Category Archives: Sociology

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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Webinar: Searching by Variable in ICPSR

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Looking for a data to analyze that contains a specific question asked in a survey, aka a specific “variable”? Check out this webinar, “What’s in There? Searching by Variable at ICPSR,” on Tuesday, June 14 at Noon – register here! … Continue reading

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Upcoming Library Workshop: “Teaching with Archival Objects,” April 14, Library South 8

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Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, and Jessica Rose, Graduate Teaching Assistant, English, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Objects” from 2pm – 4pm … Continue reading

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“Bringing W.E.B. Du Bois Back to 21st Century Atlanta” Symposium – April 13

W.E.B. Du Bois (1868–1963), Atlanta-based social scientist and co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Photo from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

Various Georgia State University and Clark Atlanta University academic departments and student organizations are sponsoring the following symposium, “Bringing W.E.B. Du Bois Back to 21st Century Atlanta” on Wednesday, April 13, in the Georgia State Law School at 85 Park … Continue reading

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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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GSU Sociology Prof makes it into The Onion!

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Georgia State University Sociology Professor Dan Carlson recently led a research study that finds that evenly distributing the housework and childcare between parents results in better relationships – and, perhaps the most ‘sexy’ finding, these egalitarian couples reported having better … 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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Let the Fire Burn Documentary Screening this Wednesday

The Georgia State Greatest MINDS Society and other GSU groups are screening the documentary film, Let the Fire Burn, in the Student Center Speaker’s Auditorium this Wednesday, June 10, starting at 5:00pm and followed by a discussion led by GSU … Continue reading

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Tracing a History of Atlanta’s Public Transit

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With MARTA expanding into Clayton County and the agency now resting on a more sound financial footing thanks to efforts by Keith Parker, MARTA appears to be on an upswing. As the concept of transit oriented development gains momentum, more … 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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