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Dr. Gloria Billingsley, associate professor of public policy and administration presents her talk, "Redistributing Power: The Reversal of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act" on Tuesday, March 25, 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!

Flyer for Brown Bag Research Talk

 

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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On March 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., the Center will sponsor a Third Year Review Workshop for new and probationary faculty. It will feature Thomas Calhoun, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Ricardo Brown, dean of the College of Public Service. The workshop will occur in the Senate Chamber (Room 3250) of the JSU Student Center. (The room is on the third floor of the JSU Student Center.)

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Interim Vice President Loretta Moore Honored by IHL

February 24th, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning recognized the accomplishments of Dr. Loretta Moore in contributing to the advancement of diversity and making a difference in the lives of Mississippi citizens.  Dr. Moore is the interim Vice President for Research and Federal Relations, Principal Investigator for JSU ADVANCE and Professor of Computer Science at Jackson State University.

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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NEH Awards for Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

We invite you to apply for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowship program specifically for faculty at historically black colleges and universities pursuing scholarly research projects in the humanities with value to scholars, general audiences or students in the humanities. The fellowship supports six to twelve months of full-time research with a stipend of $4,200 per month. Suggested products of the fellowship are articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions or other scholarly tools. Fellows may also re-design existing courses. The deadline for projects beginning in 2015 is April 15, 2014.

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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