Emory Report
February 5, 2007
Volume 59, Number 18

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February 5, 2007
Around Campus

NATIVE AMERICAN SINGER TO PRESENT AT CANDLER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGYHoward Bad Hand, a Lakota (Sioux) Native American singer, is coming to Candler School of Theology and the Graduate Division of Religion of Emory University on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Bad Hand will speak and lead a discussion on ritual and contemplative practices at noon in Cannon Chapel 106. Drinks and dessert will be provided. He will also meet to talk with students about ritual and religious formation on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 2:30-3:30 p.m.

For more information contact Richard Valantasis at 404-727-4188 or richard.valantasis@emory.edu.

World-renowned peace scholar John Paul Lederach will speak at Emory on Tuesday, Feb. 6 as part of "Humanity at the Crossroads," the inaugural lecture series of a university-wide initiative in Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding.

Lederach is internationally known for his pioneering work on conflict transformation. He will draw upon his most recent book, "The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace."

Lederach will speak from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library, and will be available for consultation on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Callaway S319. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Tom Flores at 404-727-7394 or tvflore@emory.edu.