Events

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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

James L. Hudson, Esq., the 2013 Holden LecturerJames L. Hudson

"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. 

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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.

Tenure and Promotion Workshop on September 12, 2013

September 9th, 2013 by Kenya Hudson

Tenure and Promotion Workshop

The Center for University Scholars will host its semi-annual Tenure and Promotion Workshop for faculty members on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the Senate Chamber (Room 3250) of the JSU Student Center. This workshop is geared toward assisting faculty submitting their applications this year.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Bennett Odunsi, a recipient of a graduate assistantship from the JSU Center for University Scholars, has been named one of the decade’s top ten African-centered scholars.  Dr. Odunsi is an associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration.

The awards are give to researchers who have built, nurtured and inspired communities of scholars to seriously investigate African issues. The award is named after the Egyptologist, Pan-Africanist and Mau Mau activist Mwalimu Baba Joseph “Topp” Wallace. The 2012 awards were given out at the 30th Annual Conference of the Association of Third World Studies convened at Berry College in Rome, Georgia.

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Join us in one of our two annual tenure and promotion workshops. This one focuses on completing the application and tracking the status of the application throughout the review process. All faculty are invited to join us!

Details

Event:  Tenure and Promotion Discussion: Completing the Application and Next Steps
When: September 6, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Where: Senate Chamber (Room 3250) of the JSU Student Center