Monday, March 3
The Office of International Affairs presents two workshops on applying for Fulbright grants. The workshops, titled "An Introduction to Fulbright Scholar Grants for U.S. Faculty and Professionals," will each take place in the Math & Science Center Room E208 - one from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. (boxed lunches will be served) and one from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Andy Riess, assistant director of outreach for the Fulbright Scholar Program, will facilitate. To register for either time, please visit international.emory.edu. Please contact Kevin Kelly (email@example.com) in the Office of International Affairs with any questions.
Musician, storyteller, and performer Minton Sparks will give a performance titled "Music, Poetry, and Storytelling" at 7:30 p.m. in Tarbutton Theater, Oxford College. More information is available here.
The next Carlos Reads Book Club event of the semester will be held from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. in the Michael C. Carlos Museum (Board Room, Level Two). The text to be discussed is Zachary Mason's The Lost Books of the Odyssey. Space is limited; interested parties are encouraged to reserve space by calling 404.727.6118. For more information, please click here.
Tuesday, March 4
The spring 2014 ILA Colloquium Series will continue with Justin Andrews, comparative literature doctoral candidate, who will give a talk titled "'Once More, but Louder!': Directing and Screening Perpetrator Testimony." ILA regular colloquia events meet in the ILA conference room, S423 Callaway Center, from noon to 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments are provided. Please click here for more information.
Eric Nestler, Nash Family Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, and Director, Friedman Brain Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will give the Williams Lecture on "Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Depression" from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Whitehead Auditorium. Please see pharm.emory.edu for more information.
Poet and publisher Andrew McNeillie will talk about his friendship with Seamus Heaney and read from his newest collection, Winter Moorings, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library. This event is free and open to the public.
As part of the South Asia Seminar Series, Aftab Jassal, PhD candidate in West and South Asian Religions in the Graduate Division of Religion at Emory, will give a guest lecture titled "Encountering Krishna Face-to-Face: Divination and Healing in Garhwal" at 4:00 p.m. in Bowden Hall 323. Please see mesas.emory.edu for more information.
There will be an opening reception for the Word of Mouth: A Community of Poets photo and poetry installation in the Schwartz Center. The reception will take place at 4:00 p.m. in the Chace Upper Lobby of the Schwartz Center, and the installation will be on view from March 3 through March 19. David Noah, Mark Bromberg, and Eugene Bianchi will all provide poetry readings at the reception. More information is available here.
The Emory University Emeritus College has rescheduled its "Continuing the Conversation on Mid and Late Life Traditions" to today at 4:00 p.m. in the Luce Center. More information is available here.
The Tam Institute for Jewish Studies will host the Fourth Annual Rabbi Jacob M. Rothschild Memorial Seminar at 4:00 p.m., where Lila Corwin Berman, Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History at Temple University, will speak on "American Jewish Politics IS Jewish Politics" in Candler Library 212. Light refreshments will be served. Please see the Tam Institute website for more information.
The German Department will hold its Maximilian Aue Memorial Lecture at 4:15 p.m. in White Hall 103. Katherin Arens of the University of Texas at Austin will speak on "Kasperl Restages Austria's History: Punch and Judy Critique Europe, from Schnitzler to the Vienna Group." Please see the German Studies calendar for more information.
As part of the History in Film Series, "Reel Injun" will be screened at 7:00 p.m. in White Hall 111. Please see the calendar for the History Department for more information.
The Fox Center's Great Works Seminar Series will continue with a seminar on Virginia Woolf and "A Room of One's Own" at 7:00 p.m. Amanda Golden, post-doctoral fellow in poetics at the Fox Center, will lead the discussion. Please see chi.emory.edu for more information.
Lila Corwin Berman will speak again at 7:30 in the Oxford Presentation Room as part of the Jewish Studies Evening Lecture Series. Her topic will be "American Jewish Spiritual Politics in the Postwar Urban Crisis," and the Tam Institute website has more information.
From 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., the Michael C. Carlos Museum will host an event titled "Bearden & Music: A Conversation" in the museum's reception hall (level three). This event is to be held in conjunction with the exhibition Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, and will feature exhibition curator Robert O'Meally, composer and Emory associate professor of music Dwight Andrews, and Emory playwright-in-residence Paul Carter Harrison in conversation on the music that influenced Bearden, as well as Bearden's influence on musicians. The Vega String Quartet will premiere a new Andrews composition after the discussion. Please see the calendar of the Carlos Museum for more information.
