Book Discussions

Faculty Book Discussions
The Multicultural Center will host scheduled conversations with Georgia State University faculty about their published works that focus on a diversity-related topic.

For more information, contact Will Britto, senior student development specialist for multicultural education and competence or call 404-413-1584.

Faculty Book Discussion: “Amigas y Amantes: Sexually Nonconforming Latinas Negotiate Family”
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
2 – 4p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Description: Amigas y Amantes (Friends and Lovers) explores the experiences of sexually nonconforming Latinas in the creation and maintenance of families.

Facilitator: Dr. Katie Acosta, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Faculty Book Discussion: German Feminist Queer Crime Fiction: Politics, Justice and Desire
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
2 – 4p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Description: Come join Dr. Faye Stewart as she discusses her literature on a marriage of mystery fiction and queer concerns, queer crime literature celebrates the pairing of the political and the sexual.

Facilitator: Dr. Faye Stewart, Associate Professor, Department of World Languages & Cultures

Faculty Book Discussion: “Carrying Coca: 1,500 Years of Andean Chuspas”
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
2 – 4p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Suite 206, Student Center East

Description: Focusing on the collection of the American Museum of Natural History and examples from other museum collections around the world, Dr. Nicola Sharratt examines the multifaceted history of coca bags, investigating their function and reception and the changes in their appearance.

Facilitator: Dr. Nicola Sharratt, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology