Emory Report
September 2, 2008
Volume 61, Number 2



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2, 2008
Advance Notice

Cognition meets culture at center
The Center for Mind, Brain and Culture will hold a reception on Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 4–6 p.m. in the Jones Room of Woodruff Library, to introduce its interdisciplinary mission to faculty of Emory College and graduate students in the arts and sciences.

The Center supports dialogue and collaboration to obtain richer explanations of phenomena associated with cognitive and social behaviors and processes of humans and other species. The Center’s mission embraces perspectives ranging from neuroscience and psychology to disciplines such as philosophy, religion, history, languages and literature.

Artist brings the war home
On the eve of the 2008 presidential election, the Visual Arts Gallery will present a series of events surrounding the politically charged exhibition “Martha Rosler: Bringing the War Home.”

An outgrowth of Rosler’s involvement with anti-war activities, her photo montages infuse familiar scenes of American life with stark, disturbing images of war.

The series begins with a screening and discussion of Rosler’s performance pieces on Sept. 9 from 6–8 p.m., followed by an opening reception for the exhibition on Sept. 11 from 5:30–7:30 p.m., and concluding with Rosler in conversation with Emory faculty on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.

Visit www.visualarts.emory.edu for more information.

‘Telling Our Stories’ back for 10th year

The Center for Women hosts the 10th annual “Telling Our Stories” event Sept. 18 in Governors Hall of the Miller-Ward Alumni House. A wine reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. with a dinner at 7:30 p.m.

Featured this year in intimate conversation are Linda Calloway, program coordinator in Women’s Studies; Joyce Piatt, University Libraries; and Maggie Stephens, academic department administrator in sociology. Carolyn Bregman, director of volunteer programs and services at the Emory Alumni Association, will be the interviewer.

Cost is $40 per person, $30 per person for Friends of the Center for Women and $15 per student. Reservations and payment are due by Sept. 15.

Visit www.womenscenter.emory.edu to learn more.