Event – Atlanta Oral History Meetup

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Atlanta Oral History Meetup Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?’http’:’https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+’://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js’;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, ‘script’, ‘twitter-wjs’); Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: Atlanta City Studio-South Downtown, 99 Broad Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 (between Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. and Mitchell St.) RSVP: Please contact Marian Liou by Friday, September 27, 2019, to let us know if you will be attending. Marian can be reached at marianliou@gmail.com or 404-547-1349.   An informal meetup for people who are currently planning or working on oral history projects with and among communities of color or other communities that have not yet been well represented in the public history…
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Rethinking Resilience at the 2019 Atlanta Studies Symposium

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Rethinking Resilience at the 2019 Atlanta Studies Symposium Editorial Staff Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?’http’:’https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+’://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js’;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, ‘script’, ‘twitter-wjs’); The Atlanta Studies Network held our seventh annual Atlanta Studies Symposium on April 9, 2019, at the Historic Academy of Medicine in the heart of Midtown. Hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology, this year’s symposium, “Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City,” featured a full day of well-attended sessions engaging Atlanta’s sustainable development, environmental history, transportation, infrastructure, and natural and built environment from an exceptionally broad range of perspectives. Presenters at this year’s symposium included academics of all ranks, from deans…
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Congratulations to our 2019 DH Undergraduate Certificate Recipients

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Maggie Dryden and Ragan Foley successfully completed work in the Digital Humanities Undergraduate Certificate. Both were inspired by their work in DH classes and completed their certificates with their capstone as a CURO project as well. Dryden was a member of the inaugural DH Summer… The post Congratulations to our 2019 DH Undergraduate Certificate Recipients appeared first on DIGI.
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Announcing the Keynote Speakers and Program for our 2019 Symposium

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Announcing the Keynote Speakers and Program for our 2019 Symposium Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?’http’:’https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+’://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js’;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, ‘script’, ‘twitter-wjs’); Please join us on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 for the seventh annual Atlanta Studies Symposium, which will be hosted by the Georgia Institute of Technology and held at the Academy of Medicine (875 West Peachtree St., NW). In keeping with this year’s theme, “Atlanta in the Anthropocene: The Making of a Resilient, Resourceful City,” the symposium will bring together scholars from across the region to discuss Atlanta’s role in climate mitigation, and how Atlanta might respond to coming challenges. The full schedule of presentations can now be found here. The symposium…
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CONNECTING ATLANTA AND THE ARTS

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GLOBAL CITY CONNECTING ATLANTA AND THE ARTS Faculty and alumni of the College of the Arts keep the city’s arts scene thriving. BY TONY REHAGEN ♦ PHOTOS BY STEVEN THACKSTON Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print300 +College of the Arts events produced each year, including concerts, theatre and dance performances, exhibitions, workshops and more51Art & Design students, faculty and alumni with work in the permanent collection at the High Museum of Art20 +Grammy Awards earned by School of Music faculty and alumni Susannah Darrow (M.A. ’13) grew up on 7th Street in midtown Atlanta. Her mom was a graduate student at…
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LEAVING A LEGACY

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GIVING LEAVING A LEGACY Georgia State supporters have cultivated a culture of talent and generosity that lifts up future generations of artists. BY LAUREN ALLRED ♦ PHOTO BY MEG BUSCEMA Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print42scholarships are offered through the College of the Arts$77 THOUSAND+average awards in scholarships across all schools each year35scholarships are funded by alumni Winnie Green Chandler was on the heels of her 40th birthday when she painted her first canvas. A busy mother of seven, she found an outlet in still life and enrolled at the Atlanta College of Art in the late 1950s to pursue it.…
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ONE-STOP PROP STOP

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ALUMNI ONE-STOP PROP STOP After several years working as a filmmaker and producer, Phoebe Brown (B.A. ’04, M.F.A. ’09) found a new way to work with Atlanta’s booming show business industry and still chase her dreams. INTERVIEW BY TONY MANGLE ♦ PHOTOS BY STEVEN THACKSTON Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print455movies and television shows shot during the 2018 fiscal year in Georgia, the no. 3 filming location in the U.S. after California and New York$9.5 BILLIONinjected into the Georgia economy last year through the film and television industries25 THOUSANDfans, critics and auteurs who descend on the annual Atlanta Film Festival, one…
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AN ATYPICAL PATH

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FACULTY AN ATYPICAL PATH Associate professor Craig Drennen talks about winning the prized Guggenheim Fellowship BY CRAIG DRENNEN ♦ PHOTO BY EVIE SALEH Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Last April, I received an email about the Guggenheim Fellowship. I was at work in my campus office and asked my director to come look at the email, partially to make sure that I had read it correctly. The official public announcement came two days later when I was on an early morning flight to New York City for some scheduled work at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. When the…
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Andrew Kingston – “This Weird Cable Program”: Queer Atlanta and the Archives of The American Music Show at Emory’s Rose Library

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“This Weird Cable Program”: Queer Atlanta and the Archives of The American Music Show at Emory’s Rose Library Andrew Kingston, Emory University Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?’http’:’https’;if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+’://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js’;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, ‘script’, ‘twitter-wjs’); RuPaul – now an Emmy award winner and cultural force of nature – moved to Atlanta in the summer of 1976, fifteen years old and completely unknown. Five years later, after dropping out of high school and beginning his “dragucation” he began to actively seek out his future stardom.1 He describes this moment in his autobiography, Lettin’ It All Hang Out: It was the summer of ‘81. I was wondering how my life was…
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