Author Archives: Nedda Ahmed

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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Posted in Art & Design, For Faculty, For Graduate Students, For Students, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | 1 Comment

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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Congrats to Panthers Football!

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Georgia State’s football team crushed Georgia Southern this past weekend, resulting in a ticket to the team’s first-ever bowl game (you can watch highlights of the 34-7 victory here)! The Library wishes a hearty congratulations to the team, coaching staff, and head … Continue reading

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New! More Subject Areas Added to Oxford Bibliographies Online

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Good news! We’ve recently added four new subject areas to our Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) holdings. The new areas are: Cinema and Media Studies Communication Latin American Studies Sociology Each subject area within OBO presents in-depth background information (written by top experts) on major … Continue reading

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Congrats to the Men’s Basketball Team & Coach Hunter!

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Georgia State’s men’s basketball team won their opening game in the NCAA tournament  yesterday, upsetting number 3-seed Baylor, in a nail-biting, down-to-the-buzzer finish. (Read a full recap here.) All of us here at the Library want to heartily congratulate the entire team … Continue reading

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Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Finally, Some Guidelines!

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It seems like when artists make headlines these days, it’s not because of a record-setting sale price or a dazzling new show, but instead it’s frequently because an artist is facing allegations of copyright infringement. Just last week, for example, the artist Richard … Continue reading

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Distinguished Speaker Series Brings Laverne Cox to GA State

As you may have heard, Emmy award-nominated actress Laverne Cox will be speaking at Georgia State on Wednesday, Feburary 4 (full details here) as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series! Ms. Cox is best known for her role on the … Continue reading

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