Events

Members of the JSU Office of Sponsored Programs will present a workshop on grants management processes and best practices for early career faculty and new investigators.  Join us on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Holden Reading Room of the H.T. Sampson Library.

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Dr. Yumi Park, assistant professor of art history, and Prof. Charles Carraway, chair of the Department of Art, present their talk, "Hidden Jewels of the Permanent Collection of the Art Department at Jackson State University" on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Sampson Library.  The JSU Center for University Scholars hosts this brown bag research talk and provides light refreshments (typically sandwiches and beverages). Feel free to bring your lunch and bring a friend!

For more information see http://www.jsums.edu/scholars/brown-bag-research-talks/ or contact us by e-mail at jsucus@jsums.edu or by telephone at (601) 979-6949.

See the 2013-2014 Brown Bag Research Talks Schedule.

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Deborah Barnes, associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and associate professor of English, will present her talk, ""Carnivals of Blood: The Business of Spectacle Lynching," on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Sampson Library.  The Center for University Scholars hosts this brown bag research talk and provides light refreshments, typically sandwiches, cookies and beverages.  Feel free to bring your lunch and bring a friend!

Flyer for Dr. Deborah Barnes' Brown Bag Research Talk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rico Chapman, assistant professor of history, will present his talk, "Black Studies at Jackson State College: The Institute for the Study of History, Life and Culture of Black People, 1968-1979," on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Sampson Library. The Center for University Scholars hosts this brown bag research talk and provides light refreshments, typically sandwiches, cookies and beverages.  Feel free to bring your lunch and bring a friend!

 

Flyer for Dr. Chapman's Brown Bag Research Talk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See the 2013-2014 Brown Bag Research Talks Schedule.

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Robert Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center and assistant professor of history, will present his talk, "Massive Resistance: The Evolution of Racist Politics in Mississippi," on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Sampson Library.  The Center for University Scholars hosts this brown bag research talk and provides light refreshments, typically sandwiches, cookies and beverages.  Feel free to bring your lunch and bring a friend!

Flyer for Dr. Luckett's brown bag research talk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See the 2013-2014 Brown Bag Research Talks Schedule.

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B. D'Andra Orey, professor of political science, will present his talk, "Hair Texture, Complexion and Candidate Evaluation" on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Sampson Library.  The Center for University Scholars hosts this brown bag research talk and provides light refreshments, typically sandwiches, cookies and beverages.  Feel free to bring your lunch and bring a friend!

Flyer for Brown Bag Research Talk with Dr. Orey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See the 2013-2014 Brown Bag Research Talks Schedule.

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The Center for University Scholars will host a brown bag research talk with Dr. Rashell Smith-Spears on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Sampson Library. Dr. Smith-Spears will present her talk, "The Black Vampire in African-American Literature and Popular Culture." We will provide light refreshments.

Rashell Smith-Spears Brown Bag Talk on January 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.

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Brown Bag Research Talks for the Spring 2014 Semester

December 12th, 2013 by Kenya Hudson

Below are the scheduled brown bag research talks for the Spring 2014 Semester.

January 23, 2014 

Dr. Rashell Smith-Spears, Department of English and Modern Foreign Languages
"The Black Vampire in African-American Literature and Popular Culture"

February 11, 2014  

Dr. Byron D. Orey, Department of Political Science
"Hair Texture, Complexion and Candidate Evaluation"

February 18, 2014 

Dr. Deborah Barnes, College of Liberal Arts and Department of English and Modern Foreign Languages

February 20, 2014 

Dr. Robert Luckett, Margaret Walker Center and Department of History and Philosophy
"Massive Resistance: The Evolution of Racist Politics in Mississippi"

February 25, 2014 

Dr. Rico Chapman, Department of History and Philosophy
"Black Studies at Jackson State College: The Institute for the Study of History, Life and Culture of Black People, 1968-1979"

March 18, 2014 

Dr. Yumi Huntington and Prof. Charles Carraway, Department of Art
"Hidden Jewels of the Permanent Collection of the Art Department at Jackson State University"

March 25, 2014 

Dr. Gloria Billingsley, Department of Public Policy and Administration
"Redistributing Power: The Reversal of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act"

If you are interested in giving a brown bag research talk, we have two remaining slots available on April 11, 2014 and April 25, 2014.  Please contact us by telephoning us at (601) 979-6949 or (601) 979-0691 or by e-mailing us at jsucus@jsums.edu.

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Event: 2013 Holden Lecture feat. James L. Hudson

October 28th, 2013 by Kenya Hudson

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"The Global Financial Crisis: Its Impact on the US and Europe"

Thursday, November 7, 2013
10:00 AM
Theatre, JSU Student Center

About James L. Hudson, Esq.

The former U.S. Executive Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Mr. Hudson chairs the Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. Endowed Lecture Series. As a venture capital principal, he focused on projects in energy cogeneration and efficiency, real estate development, commercial enterprises and consumer products. He has served his nation as a political advisor and civic leader.

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Event: Developing Research Agendas Workshop

October 7th, 2013 by Kenya Hudson

Friday, October 11, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Auditorium of the Engineering Building

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Join your faculty colleagues interested in developing and re-designing their research agendas with an interactive workshop led by Dr. Lesia Crumpton-Young! Dr. Young who received her B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University served as a program director at the National Science Foundation within the Directorate of Education and Human Resource Development.  She is the recipient of the U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Mentoring and the U.S. Black Engineer of the Year Education Award.  Dr. Crumpton-Young's career combines extensive research experience with a focus on mentoring faculty colleagues and students across disciplines. 

This workshop is free and open to all Jackson State University faculty members.  Faculty members who register will receive an e-mail confirmation of their enrollment, reminder of the workshop and, if available, copies of workshop materials.