Author Archives: Nedda Ahmed

Congrats to the Men’s Basketball Team & Coach Hunter!

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Georgia State’s men’s basketball team won their opening game in the NCAA tournament  yesterday, upsetting number 3-seed Baylor, in a nail-biting, down-to-the-buzzer finish. (Read a full recap here.) All of us here at the Library want to heartily congratulate the entire team … Continue reading

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Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Finally, Some Guidelines!

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It seems like when artists make headlines these days, it’s not because of a record-setting sale price or a dazzling new show, but instead it’s frequently because an artist is facing allegations of copyright infringement. Just last week, for example, the artist Richard … Continue reading

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Distinguished Speaker Series Brings Laverne Cox to GA State

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As you may have heard, Emmy award-nominated actress Laverne Cox will be speaking at Georgia State on Wednesday, Feburary 4 (full details here) as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series! Ms. Cox is best known for her role on the … Continue reading

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New! Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

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The Library is pleased to announce the recent addition of the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals. This research database provides access to articles on architecture, urban planning, interior design, historic preservation, and more! The Avery Index covers  periodicals in these subject areas … Continue reading

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CENCIA, School of Music Host “Viktor Ullmann’s Legacy from Theresienstadt” Concert

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On Thursday, October 16, Georgia State’s School of Music, in collaboration with Elysium Between Two Continents and CENCIA will present a concert featuring the works of composer Viktor Ullmann. Ullmann was an accomplished musician and composer who lived in various parts … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks to Return in 2016: Revisit All Things David Lynch

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Last week, the entertainment world was abuzz with the news that the TV show Twin Peaks will return with a third season on Showtime in 2016. Twin Peaks, created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, originally aired on ABC in the … Continue reading

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Earth Week 2014

Monday, April 21 – Friday, April 25 is Earth Week at Georgia State! Show your love for Mother Earth by attending some of the amazing events lined up by the Office of Sustainability and its campus partners. A full schedule … Continue reading

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Symposium: Liquid Blackness

The liquid blackness research group, under the auspices of the Department of Communication, will be bringing a number of scholars and artists together April 11 and 12 for an open symposium on blackness and aesthetics. Two notable scholars will be … Continue reading

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Georgia State Sculpture Professor’s Work Censored in Kennesaw

Kennesaw State University’s new Zuckerman Museum of Art opened last week amid controversy over the censorship of an installation by Welch School of Art & Design Professor Ruth Stanford. KSU President Daniel Papp deemed A Walk in the Valley to … 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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