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Walking History: Art on the Atlanta Beltline

Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, a scholar who for more than 20 years has studied the history and culture of African Americans throughout the Black Atlantic World. Whether in the classroom, museum or in the field, she has sought to document and teach the African-American odyssey through various mediums.

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What goes into a winning political campaign?

On Saturday, Feb. 23, UTC hosts speaker Dave Hickey, UTC alumnus, staffer to former Tennessee Gov. Ned Ray McWherter, former U.S. Rep. Marilyn Lloyd; and longtime political consultant and lobbyist.

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“What if I ran for public office?” Luncheon

This workshop provides an overview of what to consider in thinking of running for office (no commitment to run for office required).

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“Culture and Conversation: An Eco-Psycho-Sociopolitical Case Study of a Convergence between Birds and Blackness”

Are you interested in art, biology, ecology, literature, nature, ornithology, photography, wildlife and how all of those interests intersect? If so, join us!

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“Embedding Civic Engagement in the Curriculum”

Faculty often are called upon to embed civic engagement into student learning. This workshop provides a brief overview of best practices for civic and political engagement pedagogy before moving on to concrete examples of how to implement these initiatives and on a shoestring budget. Lunch workshop for interested faculty. Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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