Monday, October 24
The Center for Faculty Development and Excellence presents a faculty panel discussion on "Being an Effective Mentee." In this informal conversation, six faculty panelists will discuss how to be as proactive as possible in curating one's career. This event will take place from noon to 1:30 pm in the Candler Library, Room 125. For more information and to RSVP, please visit this link.
The James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference's Race and Difference Colloquium Series will continue at noon with Imani Kai-Johnson (dance, UC Riverside) speaking on "Dark Matter in B-Boying Cyphers." Colloquiums take place in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library; please click here to RSVP.
Author and economist Andrea Mays will present a lecture titled "The Millionaire and the Bard" at 4:00 p.m. in the Rose Library. For more information, please see Shakespeare at Emory.
The department of psychology's McCandless Speaker, Dante Cicchetti, will discuss "A Multilevel Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on the Consequences of Child Maltreatment" at 4:00 p.m. in 290 PAIS.
Violinist Gregory Tompkins will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Williams Hall, Oxford College. For more information, please visit this link.
The third Carlos Reads Book Club event of the fall 2016 semester will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Carlos Museum's Board Room, Level Two. The Carlos Reads series this semester will discuss all of Shakespeare's plays set in antiquity, in conjunction with the exhibition of Shakespeare's First Folio this fall. Sheila Cavanagh, professor of English, will continue the series by leading discussion on Troilus and Cressida. For more information on the book club, to reserve a space, or to see the full semester's offerings, please click here.
Tuesday, October 25
As part of the Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds series, Jeffrey Brent, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine & Toxicologist, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health, will speak on "The Zen of Toxic Alcohols" at 10:30 a.m. in Steiner Auditorium (Grady Campus).
The Office of Equity and Inclusion will host the next installment in its Inclusive Classroom workshop series, "Best Practices for Classroom Accessibility," at 11:30 a.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (English) and Jennifer Sarrett (Center for the Study of Human Health) will speak.
At noon, Qiang Zhang, associate professor of environmental health, will speak on "Using Computational Dynamical Models of Molecular Circuitry to Understand the Biological Effects of Chemical Perturbations" in 5052 Rollins Research Center. This event is part of the pharmacology seminar series.
Salvatore Mangione (Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University) will deliver this year's Paul W. Seavey Distinguished Lecture, "A Tale of Two Brains: How to Rekindle the Artist," at noon in the Emory University Hospital Auditorium.
Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) will host a Canvas 101 workshop at 1:30 p.m. in room 314 of the Woodruff Library. LITS will also host a workshop on Migrating Courses from Blackboard to Canvas at 1:30 p.m. in Woodruff Library 312. Please visit this link to learn more.
The Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, or ECDS, will host an event titled The Buzz, a launch for its latest projects, at 2:30 p.m. in the ECDS (third floor of the Woodruff Library).
Andriy Norets (economics, Brown University) will speak on "Optimal Auxiliary Priors and Reversible Jump Proposals for a Class of Variable Dimension Models" at 4:00 p.m. in Rich 108. This talk is sponsored by the economics department.
Benjamin B. Cohen (history, University of Utah) will speak on "The Shape of Water in India's Deccan" at 4:30 p.m. in Tarbutton Hall 106. Please visit mesas.emory.edu to learn more.
Novelist and short story writer Danzy Senna will give a reading at 6:30 p.m. in the Oxford Road Building Presentation Room. For more information, please visit creativewriting.emory.edu.
Howard Frumkin (environmental and occupational health sciences, University of Washington) will speak on "Vitamin N: Nature Contact as a Health Strategy" at 7:30 p.m. in the Tarbutton Performing Arts Center (Oxford College). For more information, please visit this link.
"The President's Own" United States Marine Band will perform at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, please see Music at Emory.
Wednesday, October 26
Library and Information Technology Services will host a Canvas 101 workshop at 10:00 a.m. in Woodruff Library 314. Please visit this link to learn more.
The Center for Ethics presents the 2016 Zombethics Forum, titled "Where Do You Stand? Perspectives on (In)visible Differences and Otherness." This event will take place at 6:00 pm in Room 102 of the Center for Ethics. There is a reception at 5:30 pm. For more information, please visit this link.
