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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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Panel Discussion on Social Mobility

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Is America still the land of opportunity? A panel discussion on social mobility in the 21st century will seek to answer that very question. The event will be held on February 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Economic Contributions to Sports

Many of us recently watched Super Bowl 50 where the Denver Broncos faced the Carolina Panthers. If Carolina had won, Cam Newton would have been only the third black quarterback to lead his team to a Super Bowl victory. Doug … Continue reading

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Upcoming Labor History Talks in Special Collections and Archives

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Each year, the Southern Labor Archives awards the Reed Fink Award in Southern Labor History to one or more applicants whose research in the Archives will lead to a book, article, dissertation, or other substantive product. Jewell Debnam and Owen … Continue reading

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Southern Labor Archives Announces Newly Opened Collections

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The Southern Labor Archives has been busy processing collections over the last few years and thanks to our dedicated interns and graduate assistants, we’ve accomplished a lot (the collections listed here represent well over 1,000 linear feet of material!). Finding … Continue reading

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The Science Behind the Sale

The December, 2015 issue of the Atlantic ran an article by Eleanor Smith titled Why You Bought That Ugly Sweater. The article summarizes findings from several research studies that discuss how retailers manipulate shoppers into buying merchandise that they don’t necessarily want or need. Lighting, music, … Continue reading

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“Andrew Young’s Making of Modern Atlanta” with free screening series

“The Making of Modern Atlanta” (Narrated by Ambassador Andrew Young and former WSBTV anchor Monica Pearson) is the story of Atlanta’s growth from a small, provincial deep south city into the international metropolis it is today, and the Andrew Young … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Evolution of Strategic HRM

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Bruce Kaufman, Professor in the Economics department at Georgia State University recently published an article, “Evolution Of Strategic HRM As Seen Through Two Founding Books: A 30th Anniversary Perspective On Development Of The Field,” Human Resource Management 54.3 (2015): 389-407. … 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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Speaker: Civil Rights, Labor, and the Politics of Economic Development in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Join us in Georgia State University’s Department of History for Julia Gunn’s upcoming talk based on research for her in-progress dissertation, “‘A Good Place to Make Money’: Civil Rights, Labor, and the Politics of Economic Development in Charlotte, North Carolina.” … Continue reading

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