Category Archives: Books

New Film: Queen Nanny, Legendary Maroon Chieftainess (2016)

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Prof. Harcourt Fuller of the GSU History Department is co-creator and producer of the new film Queen Nanny, Legendary Maroon Chieftainess (2015), directed by Roy T. Anderson, now available in the GSU Library. To get a taste of the film, … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Modes of Human Rights Literature: Towards a Culture Without Borders

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Prof. Michael Galchinsky of the English Department has recently published Modes of Human Rights Literature:  Toward a Culture Without Borders  (2016). This sophisticated book argues that human rights literature both helps the persecuted to cope with their trauma and serves as … Continue reading

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Middle East Studies Center Lecture: Robert G. Hoyland, “The Arab Conquests and the Rise of Islam”

photo, Robert G. Hoyland

The GSU Middle East Studies Center announces the lecture “The Arab Conquests and the Rise of Islam,” by Robert G. Hoyland, on Tuesday, November 29 in the Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor, Room 2343, from 3:00 pm … Continue reading

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Symposium: “Still the Black Mecca? Race, Social Inequality, and Urban Displacement in 21st Century Atlanta”

Artwork by Corey Barksdale, Official Event Artist

Wednesday, November 9, 1:00pm-7:00pm at the Georgia State University Law School FULL AGENDA HERE ~ REGISTER HERE This symposium offers four separate panel discussions addressing the status of racial equity in Atlanta, presented by GSU scholars (including the library’s Joe Hurley, … Continue reading

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Fall Newsletters for the Andrew Young School

A newsletter for each department in the Andrew Young School has been published and is accessible in a new, user-friendly Research Guide: Criminal Justice – library.gsu.edu/cjnews Economics – library.gsu.edu/econnews Public Management and Policy – library.gsu.edu/pmapnews Social Work – library.gsu.edu/swnews Each … Continue reading

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Featured Faculty Publication: Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators

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David Stinson, Associate Professor of Middle and Secondary Education, co-edited the book Teaching mathematics for social justice: conversations with educators.  The book was one of the top 75 New York Times Best Selling Education Books of 2013. You’ll find this … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

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Prof. Allen Fromherz of the History Department has recently published The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age (2016). The Near West is a political, social, and cultural history of a common … Continue reading

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Brown v. Board of Education Finally Realized in One City

On May 14, 2016, more than 60 years after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education   decision, the junior high and high schools in my hometown of Cleveland, MS were ordered to integrate to end segregation of the public schools. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016

Muhammad Ali. World Journal Tribune photograph by Ira Rosenberg, 1967. Library of Congress.

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. in 1942, passed away on June 3, 2016. Still the only three-time world heavyweight champion, Ali was known for his powerful athleticism, his outsize personality, his controversial conversion to Islam as a young … Continue reading

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Film & Discussion ~ Rosenwald: The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities

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Join Georgia State University students, staff, faculty, and community activists as they discuss the film: Rosenwald: The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities. Tuesday, June 14, in the Speaker’s Auditorium in Student Center East.      Film at … Continue reading

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