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Speaker Series

Sep
4

Research Colloquium - Martha Carr

Come discover the multifaceted nature of mathematics strategy development and achievement.

Sep
18

Quantitative Methodology Program Colloquium Series

Learn how automated detectors of engagement and learning can be used in prediction of long-term student outcomes.

Oct
2

State of Georgia's Longitudinal Data System

Attend a presentation by Robert Swiggum, chief technology officer of the Georgia Department of Education.

Oct
7

2015 Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Lecture Tour

SEACSM 2015 Lecture Series: "Neuronal NO Synthase: Its role in muscle blood flow regulation during exercise."

Oct
8

E. Paul Torrance Lecture and 100th-Year Birthday Celebration

The annual Torrance lecture series, which is free and open to the public, brings together scholars and creative artists to the University of Georgia to discuss issues related to creativity.

Oct
13

Cobb County School District information session

The Cobb county School district is recruiting December and May graduates to fill teaching positions.

Oct
21

SRG Lunch & Learn - UGA Benefits and Open Enrollment

The first in a series of SRG Lunch & Learns this year.

Nov
19

Partnering with African Immigrant Families: Their Perceptions, Their Voice

Find out how re-settled African refugee families' traditions and beliefs impact relationships with professionals, teachers, caseworkers, and the disability law. 

Jan
12

Presentation: An Evidence-Based Case for Taking Leisure Seriously in CHDS Programs

It's vital to consider "leisure" — the use of free time and enjoyable self-expression — as part of the professional interests of programs within the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services.

Feb
9

Faculty Social Justice Research Presentation

Natoya Haskins and Anneliese Singh will describe two studies in progress exploring the lived experiences of faculty of color in academic settings.

Mar
15

2016 Robinson Jeffers Tor House Prize for Poetry Competition deadline

The annual Tor House Prize for Poetry is a living memorial to American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962).

Apr
6

Write Where You're From: Back to Nature Poems from Robinson Jeffers to the Georgia Review

As a founder of the modern environmental movement, Robinson Jeffers' poetry offers deep introspection about the Western landscape that can serve as a model for aesthetic and environmental awareness in the Southeast. In this Brown Bag Lunch program, Dr. Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor will discuss connect…

Apr
7

The Big Read: Camille Dungy @ Clarke Central High School

Poet and author Camille Dungy speaks to students and faculty at Clarke Central High School as part of the 2016 Big Read: William Jeffers celebraton.

Apr
7

The Big Read: Camille Dungy Poetry Reading

Poet Camille Dungy reads selections of her work as part of the 2016 Big Read celebration of Robinson Jeffers.

Apr
8

The Big Read: Papermaking in Utopia: Ecology, Poetry, & Place

Josh Calhoun, assistant professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents a discussion of bookmaking in conjunction with the 2016 Big Read: William Jeffers event and the annual Symposium on the Book.

Apr
12

The Big Read: Robinson Jeffers' Observations in Nature: Eco-Poetry and Sustainability in Today's Georgia

Come to the Athens-Clarke County Public Library for a discussion of the art and nature of book arts, poem-making and nature, and a poetry open mic.

Apr
21

The Big Read: Nature Writing Guided by Robinson Jeffers

Let the writings of Robinson Jeffers spark some deep thinking about nature and poetry through guided writing exercises.

Apr
21

The Big Read: 'Georgia Review' Earth Day Celebration

Poet and writer Alison Hawthorne Deming (above) will read from her work at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia's Visitors Center. Refreshments will be served.

Internationally regarded essayist and poet Alison Hawthorne Deming will be the featured speaker for "The Georgia Review's&qu…

Apr
29

Gallery Discussion: Robinson Jeffers and David Ligare

David Ligare will speak about his art during an evening lecture in Athens.

Apr
30

Georgia Museum of Art's Big Read Family Day: Robinson Jeffers Inspirations

This month, the Georgia Museum of Art's Family Day features art and poetry inspired by the works of Robinson Jeffers, as part of the Big Read event.

May
18

Robinson Jeffers: Athens-Clarke County Library Book Discussion

Join us for a group discussion of poet Robinson Jeffers at the Athens-Clarke County Library.

Jun
13–17

Seat in the Shade Poetry Series

Award-winning poets will perform their poetry. Music and art will also accompany numerous readings in the series.

Jun
13

Seat in the Shade Poetry Series: Keetje Kuipers

Keetje Kuipers, author of "The Keys to the Jail," will kick-off Big Read's Seat in the Shade Summer Poetry Series with a reading of her poetry.

