Author Archives: Brian K Kooy

Religion & Public Life Event

The Department of Religious Studies will present its 2017 Religion & Public Life Event on the topic of Religion, Race, & Reconciliation: Overcoming Social Polarization in the Current Political Climate on Tuesday. The event will be a moderated Discussion with … Continue reading

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Middle East Studies Center Panel Discussion: Trump and the Middle East

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The GSU Middle East Studies Center will present a panel discussion “Trump and the Middle East” on Tuesday January 24 in the Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor, Room 2343, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Panelists include: … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication on The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression

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Congratulations to Dr. Brett Esaki of the Department of Religious Studies on the  publication of his book: Enfolding Silence: The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression (Oxford University Press). From the publisher: Japanese Americans have developed complex … Continue reading

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Faculty Research on Ritual Gone Wrong

Ritual Gone Wrong

Congratulations to Dr. Kathryn McClymond, Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, on the publication of her new book Ritual Gone Wrong: What We Learn from Ritual Disruption (Oxford University Press). From the publisher:  The discipline of religious … Continue reading

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Panel discussion on the Refugee Situation in Georgia

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A panel discussion – Refugees in Georgia: Separating Fact from Fiction – will be held on Tuesday,  March 1 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Lobby of the Rialto Center for the Arts. Panelists include: Justin Howell: International … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion on Social Mobility

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Is America still the land of opportunity? A panel discussion on social mobility in the 21st century will seek to answer that very question. The event will be held on February 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion on Immigration

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A panel discussion on how the immigration debate in the 2016 elections affects immigrants, the United States, and the world will be presented on February 24 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in the Troy Moore Library (Room 2343), 25 Park … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication on Religious Delusion

The Abraham Dilemma

Congratulations to George Graham, Professor of Philosophy and Neuroscience, on the  publication of his latest book The Abraham Dilemma: A Divine Delusion published by Oxford University Press. As described by the publisher: The Abraham Dilemma is the first book written by … Continue reading

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New Resource: AmericasBarometer

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The GSU community now has access to AmericasBarometer, a comparative survey that measures values, behaviors, and socio-economic conditions in the Americas using national probability samples of voting-age adults. A creation of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) at Vanderbilt University, … Continue reading

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New Book by Political Science Professor Lakeyta Bonnette

Pulse of the People

Congratulations to Dr. Lakeyta Bonnette on the publication of her recent book Pulse of the People: Political Rap Music and Black Politics (University of Pennsylvania Press). From the publisher: Hip-Hop music encompasses an extraordinarily diverse range of approaches to politics. … Continue reading

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