Dr. Christine Simmonds-Moore of UWG’s Psychology Department will present the program, Things that Go Bump in the Night…(and Day): Sleep and Paranormal Experiences on Tuesday, March 3, at 11:00 a.m. at Ingram Library.
Subjective paranormal experiences – which include extrasensory perception and perceiving ghosts and apparitions – are part of being human and have been reported in every culture throughout human history. Dr. Simmonds-Moore will explore the intriguing relationships between sleep and sleep-related states of consciousness and a range of subjective paranormal experiences. She will also discuss why some people may be more prone to having these experiences – which can occur during the day as well as at night.
Dr. Simmonds-Moore, a native of the United Kingdom, earned her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Northampton. She came to the United States in 2009 and joined the UWG Psychology Department in 2011. Dr. Simmonds-Moore has worked on a number of research projects related to this topic and is the editor of Exceptional Experience and Health: Essays on Mind, Body and Human Potential. She is the co-author of a textbook on Anomalistic Psychology and is the current vice president of the Parapsychology Association.
This program is sponsored by Ingram Library’s Penelope Melson Society. For further information, visit http://www.westga.edu/library or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (678) 839-5337.
Dr. Ben Steere of UWG’s Anthropology Department will present the program, The First Southerners: Creeks and Cherokees in Early Georgia on Wednesday, April 1, at 11:00 a.m. at the University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library.
The Muscogee Creek and Cherokee are famously known as two of the “five civilized tribes” of the early nineteenth-century Southeastern United States, and both played important and active roles in Georgia’s history. These two societies share common cultural traditions that date back thousands of years, but by the eighteenth century, the Muscogee Creek and Cherokee were strikingly different in significant ways. Archaeological and historical research show that Creeks and Cherokees used very different strategies to adapt to the changing political and social landscape of early Georgia.
Dr. Ben Steere, UWG Assistant Professor of Anthropology, has published extensively on Native American societies in the Southeast. He is currently preparing a map and database of all the Woodland and Mississippian mounds and Cherokee towns in western North Carolina, as well as a large-scale study of domestic architecture in the prehistoric and early historic Southeast. Dr. Steere received his B.A. from Wake Forest University in 2003 and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 2011.
This program is sponsored by Ingram Library’s Penelope Melson Society. There is no admission fee and special public parking is being provided. For further information, visit http://www.westga.edu/library or contact email@example.com or (678) 839-5337.
Image: Three American Cherokee Chiefs, 1762, MRL 10: G.E.E. Lindquist Papers, 65, 1826, The Burke Library Archives (Columbia University Libraries) at Union Theological Seminary, New York.
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