April 21, 2008
Sudan focus of conference April 26
Student activists from Emory and around the country will gather for the second annual “Paperclips for Peace in Sudan” conference, which will include a photo exhibit, film screenings and panel discussions focused on the ongoing genocide in Darfur. The conference takes place April 26 from 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Math and Science Center.
In conjunction with the conference, Adam Sterling, actor, activist and executive director of the Sudan Divestment Task Force, will speak at 7 p.m. April 25 in the Goizueta Quadrangle. Sterling will introduce a free, public screening of the documentary “Darfur Now.”
Tickets for the conference are $5 and will be available at the door, with all proceeds going to CARE. For more information, contact Danielle Smith at 810-334-0442 or e-mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumnus to sign autobiography
Emory Law alumnus Marvin Arrington ’67L will sign copies of his book April 28 at 4:30 p.m. at the Miller-Ward Alumni House.
Arrington’s autobiography, “Making My Mark: The Story of a Man Who Wouldn’t Stay in His Place,” has just been published by Mercer University Press.
A Fulton County Superior Court judge since 2002, Arrington also served several decades as a trustee of Emory.
The native Atlantan tells the story of his determination to escape the confines of economic adversity through academic and professional success.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the signing.
Doc’s bag opened for children
Neil Shulman, associate professor of general medicine, will perform in a show that shows kids “What’s in a Doctor’s Bag?” on April 26, in 208 White Hall at 1 p.m.
Shulman will teach children about Otis the Otoscope, Lubba Dubba the Stethoscope and other costumed versions of instruments. The audience will also learn about shots — why they’re given and how they work.
Every child at the free show will receive a certificate for completing the “medical school.” Coloring books and activity sheets that complement the show can be accessed at www.whatsinadoctorsbag.com.
To RSVP or for more information, e-mail LMcoope@emory.edu or call 404-727-7134.