Long Swamp: Life in the Etowah River Valley
With support from the Georgia Department of Transportation, the University of West Georgia Department of Anthropology presents Long Swamp: Life in the Etowah River Valley. The exhibit will travel to Native American communities throughout the Southeastern United States to share artifacts and research from this Mississippian Age site discovered in Northwest Georgia. During the tour, communities will be invited to share some of their own artifacts for display, making this a truly dynamic, interactive, and ever-evolving exhibit.
Breaking Up: The Ethics and Economics of Secession
The University of West Georgia's political science department presented the "Breaking Up: The Ethics and Economics of Secession" lecture where Dr. Jason Sorens, lecturer of the Department of Government at Dartmouth College, spoke to students about whether economical secession is rational or not.
Feeling the Future: Dr. Daryl Bem Shares Mind Boggling Research in Annual Bill Roll Lecture
The University of West Georgia Department of Psychology recently hosted its annual Bill Roll Lecture in honor of the late renowned parapsychologist and psychology professor at UWG and his contributions to parapsychological research. This year's presentation, "Feeling the Future: Recent Experiments in Precognition," was given by Cornell University's Dr. Daryl Bem.
Anthropologist Proves that Animals Grieve
The University of West Georgia Department of Anthropology recently hosted a lecture with renowned anthropologist Dr. Barbara King to discuss how animals grieve. Dr. King has focused on animal emotion and welfare as it relates to wildlife throughout her career.