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On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, IAAS Director Dr. Carolyn Jones Medine moderated a conversation among four of the Morton Theatre Corporation Defiance Project Award winners: visual artists Noraa James and Broderick Flanigan; musical artist Kxng Blanco; and filmmaker Booker T.

The Spring 2021 Institute for Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series schedule is now live! Interested in attending a virtual session? Email to obtain the Zoom link.

Dr. Aaron Meskin (Professor and Head of Philosophy Department) reached out to us in the Institute for African American Studies regarding promoting a course this coming Spring 2021. Direct any questions to Dr.

Professor of Women’s Studies and Philosophy, Dr. Chris Cuomo, is the recipient of the inaugural Victoria Davion Award for Intersectionality in Environmental Ethics. This award will be presented at the 17th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Ethics.

Breathe is a multimedia, multifaceted work being developed by Angela Hall under the direction of Emeritus UGA Faculty member Dr. Freda Scott Giles.

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