October 5, 2009


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Digital journal captures the real and imagined Souths
Southern Spaces, a multimedia, open access, interdisciplinary digital journal showcases innovative scholarship exploring the U.S. South to put viewers right in the regions, landmarks, cultures, stories and myths.

James Weldon Johnson Medals to be awarded Nov. 4
Six renowned individuals will be honored for achievements in their fields during the James Weldon Johnson Medal ceremony.

Jane Fonda Center’s strong start to stop dating violence
The Jane Fonda Center at Emory was chosen to receive $1 million targeting 11-to-14-year-olds, to stop teen dating violence.

Take Note
· Sustainability brings University an award
· Home in on contest for photographers
· Farmer’s market to have pumpkin-carving contest
· Training grants for staff, faculty of color available




Book|Report: Lilienfeld debunks pop psychology myths
Listen to psychologist Scott Lilienfeld, author of “50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology,” on why opposites don’t attract and other widespread misconceptions about human behavior.

eScienceCommons: Separate but unequal
Racial segregation in the schools still appears to be a leading source of the academic achievement gap, according to a study by Emory sociologist Dennis Condron.



October concerts put music to fall season
Check out the variety of inspiring and fun music during this month from Arts at Emory.

Life of the Mind lectures have new format, more voices
The Life of the Mind lecture series enters its third year with a new twist: a more informal conversational format.

Staff fair has information for personal, career goals
The 2nd Annual Educational and Professional Growth Fair offers information on opportunities to fulfill your personal or professional aspirations.

Advance Notice
· Dance and science meet on stage and in conversation
· Apple@Emory event devoted to Mac users
· Humanities research is star of conference
· Conference explores economic migration

Plan your week
Tuesday, Oct. 6
LGBT HISTORY MONTH FILM: Screaming Queens. 5 p.m. 246E Dobbs Center.

Wednesday, Oct. 7
"U.S. Foreign Policy in Iraq and Afghanistan: Women’s and Ethical Issues with Ann Wright." Noon. W320 Goizueta Business School.

Thursday, Oct. 8
"Knowledge-Guided Perceptual Learning in Speech—Theoretical and Practical Implications." Holger Mitterer, Max Planck Institute, presenting. 4 p.m. 290 Psychology Building.

Friday, Oct. 9
Emory Swimming Blue and Gold Meet. 4 p.m.

For all campus events, visit the Emory Events Calender.



Celebrity chef Alice Water applauds edible education
Chef, author and activist Alice Waters was on campus recently to champion Emory’s sustainable food initiative.

Emory hosts Atlanta mayoral forum Oct. 14
The Center for Ethics and the Office of Governmental and Community Affairs at Emory will host a public, political forum for Atlanta’s mayor.



Global health student advocates before Congress
Rollins School of Public Health student Christine Khosropour testified before Congress on her experience in Ghana and the importance of supporting global health opportunities for students.

Campaign Emory: Neonatologists establish fellowship fund
Two alums have pledged more than $300,000 to help neonatology fellows at the School of Medicine make the most of their fellowship experience.