Category Archives: Anthropology

Photogrammetry at CURVE

image of whisky jug

During the spring semester, I acquired a clay whisky jug from the Phoenix Lab, which contains artifacts recovered from the excavation of MARTA lines in the 1970s. Dr. Robin Wharton has worked with students in her multimodel composition course to … Continue reading

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

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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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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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Upcoming Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Lecture: Marcia Ochoa, “Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela”

Maria Ochia, Feminist Studies, University of California Santa Cruz

The Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the Department of African-American Studies, the Department of Anthropology, and the Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies, announce this year’s Anne L. Harper Annual Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Marcia Ochoa, … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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Visualizing Human Origins on CURVE’s interactWall

Dr. Deocampo analyzing the Smithsonian Institution’s Olorgesailie core on CURVE’s interactWall

CURVE’s visualization technology is helping researchers take a closer look at our origins. In an effort to understand “local climate dynamics relevant to the time periods and the regions where human evolutionary change took place” researchers are studying core samples … Continue reading

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Got social-science data that you need to make public?

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Learn more about openICPSR, a truly free-to-anyone, open-access data repository that meets federal and/or journal requirements for open access to digital research data! Register here for a 60-minute webinar –  Tuesday, February 10, at Noon – that will include: An … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Displaced by disaster: recovery and resilience in a globalizing world

Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do. However, no community is immune from … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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Documentary Screenings: “Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity”

Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, the film maker cannot travel to Atlanta. Both screenings have been cancelled as of 2/11/14.  The organizations co-sponsoring these events will try to reschedule for a future date. From 1976 – 1983 in Argentina, tens … Continue reading

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