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Creating the Art and the Archive - Atlanta Legacy Makers Project

The idea for an artistic tribute to Mayors Allen and Jackson was born in 2018 when local developer Gene Kansas invited Gary M. Pomerantz, the author of Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn, to speak at…

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EcoCommons Virtual Tour

The area of the EcoCommons located at the corner of Ferst Drive and Hemphill Avenue is eight acres of green space that aims to mimic a traditional piedmont woodland. This section of the EcoCommons…

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Atlanta Archives Futures Panel

This panel brings together Archivists from the Atlanta area, including Georgia State University, the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, and Clark Atlanta…

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Paul Crater

A quick story from Paul Crater, who is the Atlanta History Center's Vice President of Collections and Research Services. Paul shares how Ivan Allen's first term mayoral papers were…

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Todd Michney - Welcome and the Story of the Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. Digital Archive

This one-day symposium will formally introduce the Mayor Ivan Allen Digital Archive, while at the same time exploring the intersection of archives, Atlanta history, and art. The sessions will…

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Brian Foo - Morning Keynote

This presentation is a keynote lecture by artist/computer scientist Brian Foo. Brian is an artist and computer scientist living and working in Washington, DC and New York City. His work focuses on…

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Tomiko Brown-Nagin - Reflections on Atlanta's "Pragmatic" Civil Rights Movement

Delivering the afternoon keynote, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and Professor of History at Harvard Law School discusses her recently released biography on…

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David Coury - The Return of the Ethnostate? The Alternative for Germany (AfD) and the Populist Tide

Over the past decade, Europe has seen a rise in the popularity of right-wing populist parties and Germany has been no exception. While the AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) began as an anti-EU…

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Sarah Myers West - Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race and Power in Artificial Intelligence

The artificial intelligence industry is in the midst of a crisis in diversity and inclusion: while the representation of women in computer science recently fell below levels in the 1960s, inclusion…

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Roundtable on Virtual Classroom Exchange

A virtual exchange involves connecting students from different parts of the world online over a shared project. Faculty from all disciplines use tools like Webex Teams, Google Hangouts and Zoom, and…

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Development Economics Consortium

This session will highlight frontiers of research in the area of development economics. The session will include research presentations on a wide range of topics, covering both micro and macro…

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Translating Sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite AMODERATOR: Laura Bier; Professor of History and Sociology, Georgia Institute of Technology PANELISTS: …

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Karim Elgendy - Sustainability in Middle East Cities: Challenges and Opportunities

2 - 4 p.m. : Session Three Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite ASPEAKER:Karim Elgendy, Lead sustainability consultant at Dar, based in London. Elgendy is also the founder…

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New Trends in Foreign Language Pedagogy

9 - 10:30 a.m. : Session One Topics Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite BThis panel of to-the-point six-minute presentations focuses on innovative approaches to foreign language…

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Roundtable on New Directions in Global Education and Discussion of the Global Research Opportunities Workshop (GROW)

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. : Session Two Location: Student Success Center President’s Suite B MODERATOR: Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement, Associate Professor,…

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Remarks on the Inaugural Atlanta Global Studies Symposium

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