Emory Report
August 31, 2009
Volume 62, Number 2


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August 31, 2009
Advance Notice

Emeritus honors service, distinctions
The Emeritus College will inaugurate a Distinguished Service Award at the Fall Emeritus College Reception on Sept. 1. The event will be from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Winship Ballroom of the Dobbs University Center.
Ali P. Crown of the Center for Women will receive the service award.

2009 Distinguished Emeriti who will be honored at the reception are Andrew Nahmias, pediatrics; Perry Sprawls, radiology; and Theodore Weber, social ethics.

Distinguished emeritus faculty are recognized for their professional contributions, before and since retirement, to Emory and its affiliated institutions, to communities and professional organizations that reflect the “spirit” of Emory. Four members of the Emory community are chosen to receive the honor.

To attend or for more information, contact Monica Ali (404-712-8834).

Race, teaching focus of workshop
Scholar Mark Chesler will visit the University for an afternoon workshop and roundtable dialogue titled “Race in the Classroom” on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

The events will take place from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Winship Ballroom. Lunch will be included.
Chesler is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Michigan and the author of “Challenging Racism in Higher Education.”

Faculty and graduate students are welcome to attend these events hosted by the Transforming Community Project, the Race and Difference Initiative, the Graduate School, the Coalition of Graduate Sociologists, and the Graduate History Society.

For more information or to register, contact Sarita Alami or visit the Web site.

Coming up: Free campus concerts
Start the semester with free campus concerts!

Timothy Albrecht performs organ monuments of Bach in “Bach Live” (Sept. 13, 4 p.m.) including selections from “Well-Tempered Clavier.” Harpist Elisabeth Remy Johnson and flutist Christina Smith perform works by composers Graham Lynch, Marjan Mozetich and Tiziano Bedetti (Sept. 15, 8 p.m.). Violinist David Kim, Philadelphia Orchestra concertmaster, makes his Emory debut Sept. 18 at noon. Kakali Bandyopadhyay, sitar, is joined by Anjaneya Sastry, tabla, for an evening of Indian classical music (Sept. 18, 8 p.m.).

For the full schedule visit www.arts.emory.edu.