Author Archives: Nedda Ahmed

Symposium: Liquid Blackness

The liquid blackness research group, under the auspices of the Department of Communication, will be bringing a number of scholars and artists together April 11 and 12 for an open symposium on blackness and aesthetics. Two notable scholars will be … Continue reading

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Georgia State Sculpture Professor’s Work Censored in Kennesaw

Kennesaw State University’s new Zuckerman Museum of Art opened last week amid controversy over the censorship of an installation by Welch School of Art & Design Professor Ruth Stanford. KSU President Daniel Papp deemed A Walk in the Valley to … Continue reading

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February 6-8: Rendering the Visible II: Figure Conference at Georgia State

Georgia State University’s Moving Image Studies program (Department of Communication) is presenting its second Rendering the Visible conference this week. This year, the conference brings together film and media scholars around questions of the Figure and the figural in contemporary … Continue reading

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L.A. Rebellion Film Tour Coming to Atlanta

Thanks to a shared effort between Emory University’s Department of Film and Media Studies, the Atlanta Film Festival, and liquid blackness, (a research initiative on blackness and aesthetics of Georgia State’s Department of Communication), Atlanta residents will have a chance … Continue reading

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School of Music Professor Receives ASCAP Honor

Congratulations to Dr. Marie Sumner-Lott, whose article, “At the Intersection of Public and Private Musical Life: Brahms’s Op. 51 Quartets,” was recently recognized by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) as one of its Deems Taylor Award … Continue reading

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Welch School of Art & Design Prof Wins Art Award

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A hearty congratulations to Georgia State art professor Pam Longobardi, who was recently announced as this year’s winner of the Hudgens Prize! Professor Longobardi’s work deals with the ecology and preservation of the world’s oceans. Many of her installations are … Continue reading

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PhD Student Publication on Documentary Film

Congratulations to Moving Image Studies PhD student Laurel Ahnert, whose article was recently published in the open access journal InterDisciplines: Journal of History and Sociology. The article is entitled “The Factual Treatment of Actuality: The Emergence of Educational Film in the … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Dr. Alessandra Raengo on Race & Visual Culture

Congratulations to Georgia State Moving Image Studies Professor Dr. Alessandra Raengo on the publication of her first scholarly monograph, On the Sleeve of the Visual: Race as Face Value (Dartmouth College Press)! Dr. Raengo has also co-edited two books on … Continue reading

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New Faculty-Authored Book on Artist Lynda Benglis

Lynda Benglis: Beyond Process

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Richmond, of Georgia State’s Welch School of Art & Design, upon the publication of her new book Lynda Benglis: Beyond Process (I.B. Tauris)! This book is the first major scholarly monograph on Benglis, a somewhat controversial artist who … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Film Critic Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert, longtime film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, passed away at the age of 70 on Thursday, April 4. Mr. Ebert’s film reviews were considered by many to be the standard by which other reviews could be judged. In … Continue reading

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