Emory Report
September 28, 2009
Volume 62, Number 5


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September 28, 2009
Advance Notice

Research, race and difference explored
The Race and Difference Initiative and Provost Earl Lewis present “Exploring Race and Difference at Emory: Mapping Current Research and Charting Future Directions” on Friday, Oct. 2.

It will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library.

Emory faculty and special guests Troy Duster, professor of sociology at New York University; Paula M. L. Moya, associate professor of English at Stanford University; and Keith Wailoo, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of History and director of Rutgers University’s Center for Race and Ethnicity, will be featured.

For more information, contact Michelle Manno.

Panel on editing essay collections
A panel of Emory faculty addresses benefits and challenges encountered in editing a volume of essays Oct. 6 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in White Hall 200.

Martha Fineman, Woodruff Professor in the law school; David Eltis, Woodruff Professor of History; Mark Risjord, associate professor of philosophy; Mary Odem, associate professor of history; and Rich Martin, professor of religion, will discuss the tremendous amount of work and difficulty in publishing such a volume.

For more information, contact Amy Benson Brown or 404-727-5796.

Events focus on breast health
Breast health educational sessions and cancer screenings will be available throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

On Oct. 6, Winship Cancer Institute hosts a breast health screening with free exams and an opportunity to meet the multidisciplinary team specializing in breast health and breast cancer treatment. To register, call 404-778-7777.

A community town hall forum, “Breast Health Issues Facing African American Women,” will be Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. at Emory University Hospital Midtown. To register, call 404-778-7777.

Extended and weekend hours for women needing a mammogram will be Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17. To schedule appointment, call 404-778-PINK.

For more information, see emoryhealthcare.org/breasthealth.