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

Fair Use Week

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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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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New Database: DARE–Dictionary of American Regional English

DARE

The Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the addition of the online version of DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English to our collections. Each DARE entry defines a regional word or phrase, provides pronunciation and etymology, identifies the … 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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Visualizing Human Origins on CURVE’s interactWall

Dr. Deocampo analyzing the Smithsonian Institution’s Olorgesailie core on CURVE’s interactWall

CURVE’s visualization technology is helping researchers take a closer look at our origins. In an effort to understand “local climate dynamics relevant to the time periods and the regions where human evolutionary change took place” researchers are studying core samples … 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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Faculty Research: Yu-Ping Chen, Physical Therapy Department

Yu-Ping Chen

Congratulations to Dr. Yu-Ping Chen and her colleagues in the Georgia State University Department of Physical Therapy and the Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences on the recent publication: Chen YP, Caldwell M, Dickerhoof E, Hall A, Odakura B, Morelli K, … Continue reading

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