The Emory Cinematheque series, themed around comics and graphic novels, will continue at 7:30 p.m. in White Hall 208 with a screening of A History of Violence.
There will be a screening of Rosenwald at 7:30 p.m. in Williams Hall (Oxford College). For more information, please visit this link.
Thursday, October 27
The Emory WorkLife Resource Center will sponsor a workshop, "Understanding the Cost and Value of Paying for Long Term Care: The Importance of Being Prepared" from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Emory University Hospital, Main Lobby Auditorium. Please visit this link to RSVP.
There will be an EndNote Introduction at 2:30 p.m. in room 312 of the Woodruff Library. For more information, please click here.
At 4:00 p.m., David Bordwell, Jacques Ledoux Emeritus Professor of Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak on "I Love a Mystery: Narrative Innovations in 1940s Hollywood." This lecture will take place in White Hall 205. For more information, please see the website of the department of theater and dance.
The Center for Ethics presents its monthly Clinical Ethics Seminar on "Fairer Allocation of Scarce Drugs: The Case of Pre-Surgery Antibiotics," with Gerard Vong, director, Master of Arts in Bioethics Program in the Center for Ethics. This event will take place at 4:00 pm in Seminar Room 162 of the Center for Ethics. Please RSVP to HEC@emory.edu
Louisa Lombard (anthropology, Yale University) will deliver the fourth Institute of African Studies (IAS) seminar for the 2016-17 academic year with "Denouncing Sovereignty: Process and Relations in Extralegal Killings." IAS seminars meet in Candler Library 212 at 4:15 p.m.
Nature writer Gary Paul Nabhan will give a public talk on his book Food, Genes & Culture at 5:00 p.m. in room 303 of the anthropology building. A book signing will follow. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
University historian Gary Hauk will lead a guided tour of Hardman Cemetery on the Clairmont Campus at 6:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes and bring flashlights. For more information, please see emoryhistory.emory.edu.
The Master’s in Development Practice Program, Development Studies, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Environmental Sciences, and the Emory Climate Organization will sponsor a screening of the documentary City of Trees at 7:00 p.m. in White Hall 102. Please visit this link to learn more.
As part of the Lyceum Lecture Series, Oxford College will host Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, for a lecture titled "We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: Lessons from Black Feminism" at 7:30 p.m. at the Allen Memorial Church (Oxford College). For more information, please visit this link.
Friday, October 28
There will be a workshop on Creating Bibliographies with Zotero at noon in room 312 of the Woodruff Library. Please visit this link to learn more.
Stanley Lemeshaw will deliver the Harland Austin Memorial Lecture at noon. The lecture, "Assessing Calibration of Logistic Regression Models: Beyond the Hosmer-Lemeshow Goodness-of-Fit Test," will take place in the Claudia Nance Rollins Building Auditorium. More information is available here.
Vinay Dharwadker (comparative literature, University of Wisconsin) will deliver a talk titled "The Emotional Charge of Poetry" at 1 pm in the Kemp Malone Library in the Callaway Center. For more information please contact Deepika Bahri.
Violinist Robert McDuffie, composer Mike Mills of R.E.M., and the Fifth House Ensemble will perform at 8:00 p.m. in the Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, please see Music at Emory.
The German Studies Department will screen the 1922 vampire film Nosferatu at 9pm in White Hall 208. Alumnus Robert Cooper (13C) will debut his original musical composition to accompany the screening. Please visit this link for more information.
Saturday, October 29
As part of EXPOSED: A Festival of Groundbreaking Dance and Theater from Israel, there will be a screening of Mr. Gaga: A Film by Tomer Heymann at 7:30 p.m. in 208 White Hall. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
Sunday, October 30
Shakespeare at Emory will sponsor a screening of Ran at 3:30 p.m. in White Hall 208.
Emory's Annual Aria and Concerto Competition will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, please see Music at Emory.
Monday, October 31
The James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference's Race and Difference Colloquium Series will continue at noon with LeAnne Howe (Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature at the University of Georgia) speaking on "The Cosmopolitan Choctaw: Literature, Indigenous Knowledge, Native Histories." Colloquia take place in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library; please click here to RSVP.
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