Jun
14

Seat in the Shade Poetry Series: Ann Fisher-Wirth

Come enjoy the second night of Big Read's summer poetry series with celebrated poet, Ann Fisher-Worth.

Jun
15

Seat in the Shade Poetry Series: Life the Griot

The Big Read's poetry series continues with internationally renowned poet and local youth activist, Lemuel "Life the Griot" LaRoche, who will captivate the audience with his spoken word.

Jun
16

Seat in the Shade Poetry Series: Coleman Barks

UGA professor emeritus and featured poet, Coleman Barks, returns to the stage to read his celebrated work as part of the Big Read Summer Poetry Series.

Jun
17

Seat in the Shade Poetry Series: Readings from the Collective

The finale of the Big Read Summer Poetry Series will feature readings by UGA educators and students.

Oct
5

"Looking Back to Move Forward": A Student, Faculty, and Staff Discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

This panel is part of the 2016 Fall College of Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Action Speaker Series.

Oct
6

Spooky POE-etry

Join us for an afternoon of spooky poetry and crafts inspired by Edgar Allan Poe.

Oct
25

Rehumanizing Mathematics: Should That Be Our Goal?

Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez will discuss the subtle (and not so subtle) ways in which mathematics teachers, parents, learners, and researchers can be complicit with dehumanizing practices.

Oct
25

Knowledge 'for' Versus Knowledge 'about' Teaching: Specialized Physical Science Content Courses for Teachers

Dr. Hanuscin, a professor of science education at the University of Missouri, will present on a project that promotes collaborative work between physicists and science educators.

Oct
26

Comics, Medicine, and Healing Through Story: Lecture and Talk with Dr. Dana Walrath

Join award-winning author and TEDx speaker Dr. Dana Walrath for a riveting discussion of the role stories and images play in healing and care.

Oct
27

Resegregation as Curriculum: What the New Segregation in U.S. Schools is Teaching Children

Jerry Rosiek will discuss his 10-year study of a school district undergoing a process of racial resegregation, examining the ways this "new racial segregation" was rationalized and the psychological and sociological effects it had on the children of all races in that community.

Nov
1

Poetry Reading with Kimiko Hahn (with Introductory Remarks from the Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta)

At the author of eight collections of poetry, Kimiko Hahn reads from her most recent collection, "Toxic Flora."

Nov
2

Kappa Delta Pi Brown Bag Seminar Series

Our first guest speaker will be Dr. Jerry Gale of UGA's College of Family and Consumer Sciences. This event is open to the entire academic community.

Nov
16

!BIEN!: Psychological Research, Service and Outreach to Georgia Latino/a Communities

This event is part of the fall Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Speaker Series.

Jan
9

2017 MESA Colloquium: Jeff Rabin

Come hear Dr. Jeff Rabin speak about negative number operations at the 2017 MESA Colloquium.

Jan
10

MESA Principals' Panel

A panel of middle and high school principals will answer questions about their perspectives on a variety of issues.

Feb
7

Diversity Speaker Series: Researching Black Lives Matter

Doctoral students share their experiences while conducting research on Black Lives Matter and The Movement for Black Lives

Feb
17

Research Colloquium Series: Michael G. Wade

Does Theorizing About Developmental Coordination Disorder Inform Diagnosis and Intervention?

Feb
22
Feb
24

Research Colloquium Series: Barbara Crawford

How can we prepare our science teachers for today's social contexts where science may be misrepresented and misunderstood?

Feb
28

Diversity Speaker Series: Home Court Advantage: Promoting Pro-Level Diversity in the Atlanta Hawks

Diversity Speaker Series-Nzinga Shaw engages in conversation about multidimensional diversity and inclusion practices within business operation. She is the Senior Vice-President of Community and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of the Atlanta Hawks and Phillips Arena Organization.

Mar
24

Research Colloquium Series: Scott Ardoin

Developing a Better Understanding of Reading and Reading Interventions

Apr
19

Department of Kinesiology's Ramsey Lecture Series

The Department of Kinesiology presents this year's Ramsey Lecture Series speaker, Frank Booth.

Apr
19

Department of Kinesiology Ramsey Lecture

The Department of Kinesiology presents the 2017 Ramsey Lecture Series

Apr
20

2017 Torrance Lecture: Punya Mishra

The Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development is excited to announce Dr. Punya Mishra as our 2017 Torrance Lecturer!

Apr
21

IARGS Annual Local Speaker Series: Dr. Thomas Crisp

This year's IARGS Local Speaker Series features Dr. Thomas Crisp, assistant professor of literacy in Georgia State University's College of Education and Human Development.

Oct
16

6th Annual Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

The 6th Annual Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference will feature a distinguished lineup of speakers on important and timely topics.