Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Richard Ross, photographer and faculty member at the University of California Santa Barbara, is headed to Georgia State to discuss his artwork and activism that highlights mass incarceration and solitary confinement in the United States.
“In an age of hyperbole, Ross’s work in juvenile justice shows a path to using art… more »
U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker is headed to Georgia State University for a student-faculty dialogue on war in the Middle East and the challenges that lie ahead for President-Elect Donald Trump and his administration.
Crocker is the former U.S. ambassador of Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Kuwait and Lebanon.
“This student-faculty dialogue comes at a time… more »
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2016, Dr. Melina Abdullah, founding organizer of the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM) and chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, is coming to Atlanta for a community discussion on the origins and social phenomenon of BLM.
The lecture, hosted by the Department of African-American Studies, the Black Student Alliance,… 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.
Please join Georgia State University’s Great MINDS Society for a viewing and discussion of the documentary film, Rosenwald. The Rosenwald viewing will take place Tuesday, June 14th at 5 p.m. in the Speaker’s Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The documentary tells the story of Julius Rosenwald’s commitment to creating… more »
The City of Atlanta with the assistance of Councilman Kwanzaa Hall has declared June 12, 2016, Irene and Peter Harrower Day.
Recognized throughout the world as a musician of the highest caliber, Irene Harrower was a leader in the opera world. Renowned as a charismatic lyric soprano, Irene was a performer of opera and oratorio,… more »
In a sea of black Georgia State University robes at this weekend’s commencement exercises, you’ll find two robes visibly different from the others: African-American Studies’ (AAS) Akinyele Umoja and Makungu Ankinyela’s Ghanaian-inspired robes.
The robes are not just a fashion statement but also a cultural statement.