Global Studies Forum Addresses Increased Immigration and Forced Migration

An upcoming forum will explore the causes, consequences and responses to the increased number of forced migration and refugee movements globally.

Georgia State University’s Global Studies Institute will host the forum, Emerging Global Issues Forum on Forced Migration, Immigration and Security on March 30, 2017.

“In the global city of Atlanta, we have a unique… more »

Political Science to Host Event on Solitary Confinement in the U.S. Featuring Photographer Richard Ross

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 Visits Georgia State to Discuss Ongoing War in the Middle East

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 »

Political Science Panel to Discuss Election Integrity

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 five Georgia-based political experts will meet at Georgia State University’s Langdale Hall for a bipartisan panel on election integrity and democratic legitimacy. 

The event, “Are Our Elections Safe?”, will feature Avery Davis-Roberts of the Carter Center, Page Gleason of Pro-Georgia, Michael Jablonski of the Georgia Democratic Party, Ray Smith of… more »

Consul-General of India to Give Talk at Georgia State University

Posted On October 4, 2016 by Tiffany Carter
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Please join the Asian Studies Center Oct. 6, 2016 for India-United States: A Defining Partnership of the 21st Century, a talk featuring the Consul-General of India, Nagesh Singh. 

During the talk, Singh will highlight areas of collaboration within the United States-India partnership including education, technology and economic trade.

“I hope that the talk will… more »

African-American Studies to Host Lecture Featuring Black Lives Matter Founding Organizer

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 »

English Department’s Field School on Publishing

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.

Megan Sexton, who received her Ph.D.… more »

Student Organization Hosts Viewing of Rosenwald

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 »

AAS Professors’ Graduation Robes Bring Diversity to Commencement Exercises

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.

“We say at Georgia State that we strive… more »