Author Archives: Jill E. Anderson

Two New Primary-Source Databases: Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 and Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

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The GSU Library now subscribes to two new primary-source databases, Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 and Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive, available through our Databases A-Z list under “I” and “S,” respectively. The Illustrated London News is a … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism

cover, Harcourt Fuller, Building the Ghanaian Nation-State

Prof. Harcourt Fuller of the History Department has recently published his new book, Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism (2014). As the first country in Sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence from a European imperial power, Ghana has always … Continue reading

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Thinking about African American History Month: Making It Every Month

Image from the Library of Congress' African American History Month page

Established in 1976 (as an expansion of Negro History Week, first established by Carter G. Woodson in 1925), African-American History Month has been observed for almost forty years. African-American history is, profoundly, American history: early colonial and Revolutionary-era history is … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: “Teaching with Archival Sources”

Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Sources” from 2-3:30pm on Wednesday, March 11 in the Colloquium Room, … Continue reading

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Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 20th Anniversary Symposium

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The GSU Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, in partnership with Faces of Feminism, BlackOUT, and SPEAK, announce their 20th Anniversary Symposium—Transforming Feminist Praxis and Scholarship: 40 Years of Struggle, 20 Years as an Institute, an all-day event taking … Continue reading

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Department of History Lecture: Claudio Saunt, “West of the Revolution, An Uncommon History of 1776″

cover, Claudio Saunt, West of the Revolution

The GSU Department of History is sponsoring a lecture by Prof. Claudio Saunt, titled “West of the Revolution, An Uncommon History of 1776,” on Friday,  January 30. Prof. Saunt is Richard B. Russell Professor in American History at the University … Continue reading

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Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African-American Studies Joint Event: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Dr. Carolyn Denard, Georgia College and State University

On Monday, January 26, the Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (formerly the Women’s Studies Institute) and the African-American Studies Department will jointly celebrate twenty years of each program’s existence here at Georgia State University in a program titled … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

cover, Nick Wilding, Galileo

Prof. Nick Wilding of the Department of History has recently published his new book, Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge (2014). Galileo’s Idol offers a vivid depiction of Galileo’s friend, student, and patron, Gianfrancesco Sagredo (1571–1620). Sagredo’s … Continue reading

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Lecture: Prof. Lela Urquhart, “The Politics of Religious Expression in Ancient Magna Graecia

The Georgia State University Center for Hellenic Studies announces a lecture titled “The Politics of Religious Expression in Ancient Magna Graecia” by Prof. Lela Urquhart of the Department of History, on Monday, November 10 at 4:30 pm. In antiquity, long … Continue reading

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Lecture: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”

cover, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

On Wednesday, October 22, historian and activist Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will give a lecture on “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.” Co-sponsored by SPEAK, BlackOUT, Faces of Feminism, GSU’s Special Collections and Archives, the Institute for Women’s, Gender, … Continue reading

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