The Department of English Presents “Culture in Focus, Issue No. 2: Education Matters!”

Culture In Focus, Issue No. 2
“Education Matters!”

Papers invited on a broad range of cultural, literary and educational topics internationally in all the relevant areas that fall within the scope of this journal. We are especially interested for this issue in papers related to education and culture including such areas as:

Writing Center Offers Midterm Assistance

Midterm anxiety? The Writing Center, Macon, (TEB 226) is available to help with writing assignment for all courses. Our hours are 11-5, M-Th. We look forward to seeing you!

The Zombie Swarm: Low Art as Hyperobject

What happens to the borders and boundaries of the high art object when it becomes a hyperobject through commercialization? If low art is a boundless zombie swarm hollowing all art into economic value, then how does the loss of boundary turn art into a metaphor for other aspects of culture and current events?

Honors Students Make Psychology “Nerdy” Again

Middle Georgia State University instructor Heather Ness and honors students Rachel Maddox and Kourtney Crumpton put the nerd back in Psychology with their recent presentation at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference in Atlanta.

The Department of English Presents “Culture in Focus: An International eJournal”

Culture in Focus is an international eJournal of Cultural, Educational and Literary Studies and is accepting research papers, unpublished conference papers, reviews, announcements and any other pertinent information from scholars locally and internationally.

Middle Georgia State Music Faculty Earn Recognition for Concert Band Composition

Two Middle Georgia State University music faculty members will perform their recently published concert band composition, Industria, with Warner Robins High School at the Alabama High School Honor Band Festival in February 2018.

Seeking International Food Festival Volunteers (Cochran Campus)

It’s past time for gearing up for the annual International Food Festival on MGA’s Cochran campus. This multi-decade tradition has long included faculty, staff, and clubs sharing their culinary talents and tasty joys with both their students and their colleagues.

Historian to Display and Discuss Ethiopian Manuscripts and Scrolls at Middle Georgia State and at Ampersand

Dr. Sean M. Winslow, a manuscript historian and expert, will discuss the Ethiopian scribal tradition at MGA and at the Ampersand Guild Hall. To unravel the depths of this embodiment of the world click here. Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Time: 7 p.m. Where: Dillard Auditorium – Cochran Campus   Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Time: 7 p.m. Where: Ampersand Guild Hall, Continue reading