Author Archives: Nedda Ahmed

New for you: Portable DVD players!

Here’s a fact: The Library has a vast collection of movies and television on DVD, with most titles available to borrow for up to a week at a time. We’re talking cinema classics, foreign films, indie favorites, documentaries, and more–some … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Laura Carscaddon

Who is Laura? Laura is the Head of Research & Engagement, a division of the Library’s Public Services. In this role, she identifies directions for the department, advocates for resources, and makes connections in and outside the Library. She works closely with … Continue reading

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Holding Blackness in Suspension: Film Screening + Symposium

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Georgia State’s liquid blackness project, together with partners from Emory and GA Tech, are hosting a two-day series of events looking the film work of artist Kahlil Joseph, entitled Holding Blackness in Suspension: The Films of Kahlil Joseph. Mr. Joseph … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Prince

More sad news out of the music world today: Prince has died at age 57. Prince was a prolific musician, releasing more than 30 albums over the course of his career. He had been touring the U.S.; he played two shows … Continue reading

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Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon! Saturday, March 5

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The Library is playing host to an Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Saturday, March 5. The local event is part of a nationwide effort to increase exposure for women artists by adding entries about the women into the popular online … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: David Bowie

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More sad news for the music world (and beyond). Visionary rock icon David Bowie has passed out of this world forever, after a prolonged battle with cancer. Bowie was 69 years old. Bowie’s impact spread well beyond rock music. There are several biographies detailing Bowie’s … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Pierre Boulez, French Conductor and Composer

There is sad news for the music world today. World-renowned French conductor and composer Pierre Boulez has passed away at age 90. Boulez is perhaps best known in the United States as the music director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra during the 1970s; … Continue reading

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