Emory to host first humanities, disability studies conference
Registration is continuing for “Disability Studies and the
University,” a conference to
be held March 5–7 at the conference center. Hosted by the Modern
Language Association, this will be the first ever national conference
in the humanities on disability studies.
Presenters will include Emory faculty as well as faculty from institutions
around the country. Members of the Emory community can register for
$89 per day, which includes lunch on Saturday and Sunday. To register,
visit the conference website at www.mla.org/conference_on_disabi.
For more information contact Rosemarie Garland-Thomson at 404-727-7282.
PCSW accepting membership applications
The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW)
is accepting membership nominations for 2004–05. The PCSW
has eight one-year student appointments (four undergraduate, two
graduate and two professional), one three-year faculty appointments
and four three-year staff appointments. The deadline for nominations
is Friday, March 12, and copies of the nomination form can
be found on the PCSW website at www.emory.edu/PCSW.
New members will be invited to attend the last PCSW meeting of
the semester on Thursday, May 6, at 4 p.m. in 400 Administration.
Nominations should be returned to Martha Fagan in the School of Law or faxed
to 404-727-4773. Nominations also can be submitted via the PCSW website.
In a Feb. 16 story in Emory Report about her recent colloquium
at the MARIAL Center, Assistant Professor of Sociology Karyn Lacy's
name was misspelled. ER regrets the error.