Mon, 10/08/2018 - 1:02pm
On Friday 12 October, please join us for a Symposium on the Book, featuring a a talk by invited speaker Patricia Cahill. Dr. Cahill's talk will be preceded by a rare books workshop from the collection of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library at 11:00am. Professor Cahill is Associate Professor of English at Emory University, where she specializes in Shakespeare and early modern literature, especially drama. She is the author of Unto the…
Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:04pm
Anthony Grooms will be reading from his new book The Vain Conversation. According to his publisher's website: "Inspired by true events, The Vain Conversation reflects on the 1946 lynching of two black couples in Georgia from the perspectives of three characters—Bertrand Johnson, one of the victims; Noland Jacks, a presumed perpetrator; and Lonnie Henson, a witness to the murders as a ten-year-old boy. Lonnie’s inexplicable feelings of…
Sun, 09/02/2018 - 3:54pm
The University of Georgia (UGA) and the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (UPVM) and IRCL (UMR5186 CNRS) are delighted to announce a conference, “Scenes in the Other’s Language/Scènes dans la langue de l’autre,” as part of their ongoing collaboration, “Scene-Stealing/Ravir la scène,” sponsored by UGA, UPVM, CNRS, the Partner University Fund, the FACE Foundation, and the Willson Center. This conference is organized in the wake of the…
Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:24pm
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents scholar and author Chadwick Allen for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk.  This year's AIR Talk will take place on the Autumnal Equinox, Thursday, September 20th, at 4:15 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium at the Georgia Museum, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602.  The title of his talk is "Across and Through These Lands: Earthworks, Indigenous Identity,…
Mon, 04/23/2018 - 2:56pm
Please join us for the final Symposium on the Book, which this year is addressing Diversity in the Archives. Professor Susan Phillips (Northwestern University) will be our featured plenary speaker, and will give a talk in the second-floor auditorium at 4pm titled "Traveling Salesmen: Trafficking Stereotypes in the Premodern (Print) Marketplace." In her scholarship as well as her teaching, Susie Phillips is interested in the materiality of the…
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:11pm
Nick Groom is professor of English literature at the University of Exeter, an author on subjects ranging from the history of the Union Jack to Thomas Chatterton, has edited several books and regularly appears on television, radio and at literary festivals as an authority on English Literature, seasonal customs, J. R. R. Tolkien, the “Gothic” and “British” and “English” identities. Due to his extensive work on the Gothic, especially on the…
Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:07am
Where does the idea of "Dixie" come from? This lecture, by Coleman Hutchison, will provide an answer that question. Please join us on Wednesday, April 18, at 4:30, in Park Hall 265, as Professor Hutchison talks about "'Dixie' and the Appropriation of Cultures." Coleman Hutchison is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas-Austin. He is the author of the first literary history of the Civil War South, Apples and Ashes:…
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 10:21pm
French: Florence March enseigne la littérature britannique de la première année au Master 2 LLCER, ainsi qu’aux concours. A la croisée des études anglophones et des arts du spectacle vivant, du texte et de la scène, elle travaille sur les théâtres des premier et second XVIIe siècles (Renaissance et Restauration anglaises), leur appropriation par la scène contemporaine, en particulier par les festivals d’arts internationaux comme Le Festival d’…
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:45pm
Beyond the Tenure Track: A Two Day Symposium on Non-Teaching Careers for Graduate Students in the Humanities, sponsored by the Department of English Graduate Program This symposium will give current students the opportunity to hear from alumni of our English Graduate Program who now work in a range of non-teaching fields. The panels will provide concrete advice for graduate students curious about transitioning into non-teaching careers and will…
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 7:40pm
Beyond the Tenure Track: A Two Day Symposium on Non-Teaching Careers for Graduate Students in the Humanities, sponsored by the Department of English Graduate Program This symposium will give current students the opportunity to hear from alumni of our English Graduate Program who now work in a range of non-teaching fields. The panels will provide concrete advice for graduate students curious about transitioning into non-teaching careers and will…