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History Department Statement on Current Protests 

Posted On June 5, 2020
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The faculty of the Department of History on the downtown campus of Georgia State University mourns the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other victims of systemic racist violence. We stand with our students and fellow colleagues who are exercising their constitutional rights and demonstrating for racial and social justice. At a time when the coronavirus pandemic has revealed once again wide racial disparities in… more »

Master of Heritage Preservation Q & A Event

Posted On May 23, 2020
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You’re invited to join our Instagram Q&A with the Master of Heritage Preservation (MHP) program on June 3 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Come and learn more about what our program has to offer from current graduate student and founder of Civil Bikes, Nedra Deadwyler.

First Georgia State Student Book Collecting Contest

Posted On May 12, 2020
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We are delighted to announce the winners of the first GSU Student Book Collecting Contest: David Casey and Cole Hale. Students were asked to ‘Imagine a collection of books they would like to own.’

While many universities run book collecting contests, GSU’s is unique in that it does not require entrants to own… more »

Recipients of our History Awards

Posted On April 28, 2020
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Congratulations to the recipients of our History Awards! Henry Thompson Malone Memorial Scholarship in History: Payton Scott Ethel Illges Woodruff Fellowship in Southern History: Jessica Brown Jenny Thurston Fellowship and Award in Heritage Preservation: Clarissa Nix Margaret Ewing Endowment in Family Oral Histories: Nicolette Paglioni Robert W. Sellen Scholarship in History 2020: Cole Breedlove Robert… more »

U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites Symposium

Posted On March 1, 2020
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Stewards of historic sites associated with the African American Freedom Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s from across the United States are invited to attend the second U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites Symposium being held on the Atlanta campus of Georgia State University, April 16-18, 2020.

Featuring talks by such noted leaders in historic preservation… more »