Emory Report
March 31, 2008
Volume 60, Number 25


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March 31, 2008
Advance Notice

Editor to deliver Hamilton lecture
“The Politics of Inclusion” will be Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist and editor Cynthia Tucker’s topic when she delivers the annual Grace Towns Hamilton Lecture Wednesday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m., in the Winship Ballroom of the Dobbs Center.

The lecture series, sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and the James Weldon Johnson Institute, honors the life and legacy of Grace Towns Hamilton, a political and social pioneer for African Americans and women.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 404-727-6847.

Intolerance focus of brown bag
Students, staff and faculty are invited to a question-and-answer brown bag session on “Acts of Intolerance.”
The date is Thursday, April 3, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Winship Ballroom of the Dobbs University Center.
Andy Wilson, director of residence life, will moderate a group of community panelists.

The program is sponsored by the President’s Commission on the Status of Women; President’s Commission for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns; President’s Commission on Race and Ethnicity as well as the Employee Council and the Office of Community and Diversity.

For more information, call 404-712-1415.

Synergy hosts carnival April 4
The entire University and Emory Healthcare is invited to an all-inclusive celebration of the Emory community during the first-ever Synergyville Carnival from 3–8 p.m., Friday, April 4 in the heart of campus in and around Asbury Circle.

The Synergyville Carnival will feature rides, game booths, free food, face-painting, inflatables, performances and entertainment by several Emory student groups, and more. The event is free and open to all Emory faculty, staff, students and family members.

The event is sponsored by Synergy, a grass-roots student organization that seeks to build a strong community on the Emory campus and beyond, and is co-sponsored by more than 50 student groups. For more information, e-mail Alex Kappus, akappus@emory.edu.