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Week of Sept. 16

September 18, 2014 @ 1:25 pm - September 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

A Discussion on Racial Identity
Sept. 18
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Speaker’s Auditorium

Join the Greatest Minds Society of GSU for a discussion on racial identity including actress Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni. Hear Lauren Sudeall Lucas, assistant professor of law, speak on her research concerning the constitutional treatment of multiracial and economically marginalized populations in America.

Reporting Abuses of Power: The Truth-Telling Role of Journalists
Sept. 18
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
830, 25 Park Place

Chuck Lewis will be delivering a lecture on the topic of Reporting Abuses of Power. A former 60 Minutes producer and employee of ABC News, this is a great chance for journalists to hear an acclaimed reporter speak.

Music Midtown
Sept. 19 – Sept. 20
All day
Piedmont Park

Music Midtown returns to Atlanta for 2014. This is an event you do not want to miss, with acts such as Capitol Cities and Eminem headlining this year. Largely regarded as the biggest music festival in Atlanta, fest goers are sure to enjoy the slew of activities going on in Midtown Atlanta this weekend.

Modern Media Conference 2014
Sept. 19 – 20
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Student Center

The Student Media of Georgia State proudly present the third-annual Modern Media Conference. This two-day event will feature over 35 speakers in over 30 panels covering topics from the whole spectrum of media: film, television, journalism, literature, social media and beyond. Registration is free for all Georgia State students. For more information, go to www.modernmediaconference.com.

Welch Visiting Artist: Lauren Levato Coyne
Sept. 19
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Arts & Humanities – Room 667

Lauren Levato Coyne will share the practical skills and insights she’s gained from working for galleries, art publications and most recently, the international granting organization the Virginia Groot Foundation.

One Drop of Love
Sept. 21
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Fox Theater

“One Drop of Love” tells two stories – the saga of how “race” came to be in the United States and the personal tale of how it affected DiGiovanni’s relationship with her father. A moving memoir and charged history lesson, the show travels through the centuries, exploring cities all over the U.S. and Africa.


September 18, 2014 @ 1:25 pm
September 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
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