Author Archives: Jill Anderson

New Faculty Publication: East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China

cover, Douglas Reynolds, East Meets East

Department of History professor Douglas R. Reynolds, along with Carol Reynolds, has recently published the book East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China (2014). From … Continue reading

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Ferguson, Missouri: Difficult Stories

map of Ferguson, Missouri in relation to St. Louis City

On Saturday, August 9, a Ferguson, Missouri police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, age 18, a graduate of Normandy High School who was about to begin classes at Vatterott College on Monday, August 11. Details remain murky but there … Continue reading

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History Department Faculty in Conversation: The Carter Center, June 19, 2014

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum logo

Georgia State’s Department of History’s former instructor Mike O’Connor will be speaking on Thursday, June 19, at the Carter Center, in a conversation with David Sehat, an associate professor of history at Georgia State. O’Connor is the author of the … Continue reading

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Department of History’s 2014 Dale Somers Memorial Lecture: “Caribbean Slavery”

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The GSU Department of History announces the 2014 Dale Somers Memorial Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Philip Morgan, Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, on Friday April 4, 2014. Dr. Morgan will speak on “Caribbean Slavery.” Though he … Continue reading

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To Learn More: Solomon Northup, Twelve Years a Slave (1853)

poster, Twelve Years a Slave film

Last night the film Twelve Years a Slave, a wrenching portrait of a free black man kidnapped into slavery, won the Oscar award for Best Film; the film’s director, Steve McQueen, became the first black director to win for Best … Continue reading

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Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Talk: The Future of Reproductive Justice

Dr. Dorothy Roberts, University of Pennsylvania

The Georgia State University Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities announces an upcoming talk by Dr. Dorothy E. Roberts, “The Future of Reproductive Justice,” on Monday, February 10, 2014. Dr. Roberts is George A. Weiss Professor of Law and Sociology … Continue reading

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New Resources: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2014

image of King leaning on a lectern, Martin Luther King Press Conference, March 26 1964

January 20 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday falling on the third Monday of January, near King’s birthday on January 15, 1929. The holiday was established in 1983 after a long struggle, and in 1994 Congress designated … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Beatles vs. Stones

cover image, John McMillian, Beatles vs. Stones

John McMillian of the Department of History has recently published Beatles vs. Stones, a lively discussion of the complex relationship between two legendary bands which dominated rock culture during the 1960s and well beyond. Recently reviewed in the New York … Continue reading

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Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Talk: Dr. Adela C. Licona, “Stories and Bodies-So-Far: Queer/ed Relational Re/Mixings as Coalitional Gestures”

Dr. Adela Licona

The Georgia State University Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, along with the Department of Communication, Faces of Feminism, and SPEAK, is pleased to sponsor a talk by Dr. Adela C. Licona on “Stories and Bodies-So-Far: Queer/ed Relational Re/Mixings … Continue reading

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Middle East Institute Panel: “What’s Going On In Syria?”

The Georgia State University Middle East Institute is sponsoring a panel discussion, “What’s Going On In Syria?” on Monday, September 16, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, Langdale Hall. The panel will be … Continue reading

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