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September

“The Last Witch"
Friday, September 22, 2017 | 8:00 pm

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.
Location: Fine Arts Building

“Fall Education Abroad Fair"
Monday, September 25, 2017 | 12 - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 11 - 4:00 pm
The 33rd annual Education Abroad Fair will feature nearly 100 exhibitors showcasing programs led by UGA faculty or at UGA international residential centers, as well as programs run through international partner universities and other providers. Dedicated sessions allow students to get an overview of study abroad opportunities at UGA, and a dedicated group of students who have already studied abroad — known as education abroad peer advisers — will also be on hand to answer students’ questions.
Location: Tate Student Center

“Lunchtime Time Machine: Why Have Disney Princesses Always Worn Long Dresses?"
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 12:30 pm

This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Jennifer Palmer. Professor Palmer is a historian of early modern Europe who researches and writes about race, gender, the family, and property; and her first book, Intimate Bonds: Family and Slavery in the French Atlantic, follows the stories of people who built families and fortunes on both sides of the French Atlantic. She teaches courses about Europe, the Atlantic world, women and gender, race, and pirates. Free admission, free pizza.
Location: 101 LeConte Hall

“The German Election and Why it Matters: A Roundtable Discussion"
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 4 pm

With Chancellor Angela Merkel up for a fourth term amid challenges from the Social Democrats and the populist Alternative for Germany, the election of September 24 holds the potential to reshape German politics. The Transnational European Studies program, the Germanic and Slavic Studies department, and SPIA present this roundtable discussion of the elections in Germany and Europe, 2016-17. Speakers include Alex Sager (Germanic and Slavic Studies), Markus Crepaz (SPIA), Cas Mudde (SPIA), and Jan Uelzmann (Georgia Tech). Refreshments will follow the event. 
Location: MLC, room 268

"Tour at Two: Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection"
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
| 2:00 pm
Join docents for a tour of the exhibition.
Location: Georgia Museum of Art

October
"Animal Farm"
October 4-8, 2017
By George Orwell. Adapted by Ian Wooldridge. Directed by Anthony Marotta.University Theatre Studio Series. George Orwell’s satiric fable features greedy pigs taking advantage of the animals who unwittingly placed them in power.
Location: Seney-Stovall Chapel
Further information: http://www.drama.uga.edu/event/1828/animal-farm

“Romance Languages Special Guest Colloquium: José Antonio Rodríguez Garrido"
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 4 pm

"Identidades múltiples y agencias culturales en la construcción de la biografía de Juan de Espinosa Medrano (¿1629?-1688)," José Antonio Rodríguez Garrido, professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. He will offer new critical perspectives for contemplating the life and work of Juan de Espinosa Medrano (circa 1629 - 1688), who rendered the Baroque poetics of Luis de Góngora into a distinctly American literary style and also adapted European dramatic models in the earliest Quechua theater.
Sponsored by LACSI, Romance Languages, and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
Location: Gilbert Hall 320

“The Transformation of London, 1550-1700"
Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 4:30 pm

The UGA at Oxford program is excited to be hosting Dr Ian Archer of Keble College, Oxford, here in Athens this October 10th-15th. Dr Archer will be here for the UGA at Oxford Homecoming Tailgate and the program will be celebrating his 25 years of teaching for the UGA at Oxford program, particularly in the fields of Tudor-Stuart England and the Renaissance & Reformation.
Location: LeConte Hall 101

“Gallery Talk: Lynn Boland"
Friday, October 13, 2017 | 2 pm

Join Lynn Boland, director and chief curator of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University and curator of the exhibition, for a special gallery talk on "Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris."
Location: Georgia Museum of Art

“Lunchtime Time Machine: How did a Millionaire Start the Russian Revolution?"
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 12:30 pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Scott Nelson. Professor Nelson is the prizewinning author of five books on nineteenth-century American history, including Steel Drivin’ Man (2007), about the life and legend of John Henry, and A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America’s Financial Disasters (2012). He teaches the first half of the U.S. survey and courses on the U.S. South and the history of capitalism. Free admission, free pizza.
Location: LeConte Hall 101

“Lecture: The Enigma of the Riace Bronzes: A New Approach”
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 5:30 pm

Vinzenz Brinkmann, Head of Antiquities in Liebieghaus, Frankfurt, Germany will host a lecture discussing “The Enigma of the Riace Bronzes: A New Approach.”
This event is sponsored by the Wilson Center.
Location: Lamar Dodd School of Art, S150

“Martin Luther, 500 Years Later: A Roundtable”
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 4 pm

This roundtable discussion of interpretations and misinterpretations of Luther's 95 Theses in the five centuries since 1517 features Jonathan Strom (Emory University), Alex Sager (Germanic and Slavic Studies), Jodie Lyon (Religious Studies), Pastor Gregory Michael (Christus Victor Lutheran Church), and Pastor Nathan Hilkert (Holy Cross Lutheran Church).
This event is sponsored by the Transnational European Studies program, the History Department, and Germanic and Slavic Studies. Light refreshments will be served.
Location: MLC, room 350

November
“Concert: St. Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig"
Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 8:00 pm
This is a rare opportunity to hear Johan Sebastian Bach’s own legendary choir. Established in the year 1212, the St. Thomas Choir is one of Europe’s greatest musical treasures. Bach led the choir for 27 years, and together they performed hundreds of his works. 
This event is sponsored by the Wilson Center.
Location: Performing Arts Center



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