Emory Report
October 27, 2008
Volume 61, Number 9



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October 27
, 2008
Take Note

Tips for getting your book on track
Working on your first book? Revising your dissertation into a book?

The Manuscript Development Program has a colloquium Monday, Nov. 3, 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 200 of White Hall to help navigate the process.

Three faculty authors: Caroline Schaumann, assistant professor of German Studies; Don Seeman, assistant professor of religion in Emory College; and Jennie Knight, visiting assistant professor of religious education and community in the School of Theology, will speak about their experiences and answer questions.

Contact Amy Benson Brown at abrow01@emory.edu or 404-727-5796 or visit http://www.emory.edu/PROVOST/facultydevelopment/manuscriptdevelopment/index.php.

Diverse Leadership Conference is Nov. 8
Strengthen your leadership skills, share ideas, gain knowledge and network at the Goizueta Business School’s Black MBA Association’s 4th annual Diverse Leadership Conference on Nov. 8.

“Bridging the Generation Gap: Cultivating a New Generation of Leaders” will be held in conjunction with Inside Goizueta diversity recruitment weekend.

Keynote speaker is Stephanie Hughley, executive producer of the National Black Arts Festival.

For additional information and to register, see: https://www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/EMR/events/EMR2210576.html.

Awards applications for LGBT members
Applications for the President’s Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns annual Professional Development Fund award are being sought. The deadline is Nov. 1.

The fund provides self-identifying LGBT Emory staff and junior faculty the means to attend conferences, seminars or trainings. A limited number of grants, maximum $300 each, will be awarded.

For more information, visit http://www.emory.edu/PCLGBTC/.

Separately, Gay and Lesbian Alumni (GALA) and the Office of LGBT Life are seeking applications for the inaugural GALA Leadership Award, due Dec. 5.

This $2,500 award will be presented at the University Pride Banquet on March 2, 2009, to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated leadership to positively impact the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer communities at Emory.

All application materials can be downloaded at www.emory.edu/CAMPUS_LIFE/LGBTOFFICE.