Author Archives: Ida Martinez

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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Centennial Speaker Series – Psychology Professor Rose Sevcik

Dr. Rose Sevcik, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, will present “Developing Symbols: From Communicating to Reading and Calculating,” as part of GSU’s Centennial Speaker Series. Dr. Sevcik’s research centers on the symbolic process development of oral and written language. Her focus … Continue reading

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Cuban Dissident Blogger to Speak at GSU

The Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies invites you to attend a lecture by Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, a Cuban free-lance writer, photographer, and dissident blogger. In 2009, he was involved in an incident and allegedly harassed by Cuban security … Continue reading

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Debating the DSM-5

The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, more commonly referred to as the DSM-5, was recently published and is now available. The last revision to the manual was published in 2000 (DSM-IV-TR), so this edition … Continue reading

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

As the school-year comes to an end, finals wind-up, and summer approaches, it seems appropriate that May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Time to shake off some stress and learn more about mental health issues that may be affecting friends, … Continue reading

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Sacred Mountains of the Americas Lecture

The Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies at Georgia State University presents a talk by María Constanza Ceruti, PhD: Sacred Mountains of the Americas Tuesday, March 5 11:00am – 12:15pm Troy Moore Library General Classroom Building, 9th Floor Dr. … Continue reading

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Psychological Fiction: Check it Out

Would you like a good book to read over the break? Consider these recently published psychological fiction titles from some great authors. Mini-summaries are from goodreads.com. Mudwoman/Joyce Carol Oates Explores the high price of success in the life of one … Continue reading

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Guest Lecture on Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas and Sustainable Development

GSU’s Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies and the Department of Anthropology are sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Theresa Williamson, Founder and Director of Catalytic Communities (CatComm) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Favelas at the Vanguard: Rethinking Our Assumptions in … Continue reading

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GSU Psychology Faculty Receive National Research Grants

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Congratulations to three psychology faculty members on their recent grant awards. Lisa Armistead is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology. Her $1,088,760 award from the National Institutes of Health is titled, “Maternal HIV: Multisite Trial to Assist Disclosure … Continue reading

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National Hispanic Heritage Month: GSU’s Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies

The Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies (CLALS) at GSU was formed in 1998 to provide a forum for researchers interested in Latin American and Latino cultures, languages, and history.  Its members represent departments such as Modern & Classical … Continue reading

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