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Vitalities of the Mind
The Gustafson Seminar on the future of Liberal Education

Educating the Vitalities of the Mind

2007-2008 Gustafson Seminar

Vitalities of the Mind Matrix

A Vitalities of the Mind Glossary

“People who understand liberal arts education argue that it’s the ultimate practical education.”

Civility and contemplation and ethics and compassion and courage—all these things are great. But we need Apollo and Dionysus.”

Website special:
“Bathing in Reeking Wounds: The Liberal Arts and War”
Catharine R. Stimpson, University Professor of English and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science at New York University

Comments on the Liberal Arts
Response to the Gustafson Faculty Seminar

Some Thoughts on Overcoming Paralysis
Education and curricula in the context of war

Can the Liberal Arts Reduce the Likelihood of War?
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A Feast of Words
Celebrating Emory Faculty Authors and Editors of Books Published in 2008

Tuesday, December 9
4:15 p.m.

Please join the Academic Exchange and Druid Hills Bookstore for this annual celebration of Emory books.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres in the
Druid Hills Bookstore.

Remarks and a toast from President Jim Wagner and Provost Earl Lewis.

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The Strategic Plan for Emory: Updates and Highlights

Predictive Health and Society
December 2008

Strengthening Faculty Distinction
November 2008

Computational and Life Sciences
October 2008

Voices in This Issue

Stephen Bowen, Dean, Oxford College
C. Jean Campbell, Art History
Michael M. McQuaide, Sociology, Oxford College
Leslie Real, Biology
Catharine Stimpson ,Graduate School, New York University
Leslie Taylor, Theater Studies

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