Community Events

Around UGA and Athens

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Ongoing: UGA Master Calendar

Ongoing: Athens-Clarke County Library Calendar

Ongoing: Special Collections Library

Ongoing: Community Calendar (provided by Boom Athens magazine)

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Opportunities

What I Wish I Knew Then: As in years past, Dr. Rojewski is once again seeking OLLI members who are interested in speaking to an undergraduate class on transitioning from college to work and adult life. It is an informal, relaxed discussion, no up-front work is necessary to participate. Some topics of interest to share might include: What I wish I knew then that I know now (advice about navigating life) and Thoughts about retirement (good? bad? things to consider as you begin your adult life). If interested in speaking on Tuesday, April 25, please contact Jay Rojewski, rojewski@uga.edu.

Mass Communication Research Study OLLI@UGA members are invited to participate in a mass communication study in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The research opportunity consists of three parts and participants will receive compensation. Your participation will help the research team to better understand how different ways of presenting information in online news affect perceptions about the news content. Please view the flyer for more information or contact Ginny Morris at digitallcstudy@gmail.com to sign up.

Project LIKE-Dawgs: Living Independently Knowing Exercise
For a research project within the Department of Kinesiology, we are seeking inactive older adults (65+ years; men and women) to participate in a physical activity/exercise program. All testing and the program will be held in the Center for Physical Activity and Health within the Ramsey Center (parking will be made available).  For more information please click on the title or email LIKEdawgsUGA@gmail.com. If you are interested, please hurry as space is limited!

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Events

Colloquium Series: William Cheng, Aesthetics as Eugenics April 18, 5 pm. Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Free and open to the public. Working at the crossroads of sound, politics and power, William Cheng explores how judgement of others’ musical and artistic abilities and disabilities can affect social justice and progress.

Cinema Politique – Cinema Politique, a program which aims to introduce and discuss international and national political developments on the basis of documentaries and movies. Movies are held in the Miller Learning Center. Upcoming: April – La Haine

Exhibit – History of the Equal Rights Amendment, January 19-May 12, Russell Special Collections Libraries. The exhibit documents the rights of women under the law from the 17th century to present with a focus on the state of Georgia. Highlights include original suffrage pennants and letters from Susan B. Anthony; the origins of the National Women’s Party; ephemera from the ERA campaign at the local, state, and national level; and materials from the anti-ERA movement and Phyllis Schlafly.