Author Archives: Ida Martinez

Strategic Diversity Talk: Dr. John F. Gates

Strategic diversity expert Dr. John F. Gates, president and CEO of Campus Diversity Agenda, will be on GSU’s campus to deliver a talk, “The Evolution of Diversity and Inclusion Thought and Practice.” October 8 (Wednesday) Centennial Hall Auditorium 1:30pm – 3:00pm Dr. … Continue reading

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

International Parade and Dance party 2011 at Plaza and Woodruff park

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. Mark your calendars for the following cultural and academic events around campus: Event: Perspectivas: Reflections on Latin American and Hispanic Identity in the United States Art Exhibit Dates: Show runs September … 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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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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