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An Oct 1 meetup for people who are currently planning or working on oral history projects with and among communities of color or other under-represented communities in Atlanta....

The editorial staff of Atlanta Studies is proud to announce the introduction of DOIs: the latest development in our mission to develop and distribute high-quality digital scholarship about and for Atlanta....

On February 28, 2019, at 5 pm, the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library will host a program and panel discussion about the life and work of Asa G. Hilliard III, including a special viewing of his collection....

Adam P. Newman and Steve Bransford discuss their ECDS project on the African American WWI veterans buried at Oakland Cemetery...

Danielle Wiggins reviews the recent documentary about the life and achievements of Maynard Jackson, Atlanta's first black mayor...

Stephanie Bryan reviews a new book that peels back the sociohistorical layers of Georgia's most iconic symbol – the Georgia peach...

Lisa Shannon reviews a new book that examines white and black secondary education in Georgia to illustrate how race impacted women's identity in the New South...

Julia Brock reviews a new book that focuses on Marietta High School to reveal the historical underpinnings of the resegregation of public schools and our imperative to undo it...

The spring 2018 Atlanta Studies Meetup will be held on March 26 at Manuel's Tavern and will feature Common Good Atlanta and The American Music Show...

With the "Rap Map," Adnan Rasool uses ATLMaps to visualize how three Atlanta rappers, OutKast, Ludacris, and Childish Gambino, engage similar Atlanta geographies through their lyrics....

Elora Raymond describes her research on Atlanta’s exceptionally high eviction rates and the sociopolitical and economic forces behind them...

Atlanta Studies is interested in all sources for learning about our great city. Check out our crowdsourced collection of Atlanta-based scholarship published elsewhere in 2017. ...

Sameera Fazili reviews a new book that examines the economic and historical constraints faced by African American banks in addressing America's enduring racial wealth gap...

Richard Laub reviews a new book arguing that historic preservation tools are essential for promoting economic and urban revitalization and applies its lessons to Atlanta...

Jean-Paul Addie reviews a new book exploring how urban universities developed into cultural and economic centers that created complex and at times fraught relationships with their surrounding cities ...

Danielle Wiggins reviews a book about the role that African Americans politicians in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and elsewhere played in the intensification of the criminal justice system over the past half-century...

Jacob Anbinder reviews "Jim Crow Terminals" with particular attention to the narrative of the desegregation of Atlanta's own airport...

Rebecca Serna reviews the new book "Bike Boom" in relation to Atlanta's own cycling scene....

The next Atlanta Regional Housing Forum will be held on June 7 and will be on the topic of Atlanta’s Affordable Housing Preservation Challenge...

The Summer 2017 Atlanta Studies Meetup will be held on May 30 at Manuel's Tavern...

Philip Cherry examines the effects of the recent I-85 bridge collapse and the long history of planning decisions that led to Atlanta's reliance on a limited number of transportation routes. ...

Taking place on Wednesday, May 10 at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, The Measuring the Dream Symposium will look critically at available data and explore issues of equity in the areas of Education, Health, and Criminal Justice....

On Tuesday, March 28, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, in collaboration with the Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence and The Bill & Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, presents a discussion of the digital research platforms, projects and publications about Atlanta at Emory. ...

On Friday, February 3, the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship in partnership with the Emory Center for Faculty Development and Excellence and Teaching Atlanta will host “Teaching Atlanta Digitally,” a half-day symposium on local digital pedagogies. ...

Call for Papers for the fifth annual Atlanta Studies Symposium, which will be held on April 26, 2017 at the Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center....

Adam P. Newman re-examines the tradition of Rich's Great Tree in South Downtown in light of the skid row that surrounded the spectacle of grace each holiday season in the 1960s through the 1980s....

Atlanta Studies mourns the passing of Dana F. White, a member of our advisory board and a leading teacher, scholar and public intellectual of the Atlanta metropolitan region....

The Summer 2016 Atlanta Studies Meetup will be held on June 28 at the Elevator Factory....

Robin Wharton discusses her pedagogical use of a collection ofartifacts recovered during MARTA construction in the 1970s....

A reflection on the influence of Jane Jacobs on our publication and how we think about Atlanta on the centennial of her birth....

Georgia Tech's School of History and Sociology will be hosting a symposium on metropolitan inequality on Friday, April 22nd from 10.00 AM–6.00 PM....

Atlanta Studies lost a friend and mentor with the passing of Cliff Kuhn, an associate professor of history at Georgia State University and executive director of the Oral History Association. ...

Join us for our summer 2015 meetup on Thursday, August 13 at Manuel's Tavern...

Introducing Atlanta Studies, an open access digital publication offering thoughtful analyses of the metro region’s past and present for a public audience....