Meeting of the Minds: UWG Students Discuss Race and Gender
The University of West Georgia's philosophy department recently brought together David Hume, Friedrich Nietzsche, W.E.B. Dubois, Frantz Fanon, Simone de Beauvoir and Iris Marion-Young together--well, more accurately, their ideas and personalities--for a single event. UWG students once again portrayed famous contemporary and historical philosophers during the annual Meeting of the Minds. Moderated by Connor Pierce, the event gives philosophy majors the opportunity to perform a debate while playing the roles of some of the most famous philosophers in history.
Alum Shines Spotlight on Tech in the Theatre
The University of West Georgia has opened doors for thousands of students. In the case of alumnus Jared LeClaire, this door happened to be a stage door, and walking through it was the first step in discovering his passion for technology in the theatre.
From Campus to the Capitol
In the midst of tourists, lobbyists and political leaders, University of West Georgia senior Amara McNeish proudly reports to work each day at Georgia's Capitol. As a legislative intern for the General Assembly of the Georgia House of Representatives, McNeish has found a place where her education, goals and future merge to allow her to explore her passion in politics.
UWG Welcomes Allison Joseph
West Georgia recently welcomed Allison Joseph to the area as the first artist in residence in conjunction with the New Georgia Arts Collaborative. Joseph is the author of seven collections of poetry and winner of numerous accolades. She is also well known for her work as an advocate for young writers.