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Animator, Creator of ‘Doug’ TV Series to Visit Georgia Southern

Jim Jinkins

Jim Jinkins

Animator of the popular ’90s animated television series “Doug,” Jim Jinkins will visit the campus of Georgia Southern University on Thursday, Oct. 5.

Having worked on other turn-of-the-millennium Disney series, such as “PB&J Otter,” “Stanley,” and “101 Dalmatians: The Series,” his knowledge of animation and the industry offers credible insight to aspiring animators.

Jinkins’ artist talk will begin at 5 p.m. in Arts Building room 2071. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) is committed to offering quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students to become professional artists, designers, art historians and industry leaders. The BFSDoArt is recognized as an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). For more information, visit

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) is the largest of the eight colleges that make up Georgia Southern University, and it plays a central role in every student’s core of knowledge. CLASS, also described as the University’s College of the Creative Mind, prepares students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, their nations and the world. CLASS offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and several interdisciplinary minors from its 11 departments and five academic centers. CLASS offers eight master’s degrees, two graduate certificates and one doctoral degree.  For more information, visit

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125 degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education.



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