Emory Report
January 24, 2005
Volume 59, Number 16


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January 24, 2005
Charter Week Calendar 2005

The following calendar lists the activities for the 2005 Charter Celebration. All events are free and open to the Emory community unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 404-727-0674 or the number listed with each event.

Monday, Jan. 24
Academic Assembly
Ceremony will honor the nominees and recipients of various academic awards that were given in 2004. Patrick Allitt, history, presenting. 4 p.m. Winship Ballroom.

Tuesday, Jan. 25
Birthday Cake Celebration
Includes musical performances. Noon. Coca-Cola Commons, Dobbs Center.

Campus Life 25th Anniversary Celebration
Refreshments and inaugural screening of Campus Life’s commemorative video. 3 p.m. Winship Ballroom.

Emory in Perspective Debate
“Am I My Brothers’ and Sisters’ Keeper? Rights and Responsibilities.” Panel featuring faculty and students discussing subjects such as health care policy, gay marriage, the crisis in Sudan and stewardship of the environment. Moderated by Rick Doner, political science, and Catherine Manegold, journalism. 4 p.m.
Cox Hall Ballroom.

Women’s Basketball
Emory at Oglethorpe University. 6 p.m. Dorough Gymnasium, 4484 Peachtree Road NE. 404-364-8614.

Men’s Basketball
Emory at Oglethorpe
University. 8 p.m. Dorough Gymnasium, 4484 Peachtree Road NE. 404-364-8614.

Play and Workshop
Shrapnel by Lauren Gunderson. Performance includes talk with audience, cast and playwright. Directed by Ken Hornbeck. 7 p.m. Cox Hall Ballroom.

Flora Glenn Candler Series Concert
Hélène Grimaud, piano, performing. 8 p.m. Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Tickets $44, public; $33, faculty, staff, alumni and discount groups; $5, students. 404-727-5050.

Wednesday, Jan. 26
Faculty Response Forum
“The Humanities and Race.” Faculty discuss the role of humanities in contemporary culture. 5:30 p.m. Reception hall, Carlos Museum.

Dance Forum
Student choreographers present ideas for and excerpts of their new work. 6:15 p.m. Dance Studio, Schwartz Center. 404-727-7266.

Reading and Booksigning
Wang Ping, poet and editor and co-translator of New Generation: Poems from China Today, presenting. 7:30 p.m. Jones Room, Woodruff Library.

Mini Festival of Films
Top Hat. Mark Sandrich, director. 7:30 p.m. 205 White Hall.

Humanitarian Awards
Recognizes students for their humanitarian contributions. 8 p.m. Winship Ballroom.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Discordia. Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal, directors. Addelman will be in attendance. 8 p.m. 208 White Hall.

Thursday, Jan. 27
Panel Discussion
“The Holocaust in Hollywood Film, the American Press and Traumatic Memory,” Angelika Bammer, ILA; Steven Carr, IUPU-Fort Wayne; Daniel Anker, film director, presenting; Matthew Bernstein, film studies, moderating. 4 p.m. 208 White Hall.

Art History Lecture and Booksigning
“Painting and Identity in Ancient Thebes, 1419–1372 BCE” Melinda Hartwig, Georigia State Universtiy, presenting. 7 p.m. Reception Hall, Carlos Museum.

Mini Festival of Films
All That Jazz. Bob Fosse, director. 7:30 p.m. 205 White Hall.

Emory Early
Music Ensemble Matthew Peaceman, guest conductor. 8 p.m. Cannon Chapel.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Turn Left at the End of the World. Directed by Avi Nesher. Nissim Reuben, American Jewish Committee, presenting. 8 p.m. 208 White Hall.

Friday, Jan. 28
Chamber Music Concert
Aquiles Delle Vigne, piano, performing. Noon. Reception Hall, Carlos Museum.

Arts Festival
“STIR: 24-Hour Arts Festival.” Emory artists/students have 24 hours to make artistic creations. 6 p.m. Rudolph Courtyard, Bishops Hall. 404-712-2332. Through Jan. 29.

Barkley Forum Tournament
Debate tournament attended by more than 1,500 students from 35 states and several foreign countries. 6 p.m. Locations vary. 404-727-6189. Through Jan. 30. Women’s Basketball Carnegie Mellon (Penn.) at Emory. 6 p.m. P.E. Center.

Men’s Basketball
Carnegie Mellon (Penn.) at Emory. 8 p.m. P.E. Center.

“Swing! Swing! Swing!” Swing dance lessons. 10 p.m. Coca-Cola Commons, Dobbs Center.

Planetarium Open House
“Winter Skies.” 7:30 p.m. Math and Science Center Planetarium.

Saturday, Jan. 29
Swimming and Diving
Emory at Georgia Tech. Noon. Georgia Tech Aquatics Center, 333 Tech Parkway.

Charter Ball
An evening of dancing, music and refreshments featuring big band sounds of E. J. Hughes, 9–11, p.m. and Cadillac Jones, 11 p.m.–1 a.m. Black tie optional. Lullwater Ballroom, Emory Conference Center Hotel. 9 p.m. Tickets available at Dobbs Center info desk and Arts at Emory box office: $5, faculty and staff; $2, students.
404-727-5039. Shuttles leave from the semicircular driveway in front of the Dobbs Center and drop off at the Conference Center Hotel from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.