November 2012

  • Nov

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    University Theatre will present Rita Dove’s “The Darker Face of the Earth”

    November 1, 2012 | 8:00 pm — 2:30 pm

    Oedipus myth set on a plantation in University Theatre’s ‘The Darker Face of the Earth’ As a part of the University of Georgia’s nine-day Spotlight on the Arts festival, University Theatre will present Rita Dove’s “The Darker Face of the Earth,” directed by UGA associate professor Freda Scott Giles, Nov. 1-11 …

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    3

    25th Anniversity of African Studies Event: African Family Day

    November 3, 2012 | 10:00 am — 12:00 pm

    Africa Family Day will be held Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to noon at the State Botanical Garden and will include storytelling, dance and music, plus special stations featuring African plants, instruments and snacks. The event is cosponsored by the Georgia Museum of Art and the ASI with the participation of …

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    25th Anniversity of African Studies Event: Taste of Africa African Cuisine

    November 5, 2012 | 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

    Taste of Africa: African Cuisine will be held Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. in the reception hall of the Tate Student Center and will include sharing and sampling of African cuisine hosted by the African Student Union.

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    25th Anniversity of African Studies Event: Africa in Cinema

    November 6, 2012 | 5:00 pm — 8:00 pm

    Africa in Cinema will be held Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. in room 150 of the Miller Learning Center with a screening of “Has God Forsaken Africa?” and discussions led by Karim Traore, associate professor of comparative literature and African studies, and Rachel Gabara, associate professor of romance languages. …

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    25th Anniversity of African Studies Event: Live, Learn and Travel in Africa Study Abroad Fair

    November 7, 2012 | 9:00 am — 11:00 am

    Live, Learn and Travel in Africa: Study Abroad Fair will be held in conjunction with the Office of International Education’s study abroad event Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Tate Student Center plaza.

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    25th Anniversity of African Studies Event: Peace Corps in African: 50 years of Service

    November 7, 2012 | 11:00 am — 1:30 pm

    A panel discussion by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

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    7

    APERO Africana Lecture: Disproportionate Impact of Climate Change on the African-American Community

    November 7, 2012 | 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm

    Lecture will be given by J. Marshall Shepherd, a UGA professor of geography and president-elect of the American Meteorological Society, in conjunction with the UGA Institute for African American Studies.

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    “Searching for Social Justice” Panel Discussion

    November 7, 2012 | 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

    Panelists: Linda Lloyd, Economic Justice Coalition Hope Inglehart, Clarke County NAACP Richard Milligan, Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition Dr. Kecia Thomas, Sr. Advisor to the Dean for Inclusion & Diversity Leadership Dr. Mark Dawkins, BFSO past-president and Associate Dean Dr. Bethany Moreton, Freedom University Sponsors: GLOBES, BFSO,LGBTQ Faculty/Staff Organization, Open Dialog Free …

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    12

    School of Social Work International Human Rights Lecture Series

    November 12, 2012 | 2:00 pm — 3:30 pm

    Ambassador Harriett Elam-Thomas Former Ambassador to Senegal, US Dept. of State In September 2005, Ambassador Elam-Thomas retired from the U.S. Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Career Minister. During her four decade Foreign Service career, she demonstrated a life-long practice of bridging cultures. With unique vision and insight, Ambassador Elam-Thomas …

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    13

    Transgender Awareness Week: Transgender Dy of Rememberance Display

    November 13, 2012 | 8:00 am — 11:59 pm

    The display is designed to raise awareness and to memorialize individuals killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. All programs are free and open to the university community. Transgender Awareness Month is observed globally in November in memory of those who have lost their lives to hatred and prejudice based on …

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    Small Business Development Center: Proposal Writing Techniques

    November 15, 2012 | 10:00 am — 11:30 am

    Cost: $29; Online registration: www.georgiasbdc.org/ce/athens For more information, please call 706-542-6791 (slay@georgiasbdc.org)

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    15

    Transgender Awareness Week: Keynote Address with Kye Allums

    November 15, 2012 | 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm

    Transgender activist Kye Allums will deliver a keynote address on Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in room 248 of the Miller Learning Center. Allums is a former George Washington University basketball player who came out as the first transgender basketball player to openly play on an NCAA Division I women’s basketball …

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    Transgender Awareness Week: Lunch with Leaders

    November 16, 2012 | 11:59 am — 1:59 pm

    Students will be given an opportunity to speak personally with Allums during a “Lunch with Leaders” program on Nov. 16 at noon in room 140 of the Tate Student Center.