Local Sports Legends Speak at "Hometown Teams" Exhibit
Are you a lover of sports? How about a fan of local teams, like the Trojans, the Lions or the Wolves? If so, you don't want to miss the opportunity to hear from local sports legends as part of the traveling Smithsonian exhibit "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America." In cooperation with Georgia Humanities, the University of West Georgia will be presenting two discussions as an addendum to the traveling exhibit. The first, set for 2 p.m. on Dec. 4 at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC), will discuss the role of women in sports.
UWG Presents "The Antigone Project: A Play in 5 Parts"
"The Antigone Project: A Play in 5 Parts" tells the classic story of Sophocles' Antigone and adapts it into modern scenarios that discuss social injustice. "The Antigone Project" was conceived by Chiori Miyagawa and Savrina Peck and written by Karen Hartman, Tanya Bartfield, Caridad Svich, Lynn Nottage, and Chiori Miyagawa. The UWG Theatre Company's production of "The Antigone Project" will begin on Nov. 9 at the Townsend Center.
A Global Education: Emilie Martinez-Palacio Speaks on Multiculturalism
When educator and humanitarian Emilie Martinez-Palacio took the stage for the University of West Georgia College of Education's third annual Dag Folger Critical Topics in Education Speaker Series, she began with a dance. With that, dressed in traditional Garifuna attire, the Belize native glided into her lecture on multiculturalism and its importance in education.