Category Archives: Books

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

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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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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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Ferguson, Missouri: Difficult Stories

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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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Thomas Wins ASPA Best Book Award

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The latest book by Professor John Clayton Thomas, Citizen, Customer, Partner: Engaging the Public in Public Management, was recently announced co-winner of the 2014 Best Book Award from the Section on Public Administration Research of the American Society for Public … Continue reading

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

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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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New Publication by Philosophy Professor Andrew J. Cohen

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew J. Cohen, Associate Professor of Philosophy, on the publication of his new book Toleration, published by Polity Press. In his book Dr. Cohen provides an analysis of what toleration is, what should be tolerated, and why … Continue reading

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Great American Songbook Vocal Competition

On Saturday May 10th, The Great American Songbook High School Vocal Competition and Workshop will be held on the Georgia State University campus.  This event is presented by The Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative and is dedicated solely to … 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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Summer Reading Suggestions

Last week the Law Library posted summer reading suggestions from their faculty.  We loved the idea (and suggestions) and decided to create our own list. Here are some books recommended by library employees for your summer reading enjoyment!   Laura … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion on the Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

The Department of Religious Studies is proud to sponsor a panel discussion on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, titled: Syria the Human Toll: Prospects for Reconciliation and Redevelopment Date/Time: Thursday, May 8, 7:00 PM Place: Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, … Continue reading

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