Does your research concern Atlanta?

Join the discussion
Should all scholars consider themselves public intellectuals?

The Public and the Intellectuals
Seeing and speaking beyond the academy

The intellectual and the bureaucracy
Is the intellectual necessarily an exile, marginal to the processes of culture and society? Excerpts from an Emory conference on Critical Conjunctions: Institutional Critique, Cultural Brokerage, and Cultural Display.

You can't say that everybody should be a public intellectual. People are diversely gifted. That ought to be something we celebrate.
Luke Johnson, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins

The inventors or discoverers of knowledge should be in the business of disseminating that knowledge.
Jagdish Sheth, Kellstadt Professor of Marketing

Rebuilding the "infostructure"
Technology transfer and the future of the university

Academic Exchange October/November 1999 Contents Page

If your current or past scholarship has connections to greater Atlanta or Georgia, Provost Rebecca Chopp invites you to participate in an on-line survey of Emory scholarship as it relates to the wider community. Your feedback will contribute to a university database of scholarly activity in the region and help colleagues at Emory and at other universities in Georgia establish collaborative networks to enrich research efforts. The survey can be completed on the Web at If you prefer filling out a paper version, please
call Institutional Planning and Research at 727-5278 to request a questionnaire.