The College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State is proud to announce the winners of its 2017 Staff Awards. Heather Russel, associate director of creative writing, won the Senior Staff Leadership Award. Zhenming “Jimmy” Du, the director of the university’s Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility, won the Outstanding Junior Staff Award.
Michael Galchinsky, Professor and Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness: Michael Galchinsky’s first book, The Origin of the Modern Jewish Woman Writer: Romance and Reform in Victorian England (Wayne State UP 1996), is included in a list of “59 outstanding, out-of-print humanities titles” that Wayne State University Press is digitizing and open sourcing, via a Creative… more »
Georgia State University’s Student Innovation Fellowship Program, along with its English and History Departments, have been awarded the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Next Generation Humanities Ph.D. grant to improve Ph.D. students’ learning and prospective career experience.
The Next Generation Ph.D. program addresses the need for humanities Ph.D. students to be better prepared for… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is sad to announce the passing of William “Bill” Sessions, Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Georgia State University. Sessions was a gifted professor, well respected by the English community.
“He was a man of many amazing experiences,” said Paul Voss, English professor and family friend. “He was… more »
ATLANTA- The English department took seven undergraduate students to New York City last spring break for a domestic field school featuring the publishing industry under the supervision of Megan Sexton. The trip lasted four days and was packed with trips to visit publishers and literary agents, among other activities.
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Jeffrey Boortz of Art and Design, Zhipeng Cai of Computer Science, Gina Marie Caison of English, Nadine Kabengi of Chemistry and Geosciences and Jennifer Craft Morgan of Gerontology.
The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding… more »
Spring Break study abroad programs are unique study abroad experiences that open up the opportunity to study abroad to a wide variety of GSU students. Have you ever thought to study abroad sounded great but there’s a long list of reasons that it “just isn’t for me”? The program costs are too high? Can’t take that much time… more »
It was a dreary Sunday when English visiting lecturer Andrea Jurjević received the call that she had been selected as the winner of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. Out of more than 900 submissions, her first book, “Small Crimes” was the winner.
“The weather was particularly crappy and I was about to take a… more »