Understanding the history of slavery in the Americas

Understanding the history of slavery in the Americas

A new consortium will ensure the future of the SlaveVoyages database, which was created at Emory and has become the most widely used online resource for information about slavery across the Atlantic world.


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Rev. Dr. Barber headlines as Emory co-sponsors virtual conference on chaplains’ ‘soul work’

Emory students, faculty and staff can participate in the March 8-9 “Imagining the Possibilities” conference with chaplains from diverse religious and spiritual viewpoints to engage pressing topics such as racial justice and LGBTQ inclusion.

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'First Fridays' series connects Emory community by highlighting faculty research on race

A new lecture series showcasing Emory faculty scholarship on race, ethnicity and social justice launches March 5. Faculty members Dianne M. Stewart and Tayari Jones will discuss their research into the Black family and how their work overlaps.

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Dianne M. Stewart selected as Emory College Chronos Fellow

As the Chronos Fellow for 2021, Emory College professor Dianne M. Stewart will have the opportunity to further explore her research interests in African-heritage religious cultures in the Caribbean and the Americas.

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U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo to give free Emory University reading online

Joy Harjo, the first Native American U.S. poet laureate, will read her poems at an online event hosted by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library on Saturday, March 20.

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Two recent Emory graduates selected for prestigious Luce Scholars Program

Emory College alums Zach Denton and Yaza Sarieh will embark on a year of immersive study in Asia, thanks to being named part of the 2021-2022 class of Luce Scholars.

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Dowe named to Kamala Harris Project’s advisory board

Pearl Dowe, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of African American Studies and Political Science, has been selected as a member of the inaugural advisory board of the Kamala Harris Project.