In Brief

Labor history conference to be held on campus

"State and Economy: Shaping Capitalism 1750-1914," the 1996 conference of the Atlanta Seminar in the Comparative History of Labor, Industrialization, Technology and Society, will be held at Emory March 15-16. Co-sponsored by the Institute of the Liberal Arts, the Center for Language, Literature and Culture, the College and the Graduate School, the conference will be held in the Reception Hall, Carlos Museum, and will include sessions on "Nascent Capitalism, 1750-1850" and "Mature Capitalism, 1850-1914," as well as a roundtable discussion. Visiting lecturers include Jean-Pierre Hirsch of the Universite Charles de Gaulle; Maxine Berg of the University of Warwick; Michael Merrill of Rutgers University; Alan Dawley of Trenton State College; Peter J. Cain of the School of Social Sciences, Edgbaston; Jean Quataert of SUNY-Binghamton; Jan Gross of New York University; and Charles S. Maier of Harvard University. Registration is free and all sessions are open to the public. For more information, e-mail Nancy Koppelman at or call Jonathan Prude in the history department at 727-6555.

Sexuality and Religious Ethics series continues<

p> Rabbi Leila Gal Berner, visiting assistant professor in the religion department and rabbi of Bet Haverim in Atlanta, will present "Values, Tradition and Challenge: A Jewish Approach to Sexual Ethics" on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in 206 White Hall.

The event is the second installment of Emory's lecture series on Sexuality and Religious Ethics and will be followed by an informal luncheon discussion with Rabbi Berner on Feb. 28 from noon-1:30 p.m. in Cannon Chapel. Call 727-6226 for luncheon reservations and information.

Faculty Town Hall to be held March 4

The Spring Faculty Town Hall Meeting will be held Monday, March 4, from 4:30-6 p.m. in Rooms 3 and 4 of Cox Hall, located on the third floor. President Bill Chace will be the featured speaker.

Panelists to explore deconstructionist thought

Four panelists from the Emory faculty will participate in "Deconstructionism and Ethics in the University and Society," a faculty forum sponsored by the Ethics Center. The event will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, from 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. in Dining Rooms 1 and 2, third floor, Cox Hall.

Panelists will include: Wendy Farley of the religion department, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese of the history department, Walter Lowe of the theology school, and Louis Ruprecht of religion and classics.

A soup and sandwich buffet will be available for $3. For reservations, call 727-1789.

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