Author Archives: Tricia Clayton

New African Studies Encyclopedia

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Researchers interested in African Studies will want to be aware of this new library resource – The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought. This online encyclopedia offers a comprehensive view of African thought, covering the intellectual tradition on the continent and … Continue reading

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Anthropology's Dr. Patico Publishes Article on Matchmaking

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Jennifer Patico has recently published an article entitled “Kinship and Crisis: The Embedding of Economic Pressures and Gender Ideals in Postsocialist International Matchmaking.”  The article appears in the Spring 2010 issue of Slavic Review.  The Spring issue of this journal … Continue reading

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Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive

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The Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive is a new resource available in the Digital Library of Georgia.  Users now have access to fourteen newspaper titles published in Atlanta between 1847 – 1922. The newspapers provide a record of Atlanta’s history from … Continue reading

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Africa during the Cold War

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Are you interested in the history of Africa during the Cold War?  Larry Grubbs, a lecturer in GSU’s History Department, has just published a book on this topic entitled Secular missionaries : Americans and African development in the 1960s.  In … Continue reading

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Women's Studies Speaker

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The Women’s Studies Institute is presenting the Spring 2010 Anne L. Harper Annual Lecture on Febuary 25th.  The lecture is being delivered by Gayatri Gopinath, associate professor of social and cultural analysis and director of gender and sexuality studies at … Continue reading

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Celebration for Dr. Merl E. Reed's New Book

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The library and the Department of History are cosponsoring an event to celebrate the publication of Dr. Merl E. Reed’s new book, Educating the Urban New South: Atlanta and the Rise of Georgia State University, 1913-1969.  It will be held … Continue reading

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Book on Indian history published by faculty member

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Are you interested in the social and economic history of early modern South Asia?  If so, you might want to take a look at Dr. Ghulam Nadri’s recent book, Eighteenth-Century Gujarat: The Dynamics of Its Political Economy, 1750-1800. This book … Continue reading

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