel racing, and more.

Livestock Instructional Arena
2550 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA
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March 30, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra closes out the month of March with its penultimate concert of the 2016-2017 season. Tickets are available at pac.uga.edu.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall
230 River Road
Athens, GA
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Friday, March 31, 2017
March 31, 2017
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Women’s Golf at Bryan National Collegiate

Athletics

Through April 2

Bryan Park Champions COurse
Brown Summit, NC
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March 31, 2017
9:00 am

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Free Speech and Hearing Screenings

Health

The UGA Speech & Hearing Clinic will provide free screenings of speech, language, voice, resonance, fluency, and hearing for adults and for children ages 3 years and older. Graduate students with nationally certified/state-licensed audiologists and speech-language pathologists will conduct screenings to identify communication disorders or differences and to provide prevention or intervention resources, when needed.

Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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March 31, 2017
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Morning Mindfulness Workshop

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

The Georgia Museum of Art invites you into the galleries to participate in free guided mindfulness meditation sessions, held every other Friday during the spring semester. Sessions include instructor-led meditation followed by a period of reflection. Stools (without backs) are provided; please bring a cushion if desired. Reservations are encouraged; please call 706-542-0448 or email sagekincaid@uga.edu.

Georgia Museum of Art
90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA
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March 31, 2017
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Multicultural

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
101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA
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March 31, 2017
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources

"Writing our Herstories: Using 'the personal' to Teach Women's Studies, Foster Intergenerational Dialogue, and Practice an Inclusive Learning Community," Jamie Palmer, Women's Studies and Sociology.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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March 31, 2017
2:00 pm

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Discussion: Cherokee Speculative Fiction

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Cherokee speculative fiction writers will discuss speculative fiction in the Native American contemporary literary canon. Writers Sequoyah Guess, author of The Books of the Red Eye; Daniel Justice, author of The Kynship Chronicles; and Blake Hausman, author of Riding the Trail of Tears, will be on a panel moderated by Josuah Nelson, University of Oklahoma. This event is sponsored by Institute of Native American Studies.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center
48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA
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March 31, 2017
3:00 pm

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Discussions without Borders

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Women’s Resources

International student Apurba Banerjee will lead this month’s Discussions without Borders event, presenting about Indian culture and her experience studying in the United States.

Office of International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA
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March 31, 2017
6:00 pm

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Softball vs. Auburn

Athletics

Jack Turner Stadium
2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA
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March 31, 2017
6:00 pm

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UGA Night at Six Flags

Other

Exclusive admission to Six Flags over Georgia for UGA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and guests. Tickets go on sale Feb. 20 in the Tate Student Center Cashier Window with a valid UGA card.

Six Flags
275 Riverside Parkway Southwest
Austell, GA
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March 31, 2017
6:30 pm

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Baseball at Tennessee

Athletics

Knoxville, TN
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