Emory Report
February 18, 2008
Volume 60, Number 20

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February 18, 2008
Advance Notice

Literary editor to give lecture
Leon Wieseltier, author and literary editor of The New Republic, will give a talk titled “A Passion for Waiting: Messianism and the Jews,” during the annual Tenenbaum Family Lecture in Judaic Studies at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21.

Light refreshments will be served following the free, public event, to be held in the reception hall of the Carlos Museum. For more information, see www.js.emory.edu/tenenbaum/index.html or call 404-727-6301.

The Tenenbaum Family Lecture Series is sponsored by Emory’s Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.

McCall reading, book signing set
As part of Black History Month’s Lunch and Learn series, a discussion, reading and book signing by author and African American Studies lecturer Nathan McCall will be held Feb. 28.

The event will be in the Winship Ballroom of the Dobbs University Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, Transforming Community Project and African American Studies, it is free and open to the public. An RSVP is required to attend.
RSVP to Arlene Robie at 404-727-8276 or tcp@learn link.emory.edu.

For more Black History Month events, including church services, lectures and field trips, download the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services’ podcast on iTunes U.

Authors reception at law library
MacMillan Law Library will host its fourth annual “Meet the Authors” reception, honoring Emory law faculty who have published books during 2007 on Feb. 28.

The reception will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the law library’s entrance level and the Emory community is invited.

Speakers will be: Terry Gordon, law library associate director and interim director, and David Partlett, dean of Emory Law.

Refreshments will be served, and jazz pianist Jez Graham will perform.

For more information, contact Terry Gordon at tgordon@law.emory.edu, 404-727-6950.