Category Archives: Books

New Faculty Publication on Aztec Gods and God-Bodies

Congratulations to Dr. Molly Bassett on the publication of her new book The Fate of Earthly Things: Aztec Gods and God-Bodies (University of Texas Press). From the publisher: In The Fate of Earthly Things, Molly Bassett draws on ethnographic fieldwork, … Continue reading

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

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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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Faculty Research: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Weiskopf on the publication of his  book An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology (with Fred Adams, Cambridge University Press). From the publisher:  Psychology aims to give us a scientific account of how the mind works. … Continue reading

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Thinking about African American History Month: Making It Every Month

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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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Religious Studies Professor Co-edits Book

A Guide for Women in Religion

Congratulations to Dr. Monique Moultrie on the publication of her co-edited work A Guide for Women in Religion: Making Your Way from A-Z (revised edition), published by Palgrave Macmillan. From the publisher: The Guide is a welcome companion for women … 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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Political Science Professor’s Book Named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine

The Puzzle of Unanimity

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Steigerwalt whose coauthored book The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the United States Supreme Court (Stanford University Press, with Pamela Corley and Artemus Ward) was named a 2014 outstanding academic title by Choice Magazine. From the … Continue reading

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Political Science Prof’s Book Named One of the Best of 2014

Wages of Oil

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Herb. His book, The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE (Cornell University Press), was named one of the best Middle East political science books of 2014 by Marc Lynch, contributor … 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 Faculty Publication: Pitiful Giants: Presidents in their Final Terms

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel P. Franklin on the publication of his new book Pitiful Giants: Presidents in their Final Terms (Palgrave Macmillan). Since ratification of the 22nd Amendment in 1951, five American presidents—Eisenhower, Reagan, Clinton, Bush, and Obama—have been elected … Continue reading

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