“Romance Languages Special Guest Colloquium: 'Is there Love without Jealousy?' A Story of a Christian Idea in the Spanish Golden Age"
Friday, March 2, 2018 | 4:30 pm
Julián Arribas, professor of Spanish, University of Alabama-Birmingham. Arribas graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Romance Languages and Literatures. He is currently the chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. He is the author of a critical edition of two Pastoral Romances: La Diana (London, 1996) and El pastor de Fílida (Valencia, 2006) by Jorge de Montemayor and Luis Gálvez de Montalvo, respectively. He has also published numerous articles on the literatures of the Spanish Golden Age. Beauty and love are among the topics that interest him the most. In his talk, he will be talking about an intriguing aspect of the idea of love that he calls “Fear in Love.”
Location: Gilbert Hall 118
“Exhibition: Opera in Print: Fin-de-Siècle Posters from the Blum Collection"
Through April 22, 2018
Opera is considered by many to be the ultimate combination of all art forms: a symphony orchestra in the pit, multiple solo singers and a full choir on stage, theater and drama in the acting and action, period dance and ballet, architecture in the sets, music composition, fashion in the costumes, literature in the libretto and storyline and graphic arts in the set painting and advertising. The Belle Epoque opera posters in this exhibition were intended to draw an audience into the opera house with a "taste" of what would be seen and heard there.
Location: Georgia Museum of Art
“Performance: UGA Opera Theatre"
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 5:30 pm
The UGA Opera Theatre will present a concert of selections from a variety of French operas in coordination with the exhibition “Opera in Print: Fin-de-siècle Posters from the Blum Collection.” The concert will include arias, duets and ensembles from operas by Bizet, Massenet, Thomas, Offenbach, Debussy, Lehar and others. This period provided some of the most beautiful and romantic music in history and has remained the basic opera repertoire to this day. Followed by a tour of the exhibition by Abigail Kosberg, Pierre Daura Center Graduate Intern.
Location: Georgia Museum of Art, M. Smith Griffith Auditorium
“Cinema Politique: Hannah Arendt"
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 6:30 pm
Hannah Arendt is a 2012 German-Luxembourgish-French biographical drama film directed by Margarethe von Trotta and starring Barbara Sukowa.
The film portrays important events in the life of the political theorist Hannah Arendt, especially her coverage of the trial of notorious Naxi Adolph Eichmann. Arendt 's story in The New Yorker describes her difficulty understanding how a man who looked so normal and unremarkable could have perpetrated so much evil and suffering.
Dr. Ilya Winham of the School of Public and International Affairs will lead a discussion following the screening.
Location: MLC, room 250
“Religion and the Common Good Seminar"
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 7 pm
"Augustine on Love, Conflict, and the Goods We Hold in Common." Part of the Religion and the Common Good Seminar, supported by the Willson Center for the Humanities and Arts. The Religion and the Common Good Seminar is an interdisciplinary initiative that builds on existing networks between faculty, students, community members, and other professionals with research, teaching, and service interests in religion’s contribution to the common good. This talk will be led by Richard Miller, Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Religious Ethics, University of Chicago. Sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
Location: MLC, room 248
"Lunchtime Time Machine: What did Imaginary Cities look like in the Middle Ages?"
Thursday, March 22, 2018| 12:30 pm
This installment of the Department of History’s undergraduate lecture series features Dr. Ari Levine. Professor Levine specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern China, and he teaches courses in Chinese, East Asian, and world history. He is the author of Divided by a Common Language: Factional Conflict in Late Northern Song China, and he’s currently completing a book project on urban space and cultural memory in the Northern Song capital of Kaifeng.
Free admission, free pizza.
This is an FYO event.
Location: LeConte Hall 101
"Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series"
Friday, March 30, 2018| 12:20 pm
"International Solidarity - A First-Hand Account: UGA Students March in Support of Black Lives Matter, the Pulse Nightclub Shooting and PRIDE While Studying Abroad in London," Diann Moorman, Housing & Consumer Economics.
Location: MLC, room 214
|"Harry Berger Jr. – “Bad Boys and Hipsters: Shakespeare’s Iago and Rembrandt’s Rembrandt"
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | 4 pm
Founding Faculty of the University of California, Santa Cruz, Harry Berger, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of Literature and Art History. Stephen Greenblatt of Harvard University states that “somewhere in his innermost closet Harry Berger Jr., must harbor the secret of perennial freshness. For decades now his vitally important work has conferred the power to see with new eyes familiar works of literature, philosophy, and art, as if their innermost meanings were being glimpsed for the first time.” Sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
Location: Park Hall, room 265
"Global Georgia Initiative: Sinéad Morrissey"
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 7 pm
Morrissey served as Belfast’s inaugural Poet Laureate (2013-2014), undertaking an extensive program of poetry workshops in schools, prisons, and other community settings. In 2016, Parallax was selected as the most important Irish artwork of any genre for the year 2013 in Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, edited by Fintan O’Toole.
A former assistant director of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University, Belfast, she has recently taken up position at Newcastle University as a Professor of Creative Writing and Director of the Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts (NCLA).
Location: Seney-Stovall Chapel
Performances April 6 through April 15, 2018
Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy pits the conniving Iago against his trusting friend Othello, weaving a potent commentary on jealousy, betrayal and racism.
Location: Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Theatre
More information: http://www.drama.uga.edu/
“Concert: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Classical Evolution"
Sunday, April 15, 2018 | 3 pm
The intelligent principles of symmetry and logic of classical music have enabled composers through the ages to create aesthetically pleasing works that endure the test of time. This program of favorites by Mozart, Weber and Brahms reveals the multi-ingenuity of the classical style.
Location: Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall