Emory Report
March 17, 2008
Volume 60, Number 23


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March 17, 2008
Advance Notice

Alice Walker reads at Glenn March 25
In celebration of her archive’s arrival here, author Alice Walker will give a public reading at Glenn Memorial Auditorium at 6 p.m. March 25.

Tickets go on sale March 17 by phone at 404-727-5050 or online at www.arts.emory.edu with a $3.50 handling charge for phone and online orders.

Tickets for Emory faculty, staff, alumni and students are $5 until the allotment is sold out; then the cost will be $10, the same as for the general public. There is a limit of four tickets per person.

Sponsors include Emory Libraries, the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, the James Weldon Johnson Institute and the Creative Writing Program.

Town hall topic is excellence
President Jim Wagner and Mike Mandl, executive vice president of finance and administration, will lead a conversation about defining and living out excellence at Emory for the Employee Council Town Hall meeting.

This year’s event is March 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Tull Auditorium of the law school. Refreshments will be served, and staff members will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Get book tips at publishing forum
Register now to attend “Academics as Authors: A Symposium on Book Publishing” on April 11 at the Emory Conference Center. University Press editors in history, religion and the humanities, science, social science and medicine will speak on trends in publishing at 9 a.m. Editors with commercial presses and literary agents will address writing for broader audiences at 10:15 a.m.

The event is open to the Emory community.

To register, e-mail Alyssa Stalsberg at astalsb@emory.edu by March 25. For details visit http://www.emory.edu/PROVOST/facultydevelopment/manuscriptdevelopment/events.php.