February Events to Celebrate Emory Faculty Achievement

Jan. 8, 2013

In honor of Founder's Week, the first week of February 2013, Emory University will celebrate an array of recent faculty accomplishments with several events planned for Monday, February 4, and Tuesday, February 5.

Monday, February 4

Passion, Purpose, and the Page: Writerly Advice from Emory Faculty Authors

3:00 pm, Emory Bookstore, 1st Floor

In what promises to be a lively panel discussion, three of Emory's most distinguished 2012 authors will discuss elements of their writing process that allow them to translate knowledge into engaging arguments. Come hear their best advice, habits, tips for getting unstuck.

Andra Gillespie, Associate Professor, Political Science
The New Black Politician:
Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Joseph Crespino, Associate Professor, History
Strom Thurmond’s America

Lawrence Jackson, Professor of English
My Father’s Name:
A Black Virginia Family After the Civil War

A Feast of Words: In Celebration of Emory Faculty Authors and Editors of 2012 Books

4:00 pm, Emory Bookstore, 2nd Floor

Wine and Hors D’oeuvres in Honor of Emory Faculty With Books Published in 2012


Remarks and a Toast from
President James Wagner and Provost Claire Sterk


Please RSVP by Monday, January 28, to rrisam@emory.edu.

Hosted by Emory’s Center for Faculty Development and Excellence and the Academic Exchange, of the Office of the Provost


Sponsored by the AJC/Decatur Book Festival

Tuesday, February 5

18th Annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture:
Fragile X Syndrome: Completing the Circle from Basic Science to Therapeutic Intervention. 

4 p.m., Winship Ballroom, DUC

Stephen Warren
William Patterson Timmie Professor of Human Genetics
Charles Howard Candler Chair in Human Genetics

Chief of the Section of Human Genetics, Emory Clinic

Professor of Biochemistry and Pediatrics

Warren has earned acclaim for his research on Fragile X Syndrome.

A reception will follow the lecture with

Presentation of The Albert Levy Award for Scientific Research

Recognition of The Creativity in the Arts Award (presented Fall 2012)

Maximilian Aue, German Studies (posthumous)

Recognition of the Distinguished Emeritus Awards (presented Fall 2012)

Donna J. Brogan, School of Public Health

Dana K. Greene, Oxford College

Carl C. Hug, Jr., School of Medicine

James W. Keller, School of Medicine

For more information about these events, please contact Allison Adams, CFDE, at aadam02@emory.edu, or visit cfde.emory.edu.

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