Rosa Duffy owns and runs For Keeps, a bookstore/ community center on Auburn Avenue specializing in African American literature. Today she’ll share her stories of how she started collecting, what books mean to her, and how she sees her role in the community.
Open to the public.
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Associate Professor Marni Davis launches a website dedicated to chronicling Georgia Avenue’s roller-coaster existence.
The University System of Georgia has awarded Georgia State University’s Department of History on the downtown campus with the Regents’ Award for Teaching Excellence by a Department or Program, recognizing innovative and engaging efforts to transform teaching and learning in the department’s curriculum. Read More
History grads enjoy employment in fields that go far beyond the classroom.
In Secrets of the Dead: Galileo’s Moon, join a team of experts as they uncover the truth behind the alleged proof copy of the revolutionary Sidereus Nuncius, featuring GSU historian Nick Wilding, whose suspicions and dogged research exposed the fraud. The episode will premier on July 2nd at 8/7c. Watch Episode Preview
Georgia State University was recently featured in the Campus Spotlight section of the Reacting to the Past program website, highlighting how the university has used the innovative concept to teach history and leadership in a different and exciting way.
Reacting to the Past (RTTP) is a real-time, in-person group simulation where students replay a pivotal historical scenario to explore its context and investigate its causes, complexities, and possible differing outcomes.
A major grant from the AHA and a Next Generation Humanities PhD grant from the NEH will help us substantially broaden the career prospects of our students. The Department of History trains students to think critically about the past, to communicate clearly, and to consider events in their appropriate context. Read More Here