Monday, March 2
At 3:00 p.m., there will be a mentoring event titled "How to Prepare a Tenure Track Promotion Dossier" in the School of Nursing 108. Please see the School of Nursing's calendar for more information.
The English Department's annual Kemp Malone Lecture will be held today at 4:30 p.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University) will give a lecture titled "Drown." For more information, please click here.
There will be a Digital Pedagogy Meetup tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Manuel's Tavern (602 N. Highland). Rob Baker and Jeff Young (Georgia State University) will speak on "A Data-Driven Approach to Assisting At-Risk Students in Survey Courses," and Timothy M. Renick (Georgia State University) will discuss "Using Data and Predictive Analytics to Help At-Risk Students." More information on these presentations and on the monthly meet-up is available at the link above.
The next Carlos Reads Book Club event will be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Carlos Museum's Board Room, Level Two. The discussion will focus on Wole Soyinka's Death and the King's Horseman, which explores Yoruba worldviews in the context of British colonialism and the role of rituals in maintaining cosmic order. Discussion will be led by Nathan Suhr-Sytsma, assistant professor of English. Information on how to register for this event may be found here.
The Aquinas Center will host a speaker for its Major Catholic Speaker Series tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the P-Level Auditorium (Ground Floor) of the Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Rollins School of Public Health. John Allen, Jr., an award-winning Catholic journalist and Vatican expert, will speak on "Who is Pope Francis: Reformer? Servant Leader? Global Missionary?" Seating is limited; to reserve a free ticket, please click here.
At 7:30 p.m., Paolo Gualdi will give a piano concert at Williams Hall (Oxford College). For more information, please click here.
Tuesday, March 3
There will be a Human Genetics Seminar at 8:00 a.m. in the Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, room 300. William Wilcox (Human Genetics) will speak on "Genetics of Limb Deficiency Disorders."
At noon, there will be a research roundtable in room 400 of the School of Nursing. David Vance (University of Alabama-Birmingham) will discuss "An Overview of NeuroAIDS and Aging: Implications for Research." Please see the School of Nursing's calendar for more information.
There will be a Physics Colloquia event today at 2:30 p.m. in E300 Mathematics and Science Center. Haim Teitelbaum (Bar-Ilan University) will discuss "Exotic Behavior of Reactive-Wetting Interfaces."
At 4:00 p.m., there will be a discussion forum on "Ebola: Religion as Obstacle and Asset." This event will be held in room 252 of the Rita Anne Rollins Building, Candler School of Theology. This discussion forum will be the fourth of seven on Ebola that will be held throughout the semester. For more information, including the names of the speakers and the dates and topics of future forums, please click here. Please RSVP by February 27 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of the Provost invites you attend the third Public Scholarship Panel of Sprign 2015. This panel will focus on "Challenges and Opportunities in Managing a Public Intellectual Profile" and will take place at 4:00 p.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library. Law Professor Timothy Holbrook will moderate a discussion with Julie Winch, Director of Social Media, Emory University Marketing, and Tressie McMillan Cottom, PhD student in sociology, around the challenges and opportunities in managing a public intellectual profile in the age of social media. The event is free, but please RSVP to Joyce Alston at email@example.com.
The Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture will sponsor a talk by Ann Bradlow (Linguistics, Northwestern University) titled "Linguistic Experience and Speech-in-Noise Recognition." This talk will take place at 4:00 p.m. in White Hall 207. For more information, please click here.
Jenn Ortegren (PhD Candidate, Graduate Division of Religion) will give a speech titled "Dharma, Class and Aspiration: The Shifting Religious Worlds of Urban Rajasthani Women" at 4:30 p.m. in Candler Library 125. For more information, please see mesas.emory.edu.
At 7:30 p.m., Atlanta Ballet's resident choreographer Helen Pickett and Atlanta Ballet company dancer/choreographer Tara Lee will host an event titled "Inside the Dancer's Studio." This event will take place in the Presentation Room, Oxford Road Building. Please see dance.emory.edu to learn more.
Wednesday, March 4
Radiology Grand Rounds will continue with Pari Pandharipande (Mass. General) giving a talk on "Radiation Exposure and Clinical Decision-Making: Cognitive Pitfalls" at 7:30 a.m. in the EUH Auditorium (2nd floor).
Thomas Remington (Goodrich C. White Professor of Political Science) will give a talk titled "Grounded: Place and Time in Political Science" today at 4:00 p.m. in room 201 of the Modern Languages Building. Please see the website of the Emory College Language Center to learn more.
There will be a Zotero workshop today at 4:00 p.m. in room 312 of the Woodruff Library. Please click here to learn more.
