Oct. 16, 2006

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Salman Rushdie signs books at an earlier appearance at Emory as part of the 2004 Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature.


‘Rushdie comes to Emory’ heard around the world

When the news broke last week of celebrated writer Salman Rushdie joining the Emory faculty and placing his archive here, James Curran, dean of the Rollins School of Public Health, was in South India. He saw a headline in a local newspaper there—“Rushdie Going to Emory”—and immediately called President Jim Wagner.

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Read more on Salman Rushdie at Emory:

"Arts, briefly," New York Times, Oct. 7, 2006

"Salman Rushdie to join Emory faculty," USA Today, Oct. 6, 2006

"Rushdie to surface in the spring for a 5-year stint at Atlanta college," Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 8, 2006

"Salman Rushdie to join Emory faculty," San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 6, 2006

"Salman Rushdie finds an academic home in Atlanta," Atlanta Business Chronicle, Oct. 6, 2006

"Author Salman Rushdie to join Emory University faculty, donate archive," International Herald Tribune, Oct. 6, 2006

"Rushdie to donate archive to US university," Times of India, Oct. 8, 2006