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 »
Andrea Scarantino, philosophy and neuroscience professor, has been selected to receive the 2017 Herbert A. Simon Award for Outstanding Research by the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP).
The Simon Award recognizes early career scholars whose research is expected to reshape debates at the nexus of computing and philosophy. The recipient is awarded… more »
Georgia State University has recently received a $600,000 grant from the Alabama Tourism Department to develop a serial nomination of U.S. Civil Rights sites to be submitted to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage list.
“We’re creating a list of what are the most significant sites that tell the story of… more »
In September, eleven members of a Jamaican Maroon ensemble called the Moore Town Granny Nanny Cultural Group traveled to Georgia State University to perform as a part of history Assistant Professor Harcourt Fuller’s Jamaican Maroon Project. Now, Fuller has produced a CD for the group.
“The Granny Nanny Cultural Group is featured in my documentary,… more »
Elena Del Rio Parra, Materia Médica: Rareza, Singularidad y Accidente en la España Temprano-Moderna (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).
Fernández L’Hoeste, Héctor. “What’s in an Accent? Gender and Cultural Stereotypes in the Work of Sofía Vergara.” In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media. Eds. María Elena Cepeda and Dolores Inés Casillas. London, UK: Routledge,… more »
Georgia State University’s Model United Nations (Model UN) and Model Arab League teams took November by storm, winning top honors at competitions.
“In keeping with the 14-year tradition in Model Arab League and 13-year tradition in Model United Nations, the Georgia State University teams once more had a great semester,” said faculty advisor Rashid Naim.… more »
Nick Sciullo, a Department of Communication alumnus, was recently awarded the Most Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Critical/Cultural Studies Division of the National Communication Association for his dissertation, “A Rhetorical Analysis of George Jackson’s Soledad Brother: A Class Critical and Critical Race Theory Investigation of Prison Resistance.” This honor makes Sciullo the first Department of… more »
Andrew Ho, a third-year biology student, will spend spring semester studying at sea thanks to a $10,000 Semester at Sea Study Abroad Scholarship funded by the National Society of Collegiate Scholarships.
For 105 days, students participating in the Semester at Sea program will visit 11 countries, 12 cities and four continents, including Asia, Africa, Europe… more »