Author Archives: rdrummond

About rdrummond

I am the subject librarian at Georgia State University for language and literature in the departments Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language, English, and Modern and Classical Languages.

First Year Book: March Book One

The First-Year Book program at Georgia State University provides all incoming freshmen with a common intellectual experience to stimulate discussion, to promote critical thinking, and to develop a sense of community among first-year students, faculty, and staff. This year’s selection, the … Continue reading

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Author Series: The Art and Life of Atlanta Artist Wilbur G. Kurtz

The Georgia State University Emeriti Association is hosting a book talk by Dr. David O’Connell, Professor Emeritus of French, on his book The Art and Life of Atlanta Artist Wilbur G. Kurtz Thursday May 22nd, 11am to 12:30 pm, Library … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Dobranski appointed Distinguished University Professor

Dr. Stephen Dobranski, Professor in the English Department, will begin a five-year appointment July 1st , 2014 as Distinguished University Professor. He has been appointed in recognition of his outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students in research. Professors … Continue reading

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Five From Five: Historic and Contemporary Connections to Brazil, China, Korea, South Africa, and Turkey

Georgia State University will host five authors this semester in a series called Five From Five. Writers from Brazil, China, Korea, South Africa, and Turkey, will visit Atlanta during spring 2014 to read from their work and engage audiences in … Continue reading

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Season’s Reading/Season’s Viewing

Do you want something entertaining after you finish with exams? The library has books and DVDs to help you relax after you finish your finals. Dr. Who: A Christmas Carol This Dr. Who holiday special, starring Matt Smith as the … Continue reading

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New Resource! Online Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

The University Library recently added the new Wiley online reference source, The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. This reference work includes research on language-related problems that arise in the real-world  where languages are learned and used, and includes articles from Georgia … Continue reading

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Burney Collection Newspapers- 17th-18th Century

The library now has the Burney Collection Newspapers- 17th-18th Century. These newspapers were collected by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817), son of music historian  Charles Burney and  brother of the writer Fanny Burney. In his lifetime Burney collected over 13,000 … Continue reading

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U.S. Poet Laureate Scheduled for Georgia State University Centennial Series

The United States Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will be a featured speaker in the Georgia State Centennial Series January 16th, 2pm in the Rialto Center. See the Georgia State University blog post for more details about her work and the … Continue reading

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Writing Studio Pedagogy for Tutoring and the Classroom: Writing Studio Session, Thursday November 15th

Writing Studio Pedagogy for Tutoring and the Classroom, Kelly Elmore– 12pm Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor General Classroom Building–Thursday, November 15th This presentation will present some of the essential ideas of writing studio pedagogy for use in the Studio and … Continue reading

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Tutoring Repeat Students: Writing Studio Session, Wednesday, November 14th

Tutoring Repeat Students, Stephanie Little– Wednesday, November 14th,12pm Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor General Classroom Building Are you a tutor who sees a lot of repeat students?  Does it feel like you work on the same things over and over … Continue reading

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