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Digital Library of Georgia: New Digital Collections from Spelman and Morehouse

Digital Library of Georgia: New Digital Collections from Spelman and Morehouse. “Our partners at Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library are very excited to announce the following new digital collections from Spelman and Morehouse that they are hosting on Digital Commons as part of the CLIR Our Story grant.” Both Spelmen and Morehouse are historically African-American institutions.

New Resources

HBCU Money's 2017 Top 10 HBCU Endowments

HBCU endowments after a sluggish few years have bounced back with a spring in their step. Half of this year’s list has double digit gains in their endowment’s market value, which is the best showing since 2014. 489 more words

Lists

JOB: Associate Professor, American Art @ Spelman College

The Department of Art & Visual Culture at Spelman College invites applications for a full-time associate professor position in American art history/curatorial studies with specialization in African American art. 337 more words

Opportunities

Traveling While Black

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” -Mark Twain… 1,296 more words

Travel

Muse & Momentum

Every now and then I like to highlight one of my favorite projects to be involved with, the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art’s podcast, “Be Your Own Muse.” This podcast has been a joy to produce in 2017, especially because of the opportunity to work with the museum’s amazing curatorial staff, who often finds innovative ways to collaborate with the College’s academic faculty, visiting curators and, of course, world class artists. 39 more words

Art

"Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi," to Open at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Deborah Roberts creates visually arresting collages that encourage important conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of colorism. Combining found photographs, painting, and drawing, she examines the weight that society places on Black girls. 377 more words

Entertainment

$50 Million Housing/ Retail/ Healthcare Development headed to the AUC

For years, AUC students have made the long desolate walk down Westview Drive/Lee Street between the AUC and the West End Commercial Corridor to get hangers and the new Jordans in Mall West End or hop on the Marta at West End station and head to Lenox.  578 more words