Category Archives: Art & Design

Open Library for the Humanities

Although the Open Library for the Humanities (OLH) was launched only two years ago, their responsiveness to the specific needs of Humanities researchers provides a promising foundation for the creation and sustainability of high-quality open content for the field. Currently, … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Nedda Ahmed

Who is Nedda? Nedda is the librarian for the College of the Arts and Department of Communication. She has the unique pleasure of working both with “creatives”–filmmakers, designers, artists, musicians, actors, etc.—and with scholars who study, analyze, and write about … Continue reading

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Teaching with Primary Sources: Using Comic Books to Teach Social Commentary and Representation

Given the popularity of the new Black Panther film, Kevin Fleming, Popular Music and Culture Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, are offering the workshop “Teaching with Primary Sources: Using Comic Books to Teach Social … Continue reading

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Unpacking Manuel’s Tavern Launch

The Unpacking Manuel’s Tavern project launched this week! Unpacking Manuel’s Tavern is an interactive archive of materials that adorn the walls of Manuel’s Tavern, a long-time meeting place for democratically-minded Atlantans. Prior to the 2015 renovation of the tavern, the … 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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Atlanta Studies Symposium, May 11th in Centennial Hall

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The 4th Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium will be held on May 11th on the campus of Georgia State University.  This interdisciplinary meeting of scholars will take place in Centennial Hall from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm.  We hope to see … 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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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

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Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … 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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