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Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021
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COMMITMENT
Emory unpacks history of slavery and dispossession
Emory sits on land that belonged to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and enslaved people constructed buildings on the university’s original campus. “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession,” a symposium Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, examines Emory’s history and journey towards restorative justice.

 

CAMPUS
Emory approves Land Acknowledgment recognizing displaced Indigenous nations
The Emory Board of Trustees has approved an official Land Acknowledgment recognizing the Muscogee (Creek) and other Indigenous nations displaced from the land where the university’s Oxford and Atlanta campuses are now located.

 

INSIGHT
Learn how to attend this week's ‘In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession’ symposium
Join members of the Emory community, nationally renowned scholars and others for panels, performances, art installations and more during “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism and the Journey Towards Restorative Justice,” beginning today.
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Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Forum: If you’ll be voting in the upcoming election for Atlanta’s mayor, hear from the candidates during a free forum at Emory on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. WSB-TV’s Jocelyn Dorsey will moderate the event at Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Register to attend or get the livestream link.
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IMPACT
Amos gift supports increasing primary care providers in Georgia
Kathelen and Dan Amos have pledged a $5 million gift to the School of Medicine to establish a loan forgiveness program to encourage Emory-trained physicians to practice primary care in Georgia.

 

CREATIVITY
Explore the arts in October, from original dance to immersive audio experiences
October offers a multitude of events for arts enthusiasts to enjoy on campus, including debut dance and music programs, film screenings, museum exhibits and outdoor jazz concerts.

 

CONVERSATION
'First Fridays' series highlighting faculty research on race returns this week
The “First Fridays at 4 p.m.” lecture series — showcasing research from new Emory College faculty on topics related to race and social justice — returns Oct. 1 with Sergio Delgado Moya. The series continues later this semester with Kali Gross.

 

COMMUNITY
Still time to register: Virtual, in-person options for Winship Win the Fight 5K
The annual Winship 5K, which raises money for cancer research, will take place Saturday, Oct. 2. A virtual race is also being held from Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, allowing more people to participate.
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Help kick off 2O36, Emory's campaign focused on investing in people for the benefit of people. On Friday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Quad will be open to you for an immersive experience like no other — interactive domes, food, giveaways and more! No registration required.
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FEATURED EVENTS
 
Webinar: "Learning from Women in our Latino Community"

 

Webinar: "Learning from Women in our Latino Community"
This reflection from Sister Teresa Maya will draw from the experience of the Latina woman’s faith experience of radical hospitality, unfolding mercy and accompaniment. The webinar is a part of the Aquinas Center’s “What's Next?” lecture series.
When: Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Symposium: "The Pandemic of Diabetes: 100 Years After the Discovery of Insulin"

 

Symposium: "The Pandemic of Diabetes: 100 Years After the Discovery of Insulin"
Diabetes continues to rage as a slow and silent killer worldwide, even 100 years after the discovery of insulin. Learn about new research and treatments, plus current challenges and opportunities during this symposium hosted by the Emory Global Diabetes Center. Emory President Gregory L. Fenves and Provost Ravi Bellamkonda will share brief remarks.
When: Oct. 1, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
Decatur Book Festival with Carol Anderson

 

Decatur Book Festival with Carol Anderson
Anderson will discuss her latest nonfiction book, “The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America,” moderated by WABE’s Rose Scott.
When: Oct. 2, 10:15 a.m.
Where: First Baptist Church of Decatur
Admission: Free; registration required
Decatur Book Festival with Tiphanie Yanique

 

Decatur Book Festival with Tiphanie Yanique
Yanique will be part of the literary fiction panel, discussing her new novel, “Monster in the Middle,” which releases Oct. 19, moderated by Nicole Stamant of Agnes Scott College.
When: Oct. 2, 12:45 p.m.
Where: First Baptist Church of Decatur
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Emory Climate Talks: "Resiliency in Agriculture" with Will Harris
When: Sept. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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International Community Friday Lunch
When: Oct. 1, 11:30 a.m.
Where: White Tent Near Cannon Chapel Brooks Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "A New Look at the Treasures of Tutankhamun's Tomb" with Egyptologist Robert Bianchi
When: Oct. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Concert: Pretty Yende, Soprano
When: Oct. 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $60; Emory students $10
 
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Race and Difference Colloquium Series: “STUCK: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder and the Role of Race” with Margaret Chin
When: Oct. 4, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Lunch and Learn: “A Talk on Immigration and How To Be an Effective Ally”
When: Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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Oct.
 
Conversation: "Luther's Appeals to Ethnic Identity and Implications for Social Justice"
When: Oct. 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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APIDAA Talks: "Cultural Appropriation: Who Calls the Shots?"
When: Oct. 6, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Asian Student Center, AMUC 108
Admission: Free
 
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Film Screening: "Sweet Land"
When: Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Emory Quadrangle
Admission: Free
 
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Emory's Annual Campus Safety Fair
When: Oct. 7, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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