The Office of Technology Transfer will host its 9th Annual Awards Celebration of Technology and Innovation in the Emory Conference Center from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Please click here to RSVP.
Anthony F. Aveni, Russell B. Colgate Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology at Colgate University, will give a talk titled "Moonwatching in Africa and the Americas" in the Math and Science Center's Planetarium at 7:30 p.m. Due to space limitations, registration is required by calling 404-727-6118. This talk is presented in conjunction with the Carlos Museum.
The Emory Cinematheque series will continue with a screening of The Longest Yard at 7:30 p.m. in White Hall 208. For more information, please see filmstudies.emory.edu.
Thursday, March 5
At noon, there will be an event commemorating the 500th birthday of anatomist and physician Andreas Vesalius. The event will feature lectures from Theo Dirix, author of In Search of Andreas Vesalius: The Quest for the Lost Grave, and Pascale Pollier, a biomedical artist who is sculpting a life-size reconstruction of Vesalius. Lunch will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library and the Consulate General of Belgium in Atlanta, and will start at noon in the Emory School of Medicine's Williams Medical Education Building, 100 Woodruff Circle. Please click here to learn more.
Anne Krook, an expert on preparing academics to transition to the for-profit, non-profit, and public sector workforces, will host a lunch session today titled "Tips for Faculty Providing References to Students on Non-Academic Job Search" at noon in Few Hall Multipurpose Room. For more information on Dr. Krook's visit, please see the programming calendar of the Laney Graduate School.
The next installment in the AntiquiTEA series will be held today at 4:00 p.m. as Laura Somenzi (graduate student, Art History) discusses William Kentridge's film Journey to the Moon. This event will take place in the Reception Hall (Level Three) of the Michael C. Carlos Museum.
The Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture will sponsor a talk by Mark Moffett (Entomology, National Museum of Natural History; Visiting Scholar, Department of Human Evolution, Harvard University) titled "War and Peace and Social Identity." This talk will take place at 4:00 p.m. in PAIS 290. For more information, please click here.
The Institute of African Studies will host a seminar at 4:15 p.m. in Bowden Hall, room 323 (major seminar room). William Reno (Northwestern University) will give a talk on "The End of the Era of Liberation? The National Patriotic Front of Liberia and the Failures of Rebel Diplomacy (1989-1994)."
Provost Claire Sterk will host an event titled "In Dialogue: Faculty Conversations with the Provost" from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Pitts Theology Library, room 560A. This event is a chance for Emory faculty members to participate in small-group conversations about their ideas, aspirations, and concerns. Each session is limited to 10 participants; to register or for more information, please click here.
As part of the Schwartz Artist in Residence Series, Dana Haugaard will present a sound + sculpture installation titled "Now, More Than Ever." There will be two shows per night on Thursday, March 5 and Friday, March 6. Performances will start promptly at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. each night, and will be held in the Visual Arts Building. For more information, please see the website for the Schwartz Residency Program.
There will be an Oxford Studies event tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Williams Hall (Oxford College). Jacquelyn Arsenuk, crime victims specialist, will give a lecture titled "Crime Victims Advocacy and Prevention."
The Emory University Symphony Orchestra will perform tonight at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, please see Music at Emory.
Friday, March 6
The Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta's John and Linda Cooke Noontime Series will continue with Kate Ransom (violin) and William Ransom (piano) performing alongside special guest violinist Eun-Sun Lee for a concert titled "Ransom Notes" in the Carlos Museum Reception Hall (Level Three). Please see the website of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta to learn more.
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center will host a workshop titled "Maximizing the Right Mortgage Strategies in Today's Market" from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Grace Crum Rollins Building's Rita Anne Rollins Room (8th floor). Stewart Sadler will facilitate. For more information or to register, please click here.
Anne Krook, an expert on preparing academics to transition to the for-profit, non-profit, and public sector workforces, will host a lunch session today titled "Practical Advice for Women Entering the Workplace" at noon in Few Hall Multipurpose Room. All members of the Emory community are invited to attend. For more information on Dr. Krook's visit, please see the programming calendar of the Laney Graduate School.
Saturday, March 7
There are no events listed for this date.
Sunday, March 8
An exhibit of art by nine members of the Emory University Emeritus College will be on display in the Chace Upper Lobby of the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts beginning on this day and runining through April 6. There will be an opening reception at 3:00 pm. The exhibit will be open Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00pm or whenever there is an event in the Schwartz Center. For more information or to attend the reception please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 712-8834.
Monday, March 9
Spring break starts today for all schools and runs through Friday, March 13.
For more events at Emory, visit http://www.emory.edu/home/events.