Monday, September 22
Nathaniel Smith (University of Arizona) will speak on "Public Politics in Post 3.11 Japan" at 2:30 in ANT 306. Please see the calendar of the Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures Department to learn more.
The Emory Center for Ethics, Institute for African Studies, Global Health Institute, Institute for Developing Nations, and the Public Health Ethics Club will present a roundtable discussion on "The Ethical Challenges of Ebola for Global Health: Expanding the Conversation." The discussion will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Emory Center for Ethics Commons 102, with Robert Breiman (Director, Emory Global Health Institute), Kathy Kinlaw (Associate Director, Emory Center for Ethics), Colleen Kraft (Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory Healthcare), Pamela Scully (Professor, Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Institute of African Studies), and Agnes Kamara Umunna (Journalist, Radio Producer, and Community Activist) acting as panelists. Paul Root Wolpe (Director, Emory Center for Ethics) will moderate. Please click here for more information.
At 7:00 p.m., British actor Julian Sands will combine Harold Pinter's poems and political prose for an event titled "Julian Sands: A Celebration of Harold Pinter," directed by John Malkovich. A PDF of the program is available here.
The second Carlos Reads Book Club event of the year will be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Carlos Museum's Board Room, Level Two. The discussion will focus on the Book of Genesis and will be led by Carol Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament. This is the second of a two-part series focusing on this text. More information, including how to RSVP, may be found here.
Tuesday, September 23
At noon, Trent Spencer (Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant, School of Medicine) will give a lecture titled "Development of Gene Therapy Pharmaceutical: Trials and Tribulations of Translational Research." This lecture will be held in 5052 Rollins Research Center. For more information on this series of pharmacology seminars, please see pharm.emory.edu.
Wednesday, September 24
At 4:00 p.m., Luke Hyde (Department of Psychology, University of Michigan) will speak on "Using Developmental Neurogenetics to Understand Psychopathology: Examples from Youth Antisocial Behavior" in PAIS 290. For more information, please see the calendar of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture.
Cecilia Van Hollen (Associate Professor of Anthropology, Syracuse University) will speak on "Birth in the Age of AIDS: Women, Reproduction, and HIV/AIDS in India" at 4:15 p.m. in the Anthropology Building, Room 206. To learn more, please visit anthropology.emory.edu.
The 2014-2015 Emory Cinematheque Film Series will continue with screenings of Double Door and Supernatural at 7:30 p.m. in White Hall 208. For more information, please click here.
Thursday, September 25
The Surgical Grand Rounds series will continue with a talk from Carl C. Hug, Jr. (Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine) titled "Medical Malpractice: Law Enforcing Ethics" from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. in the Emory University Hospital Auditorium. CME credits are given for documented attendance. More information is available at surgery.emory.edu.
At 12:15 p.m., Cimona Hinton (Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University) will speak on "The Differential Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Prostate Cancer Metastasis" in the Whitehead Building, Ground Floor Auditorium. Please see biochem.emory.edu for more information.
There will be an EndNote introduction in room 314 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. For more information or to register, please click here.
Megan Holmes, Professor of Italian Renaissance Art History at the University of Michigan, will give the Art History Endowed Lecture on "Miraculous Images and 'Popular' Religion" at 7:00 p.m. in the Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall. Please see arthistory.emory.edu to learn more.
The Disability Studies Initiative's Disability <In Focus> group will host a screening of Run & Jump at 7:00 p.m. in the Emory Center for Ethics room 102, followed by a post-film discussion. For more information about Disability <In Focus>, please click here.
Friday, September 26
There will be a "Meet the Choreographer: A Creativity Conversation with Bebe Miller" event from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio of the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. Associate Professors of Dance Anna Leo and Bridget Roosa of Emory and Agnes Scott College will chat with visiting artist Bebe Miller about her creative process. For more information, please consult dance.emory.edu.
There will be a T.S. Eliot birthday and publication celebration, "T.S. Eliot Redivivus," at 4:00 p.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library. The event is intended to celebrate the poet's 126th birthday and the publication of the first two volumes of The Complete Prose of T.S. Eliot. This collection, edited by Emory English professor emeritus Ron Schuchard, is an eight-volume digital collection of Eliot's published and unpublished works. Guests are encouraged to bring their tablets or laptops to the event for a hands-on tour of the volumes. For more information please visit this link.
As part of the Screenplay by Harold Pinter film series and Theater Emory's Pinter Fest, there will be a screening of The French Lieutenant's Woman tonight at 7:30 p.m. in White Hall 208. More information is available here.
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson will perform tonight at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Concert Hall in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. Please see the website of the Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series to learn more.
Saturday, September 27
Atlanta printmaker Deborah Sosower will host Concept & Creation: Printmaking Workshop for Adults today at 1:00 p.m. in the Tate Room of the Carlos Museum. She will host another workshop on Sunday, September 28, also at 1:00 p.m. The calendar of the Carlos Museum has more information, including how to register.
Sunday, September 28
The Candler School of Theology Centennial Organ Recital will take place today at 3:00 p.m. in the Cannon Chapel. Timothy Albrecht will perform. More information on this event, as well as a full listing of events for the Candler Centennial, is available here.
Atlanta's Aris Theatre is putting on a production of Brian Friel's Philadelphia, Here I Come! from September 25 through October 5. After today's 5 p.m. performance at Georgia Public Broadcasting, Consul General Paul Gleeson and Emory Professor of English Geraldine Higgins will talk about the play and the topic of emigration. For more information, please see aristheatre.org.
Monday, September 29
There will be a workshop on Using the Blackboard Grade Center I from 10 a.m. to noon today in Woodruff Library room 312. For more information or to register, please click here.
At 4:00 p.m., Daniel Schacter (Department of Psychology, Harvard University) will speak on "The Seven Sins of Memory: An Update" in the Oxford Presentation Auditorium. For more information, please see the calendar of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture.
The third Carlos Reads Book Club event of the year will be held tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Carlos Museum's Board Room, Level Two. The discussion will focus on Thomas Mann's Joseph and His Brothers and will be led by Erdmann Waniek, Associate Professor Emeritus of German Studies. This is the first of a four-part series focusing on this book. While this evening is sold out and no more registrations can be taken, information on future events may be found here.
For more events at Emory, visit http://www.emory.edu/home/events.