Category Archives: World Languages & Cultures

Panel discussion on the Refugee Situation in Georgia

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A panel discussion – Refugees in Georgia: Separating Fact from Fiction – will be held on Tuesday,  March 1 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Lobby of the Rialto Center for the Arts. Panelists include: Justin Howell: International … Continue reading

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New! More Subject Areas Added to Oxford Bibliographies Online

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Good news! We’ve recently added four new subject areas to our Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) holdings. The new areas are: Cinema and Media Studies Communication Latin American Studies Sociology Each subject area within OBO presents in-depth background information (written by top experts) on major … Continue reading

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Author Series: The Art and Life of Atlanta Artist Wilbur G. Kurtz

The Georgia State University Emeriti Association is hosting a book talk by Dr. David O’Connell, Professor Emeritus of French, on his book The Art and Life of Atlanta Artist Wilbur G. Kurtz Thursday May 22nd, 11am to 12:30 pm, Library … Continue reading

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Five From Five: Historic and Contemporary Connections to Brazil, China, Korea, South Africa, and Turkey

Georgia State University will host five authors this semester in a series called Five From Five. Writers from Brazil, China, Korea, South Africa, and Turkey, will visit Atlanta during spring 2014 to read from their work and engage audiences in … Continue reading

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Trouble Accessing Articles?

Looking for a specific article? Here’s how to tell if the library has it and how to get a copy if we don’t. Step 1: Find It @ GSU You’ll be able to access articles in journals the library subscribes … Continue reading

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MLA Embraces “Green” Open Access

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MLA Director of Scholarly Communication Kathleen Fitzpatrick announced that the Modern Language Association is endorsing the open access publishing movement. Her article, “Openness, value, and scholarly societies – The Modern Language Association model,” published in the December issue of College … Continue reading

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Festival Cinematografico Italiano // Italian Film Festival

The 6th Annual Italian Film Festival, sponsored by GSU’s CENCIA initiative, runs April 5-7. All the films are free to attend, and will be screened at the Rialto Center for the Arts. View the full schedule of films here. Should … Continue reading

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Researching China?

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The growth of China has been a major topic in recent years, and it is an area that our students, faculty and staff have expressed interest in. From the 2CI cluster in Chinese Studies to the Confucius Institute, research on … Continue reading

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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

The library has added a new electronic reference source to its collection: Oxford Islamic Studies Online. This resource provides access to the most current scholarship in the field of Islamic Studies, featuring reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in … Continue reading

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Women’s Collections Fall Fundraiser: Speak Out for Women’s Rights!

SPEAK OUT FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS! WOMEN’S COLLECTIONS FALL FUNDRAISER Did you realize that conducting and processing a two-hour oral history takes 30-60 hours of staff time and costs an average of $1,200? The Georgia State University Library’s Women’s Collection Fall … Continue reading

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