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Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019
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LITERATURE
Emory authors prepare to shine at the Decatur Book Festival
Tens of thousands of book lovers are expected to visit Decatur this weekend for the AJC Decatur Book Festival, presented by Emory. Planning to go? The schedule includes more than 20 Emory faculty participating in sessions, plus book signings featuring Emory faculty, staff and alumni.

 

EXHIBIT
New exhibit at Carlos Museum explores allegory and faith in 16th and 17th century prints
"Through a Glass, Darkly" at the Carlos Museum is the first major exhibition of allegorical prints produced in the Low Countries during the 16th and 17th centuries. The exhibit is on view from Aug. 31 until Dec. 1.

 

SAFETY
Crash research: Emory and Grady study injuries from Atlanta car accidents
Driver behavior — from speeding to texting and other distractions — causes most auto accidents. Emory and Grady researchers are studying accident victims in the Atlanta area to help reduce the risk.

 

ARTS
Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet debuts Emory's 2019-2020 arts season
September brings a full calendar of arts events to Emory, from a concert with the Kronos Quartet and Iranian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat to a live reading of Homer's "The Iliad" and performances by feminist rap cabaret artist Boyfriend.

PERSPECTIVES
'Conversations with Claire': Ambassador Andrew Young
As we mark the 56th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, Emory President Claire E. Sterk talks with civil rights icon Andrew Young about what he and King would be doing if King were still here today.
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New Pitts Theology Library exhibit looks at readers' relationship with their books
New Pitts Theology Library exhibit looks at readers' relationship with their books

Emory libraries have expanded their hours for fall semester; check out all the schedules here
Emory libraries have expanded their hours for fall semester; check out all the schedules here

School of Medicine faculty member receives rising star award for early career work
School of Medicine faculty member receives rising star award for early career work
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Be prepared for severe weather: Find out what to do and where to seek shelter in the event of severe weather. Learn more about Emory's resources for weather and other emergencies, including the LiveSafe app, provided free to all staff, faculty and students. 
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In the News
 
Georgia lieutenant governor to name health care task force

 

Georgia lieutenant governor to name health care task force
Aug. 28 |  Gregory Esper |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta poet Jericho Brown on his new collection 'The Tradition'

 

Atlanta poet Jericho Brown on his new collection 'The Tradition'
Aug. 27 |  Jericho Brown |  Atlanta Magazine

Slavery and the Holocaust: How Americans and Germans cope with past evils

 

Slavery and the Holocaust: How Americans and Germans cope with past evils
Aug. 27 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Volleyball: Emory vs. Guilford

 

Volleyball: Emory vs. Guilford
The No. 1-ranked Eagles will play the Guilford Quakers in their season-opening game followed by a second game against Johnson and Wales at 7 p.m.
When: Aug. 30, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
Concert:  Vladimir Milosevic, piano

 

Concert: Vladimir Milosevic, piano
The prominent Serbian pianist will give a recital featuring works by Mozart, Chopin, Bach-Rachmaninoff and Ravel.
When: Aug. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas for TAs
When: Aug. 30, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: 3D Modeling Basics
When: Aug. 30, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Computing Center, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Sewanee
When: Aug. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field
Admission: Free
 
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Volleyball: Emory vs. Sewanee
When: Aug. 31, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Pomona-Pitzer
When: Aug. 31, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Lee University
When: Sept. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
When: Sept. 1, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: EndNote Basics for Mac
When: Sept. 3, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Center Library, Room B_65 (E-Classroom)
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Getting Started with Canvas
When: Sept. 4, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Depot Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 4, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Depot Garden, next to Kaldi's at the Depot
Admission: Free
 
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Clairmont Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus
Admission: Free
 
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Screening: Forbidden Paradise (1924)
When: Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Amanda Mueller on "Telerobotics and the Future of Robotic Surgery"
When: Sept. 5, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 5, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: Sept. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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The Fixie Free Bike Repair and Maintenance
When: Sept. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck underneath First-Year Quad, Eagle Row
Admission: Free
 
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Guided meditation
When: Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Raspberry Pi
When: Sept. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
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