Author: Sarah Van Horn Melton

The Phoenix serves as Atlanta’s symbol because of the city’s rebirth after the Civil War out of the ashes of itself. But the Phoenix is also a suitable symbol for Atlanta because the city has repeatedly recreated itself, knocking down the old in search of...

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

Part of the long history of Atlanta rests quietly in 469 banker's boxes stored by the Department of Anthropology in Sparks Hall at Georgia State University. Comprising more than 100,000 artifacts recovered during construction of the Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail lines in...

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. ...