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CENCIA, School of Music Host “Viktor Ullmann’s Legacy from Theresienstadt” Concert

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On Thursday, October 16, Georgia State’s School of Music, in collaboration with Elysium Between Two Continents and CENCIA will present a concert featuring the works of composer Viktor Ullmann. Ullmann was an accomplished musician and composer who lived in various parts … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks to Return in 2016: Revisit All Things David Lynch

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Last week, the entertainment world was abuzz with the news that the TV show Twin Peaks will return with a third season on Showtime in 2016. Twin Peaks, created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, originally aired on ABC in the … Continue reading

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Earth Week 2014

Monday, April 21 – Friday, April 25 is Earth Week at Georgia State! Show your love for Mother Earth by attending some of the amazing events lined up by the Office of Sustainability and its campus partners. A full schedule … Continue reading

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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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