Category Archives: English

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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National Day on Writing

If you were wondering what was going on yesterday on the Library Plaza, it was the celebration of the National Day on Writing sponsored by the Georgia State University English Department.  What is National Day on Writing? It’s a United … Continue reading

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Library 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 11 am – 12:30 pm on Thursday, October 9 … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Dobranski appointed Distinguished University Professor

Dr. Stephen Dobranski, Professor in the English Department, will begin a five-year appointment July 1st , 2014 as Distinguished University Professor. He has been appointed in recognition of his outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students in research. Professors … 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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Five From Five: Historic and Contemporary Connections to Brazil, China, Korea, South Africa, and Turkey

Georgia State University will host five authors this semester in a series called Five From Five. Writers from Brazil, China, Korea, South Africa, and Turkey, will visit Atlanta during spring 2014 to read from their work and engage audiences in … 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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Book your travel

There’s still some time to get in your summer travel adventures.  However, if you’d rather explore the world or your imagination through a book, the GSU library has you covered.  Here’s just a few of our more recent books that … Continue reading

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Burney Collection Newspapers- 17th-18th Century

The library now has the Burney Collection Newspapers- 17th-18th Century. These newspapers were collected by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817), son of music historian  Charles Burney and  brother of the writer Fanny Burney. In his lifetime Burney collected over 13,000 … Continue reading

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