Category Archives: Film & Video

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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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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Documentary Screenings: “Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity”

Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, the film maker cannot travel to Atlanta. Both screenings have been cancelled as of 2/11/14.  The organizations co-sponsoring these events will try to reschedule for a future date. From 1976 – 1983 in Argentina, tens … 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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The History of Radio Broadcasting in Georgia

An online exhibit is now available that documents the history of radio broadcasting in the state of Georgia over a 50 year period from its inception in 1922 through the 1970s.  The exhibit utilizes materials from the radio broadcasting collections … Continue reading

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Second Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium

Georgia State University’s Cities Initiative, the Department of Geosciences and Emory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship invite proposals for presentations at the Second Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium. The day-long symposium will be held April 4, 2014 at Georgia State University … 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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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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