Category Archives: Books

Islamic Scholar to Present Talk

The Department of Religious Studies is proud to welcome Dr. Jamillah Karim, who will present a talk titled: Between the Nation of Islam and Sunni Islam: Black Muslim Women Fight Racism and Engage the American Ummah Date/Time: Wednesday, April 16, … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Sociology Professor Acosta

GSU Sociology Professor Katie Acosta

Meet Professor Katie Acosta, who joined the GSU Sociology Department faculty this past academic year. According to her website, Dr. Acosta’s “areas of interest and expertise include Latina/o sexuality, gender, immigration, family and race and ethnicity” and she “frequently teach[es] … Continue reading

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Mustafa Akyol to Deliver Lectures

Georgia State University is proud to welcome author and commentator Mustafa Akyol, who will deliver two talks on campus. Both talks are free and open to the public. The Future of Islamism: Lessons from Tunisia, Egypt, and Turkey Mr. Akyol’s … Continue reading

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Contagion: Movie Screening + CDC Panel

The Atlanta Science Festival is screening the movie Contagion as part of its Science on the Screen programming.  Dr. Harold Jaffe, Associate Director for Science at CDC, will moderate and a panel of three CDC scientists will discuss the movie. … 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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The Music of Management is now available through ScholarWorks@Georgia State University

The book The Music of Management: Applying Organization Theory, by Dennis R. Young is now freely available in ScholarWorks@Georgia State University.  Dr. Young, a Professor of Public Management and Policy in the Georgia State University Andrew Young School of Policy … Continue reading

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“Who Stole the American Dream?” – Lecture this Wednesday

Hedrick Smith

This Wednesday, March 12, at 6:30pm in Centennial Hall Auditorium (100 Auburn Ave. Building), two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Hedrick Smith will give a talk entitled “Who Stole the American Dream?”  His lecture draws from his recent book … Continue reading

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Symposium on Immigration

Please join the Department of Economics, the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, and the Department of Philosophy on Tuesday, March 11 at 6:00pm in the Senate Salon of the Georgia State University Student Center for a free symposium titled: … 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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Gerontology Lecture: “Part of the Family: The Long-Term Ties of Gay and Lesbian Adults”

Dr. Ingrid Connidis, Professor of Sociology at Western University in London, Canada

Join the Georgia State University’s Gerontology Institute for this year’s Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology: “Part of the Family: The Long-Term Ties of Gay and Lesbian Adults.” Dr. Ingrid Connidis, Professor of Sociology at Western University in London, Canada … Continue reading

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