CONTINUING CONVERSATIONS

Scholarship and Society


Emory's New President and the Idea of a University
By Thomas G. Long, September 2003

A Fresh Perspective for Perennial Problems
By David Carr, September 2003

A More Positive University
By Corey L.M. Keyes, September 2003

Becoming a Top-Tier Research University
By Lawrence W. Barsalou and Elaine Walker, September 2003

The Trouble with Travel
How much have war and epidemic blocked international scholarship?
By Amy Benson Brown, October/November 2003

What Pork Knuckles and Academic Excellence Have in Common
The Halle faculty study trip program
By David Cook and Peter W. Wakefield, October/November 2003

Creating a Safe Haven
Community and change in interracial institutions
By Leslie Harris, February/March 2004

Race and the Professoriate
Perception and vision in Emory's intellectual community
By Allison O. Adams, April/May 2004

Academic Freedom, Privilege, and Responsibility
Is the university ready to chart a new course beyond the status quo?
By Eugene K. Emory, April/May 2004

Studying Religion in an Age of Terror
Internet death threats and scholarship as a moral practice
By Paul Courtright, April/May 2004

A Tale of Two Crafts
Writing makes woodworking look so good
By Lawrence Jackson, April/May 2004

Upon My Return to Chair
Identity and academic sacred space in Middle Eastern and South Asian studies
By Gordon Newby, September 2004

Scholarship in Time
Or, sipping champagne from a fire hydrant
By Bruce Knauft, October/November 2004

Is the Bible Green?
Ancient Israelite and early Christian perspectives on the natural world
By Carol A. Newsom, October/November 2004

The Negative Benefits of Historical Study
On not applying the lessons of the past
By Patrick Allitt, December 2004/January 2005

What's a Few Drinks Between Friends?
Exploring the ancient drinking party with students
By Peter Bing, February/March 2005

Transforming and Transformative Knowledge
Practicing what we profess
By Karen D. Scheib, February/March 2005

Academic Freedom Under Attack
Part of a special section on Academic Freedom in Times of War
By Kristen Brustad, February/March 2003

Subversives
Part of a special section on Academic Freedom in Times of War
By Shalom Goldman, February/March 2003

Why Are We Here?
Part of a special section on Academic Freedom in Times of War
By Devin Stewart, February/March 2003

The Rocks and Soil in our Pockets
Lessons on conflict, identity, and place from early monastic life
By Barbara Patterson, December 2002/January 2003

Returning Ramesses
An Egyptian patriarch goes home
By Peter Lacovara, December 2002/January 2003

Writing Crossover Books
Can scholarship sell?
By Amy Benson Brown, December 2002/January 2003

Money Changes Everything
Commerce, philanthropy, and the culture of the academy
By Allison O. Adams, December 2002/January 2003

"My Desperate Life as a Sound Byte!"

And other tabloid headlines for the publicized intellectual
By Mark Jordan, October/November 2002

Paperless Presentism
Academic life is driven by the electronic moment
By James Morey, September 2002

Other Ways of Being Modern
Cultural homogeneity or diversity in the contemporary world?
By Bruce Knauft, September 2002

Flags and Fears
Compulsive repetition and national identity
By Angelika Bammer, April/May 2002

Disputed Territory
A fable from the shaman's garden
By Michael McQuaide, April/May 2002

Patriotism and the Press
When the news comes veiled in stars and stripes, something powerful is lost
By Catherine Manegold, February / March 2002

Silenced
Is uncivil discourse quelling scholarship on controversial issues?
By Allison Adams, December 2001/January 2002

The State of the Discipline in Biology
A Slice of Life: One biologist's view of modern biology
By George Jones, December 2001/January 2002

Reconciliation Begins at Home
Remembering African-American contributions at Emory and Oxford
By Mark Auslander, December 2001/January 2002

Authority for the "Unauthorized"
On being an expert witness in The Wind Done Gone trial
By John Sitter, October / November 2001

The State of the Discipline in Nursing
Science, technology, and culture have stirred rapid change
By Helen O'Shea, October / November 2001

History, Horror, Healing
Faculty deliberations on lynching photography examine racial and historical understanding
By Allison O. Adams, April / May 2001

The Significance of Stress

Emory researchers probe childhood and mental illness
By Amy Benson Brown, April / May 2001

Where the Sidewalk Ends
New scholarly approaches to Atlanta's environment both complement and collide
By Allison O. Adams, February / March 2001

Difference Politicized
Reflections on contemporary race theory
By Mark A. Sanders, December 2000 / January 2001

The Reconciliation Sutras of Two Twentieth-Century Doctors of Nonviolence:
Mahatma K. Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.
By Purushottama Bilimoria

We need to develop a broader curriculum ...
to better prepare students for non-academic career paths.
An interview with Bryan Noe, September 2000

More "Hot Air"
Climate change, carbon permits, and international politics
By Ujjayant Chakravorty, April / May 2000

Ideas for Sale
Will technology transfer undermine the academy or save it?
By Allison O. Adams, December 1999 / January 2000

The Public and the Intellectuals
Seeing and speaking beyond the academy
By Allison O. Adams, October / November 1999