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January 23, 2001


Hay named interim law dean
Provost Rebecca Chopp announced that Peter Hay, Lamar Professor of Law, has agreed to serve as interim dean of the law school for 2001–02. Current Dean Woody Hunter will step down as dean at the end of this academic year.

Hay also holds the chair for civil law, private international and foreign law, and comparative law at the University of Dresden in Germany. He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan in 1958 and served on the law faculty at the University of Illinois from 1966 to 1990 before coming to Emory.

Bookstore’s Covey to give reading

Bruce Covey, trade book buyer and associate director of Emory Bookstore, will give a poetry reading Jan. 23 at 8:15 p.m. in the Jones Room of Woodruff Library. Also reading will be poet Jon Loomis.

Covey is the author of The Greek Gods as Telephone Wires and the upcoming Ten Pins, Ten Frames. He taught in the liberal arts department of the Atlanta College of Art for five years before coming to Emory in 1998. Covey also is a part-time lecturer in creative writing.

Loomis is the author of Vanitas Motel, which won the FIELD Prize in Poetry in 1998. His poems have appeared in Poetry, Field, Ploughshares, The New Republic, The Iowa Review and other journals.

For more information, call 404-727-4683.

ICIS moves to new location
The Institute for Comparative and Internation Studies (ICIS)—encompassing the Center for International Programs Abroad, the Emory College Language Center and several area studies programs—has moved to 1385 Oxford Rd. (formerly Kinko’s). All phone numbers for ICIS staff and administrators will remain the same. For more information, call Office Manager Mary Jo Duncanson at 404-727-2536.


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