The Fim Love series will sponsor a screening of Jan Němec's film, "Martyrs of Love," at 8:00 p.m. in White Hall 208. Please click here for more information.
Wednesday, March 5
There will be a Creativity Conversation between Isabel Bayrakdarian and Richard Prior at 11:00 a.m. in the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. This conversation is scheduled to take place one day before Prior conducts Bayrakdarian and the Emory University Symphony Orchestra in Gorecki's Symphony No. 3, "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs." More information is available at creativity.emory.edu.
Amanda Murdie, assistant professor of political science at the University of Missouri, will speak on "Help or Hindrance? The Role of Humanitarian Military Interventions in Human Security NGO Operations" from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Modern Languages Building 201. Space is limited; lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, please visit quantitative.emory.edu.
Andrew Escayg (Human Genetics) will speak on "Molecular and Cell Biology of Complex Neurological Disorders" from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in room 400 of the Whitehead Biomedical Research Building. Please email Paula Bokros at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
There will be a Feminist Founders Reading with Tracy K. Smith, who teaches creative writing at Princeton University, at 6:30 p.m. in the Presentation Room, Oxford Road Building. A reception and book signing will follow. Please click here for more information.
Thursday, March 6
Peter D. Waite, Professor and Charles A. McCallum Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama and Birmingham, will give the Robert A. Bays Lectureship, titled "Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Surgical Treatment Options, and Long Term Outcomes" at 7:00 a.m. in the Emory University Hospital Auditorium. Please click here for more information.
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center will sponsor a talk titled "End of Life Discussions with Someone You Love" from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Classroom 203. Please click here for more information or to register.
Jacob Corn of Early Discovery Biochemistry in Berkeley, California, will speak on "Keep a Stiff Upper Loop: Semi-Rational Design of Protein Conformation and Dynamics" in the Whitehead Building, ground floor auditorium, at noon. Please email Erica Caplan at email@example.com for more information.
At 2:30 p.m., the Creative Writing Department, with the co-sponsorship of the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and the Center for Women at Emory, will host a colloquium with Tracy K. Smith in N301 Callaway Center. Please click here for more information.
At 4:15 p.m., Nathan Suhr-Sytsma, assistant professor of English at Emory University, will give a talk titled “Christopher Okigbo in Print: The Mbari Generation and the Poetry of Postcolonial Modernity.” This talk is part of the Institute of African Studies 2013-2014 seminar series, and will be held in 323 Bowden Hall. For more information, please visit the IAS website at ias.emory.edu.
The Emory Office of Technology Transfer will host its 8th Annual Celebration of Technology & Innovation from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Emory Conference Center (1615 Clifton Road). Please RSVP to Ashley Myers at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 727-1785 or click here for more information.
"A Conversation with Tracy K. Smith and Natasha Trethewey" will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the reception hall of the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Kevin Young will moderate and Jericho Brown will give the introduction. Please click here for more information.
Former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican and current University Professor of Faith and Culture at the University of Dayton Miguel Diaz will give a talk titled "Through Hispanic Eyes: God, International Relations, and the Human Good" at 7:30 p.m. in the Claudia Nance Rollins Building Auditorium. Registration is required; please click here to do so or for more information.
Emory University Symphony Orchestra will perform Gorecki's Symphony No. 3, "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs," with soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. Richard Prior will conduct. Please see Music at Emory for more information.
Friday, March 7
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center will sponsor a talk titled "Understanding Adoption Through Foster Care in Georgia" from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the 1599 Clifton Road Building, Room 1.432. Please click here for more information or to register.
There will be a Frontiers in Neuroscience Event at noon in the Whitehead Biomedical Research Building Auditorium as Ravi Bellamkonda of Georgia Tech and Emory delivers a lecture (title TBA). Please see the website of the Neuroscience Graduate Program for more information.
The Psychoanalytic Studies Program will host a screening of "In So Many Words" at 7:30 p.m. in White Hall 207. Author Lucy Daniels will introduce her new documentary, which details her life long struggle with anorexia. Please click here for more information.
Saturday, March 8
No events are scheduled for today.
Sunday, March 9
The Carlos Museum will hold a Wixarika Yarn Painting Workshop for Children at 2:00 p.m. in the museum's Tate Room. Artist Ana Vizurraga will teach children after they visit the special exhibit Grandfather Sun, Grandmother Moon: Wixarika Arts of Modern West Mexico. Please click here for more information.
Monday, March 10
Spring break begins today. For more information, please see your school's calendar and/or website.
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