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Gina Caison’s new book, Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies.

Posted On November 12, 2018
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The University of Georgia Press has just released Assistant Professor Gina Caison’s new book, Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies, as part of their New Southern Studies Series.

From Amazon: Red States uses a regional focus in order to examine the tenets of white southern nativism and Indigenous resistance to colonialism in the U.S. South.… more »

2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities

Posted On October 27, 2017
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Dr. Pearl McHaney, Kenneth M. England Professor of Southern Literature, received one of twelve 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The Georgia Council for the Arts, led by Executive Director Karen Paty, and Georgia Humanities, under the leadership of Jamil Zainaldin, review nominations from across the state to identify “outstanding individuals and organizations… more »

New SLI issue: Ernest J. Gaines

Posted On September 28, 2017
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SLI’s new issue: New Criticisms on the Works of Ernest J. Gaines: Man of Letters (Vol. 49.1, contributing ed. Lillie Anne Brown). This essay collection examines selected Gaines texts and narratives in exploration of ways in which the community, as the site for social change, helps define notions of manhood and womanhood, contributes to the… more »

Laurie Ann Guerrero

Posted On February 16, 2017
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The Inge Foundation and the Georgia State University Department of English’s Creative Writing Program present Laurie Ann Guerrero on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 11:00 am (reception to follow). The reading will be in the Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor.

 

Laurie Ann Guerrero received the Academy of American Poets… more »

Christopher Salerno

Posted On February 16, 2017
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The  Georgia State University Department of English and Creative Writing Program present Christopher Salerno on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 2:30 pm. The reading will be in the Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor.

 

Christopher Salerno is the first winner of the Georgia Poetry Prize. His collection Sun & Urn will be… more »

Jamaican Maroon Intellectual and Literary Symposium and Performance

Posted On October 5, 2016
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On September 8 in the Troy Moore Library Drs. Elizabeth West and Harcourt Fuller co-hosted an overflow audience for the English Dept, History Dept and CENCIA sponsored “Jamaican Maroon Intellectual and Literary Symposium and Performance.” During this 4-hour event faculty and students learned of and discussed Maroon culture and history through the prism of literary… more »

1916 Centenary Lectures Sponsored by the Consulate General of Ireland/Atlanta

Posted On September 28, 2016
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1916 Centenary Lectures Sponsored by the Consulate General of Ireland/Atlanta,

Georgia State University Department of English, and Agnes Scott College

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Both lectures are free and open to the public.

 

 

Featured Scholar: Karen Steele

Professor Karen Steele chairs the Department of English at Texas Christian University. Her books… more »