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This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry, and the Beats

Wednesday April 11, 2018 06:30 PM EDT
Categories: Literature<br><br>Please register at http://emorylib.info/beats-buddhism. A celebration of the rich connections and intersections between Eastern traditions and American poetry. The evening will feature Emory faculty reading Buddhist poems in their original la...
Cost: Free

This Tank Full of Dreams: Buddhism, Poetry, and the Beats

Wednesday April 11, 2018 06:30 PM EDT
Categories: Literature<br><br>Please register at http://emorylib.info/beats-buddhism. A celebration of the rich connections and intersections between Eastern traditions and American poetry. The evening will feature Emory faculty reading Buddhist poems in their original la...
Cost: Free

The Rebel: In Celebration of Mari Evans

Wednesday February 21, 2018 06:30 PM EST
<br>During Black History Month, this event honors the late Mari Evans – a poet, educator, musician, activist, author, and a significant figure in the Black Arts Movement. The event includes a reception, student readings of her poems, and a panel of Black Arts scholars who will discuss ...
Cost: Free

The Perils of Policing Reform

Sunday April 17, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Naomi Murakawa, assistant professor of African-American studies at Princeton University, leads a discussion about police reform.
Cost: Free

Race & Difference Colloquium Series

Sunday April 10, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Put on by The James Weldon Johnson Institute, the weekly event featuring local and national speakers, looks at academic research regarding race, and discusses topics regarding race and social justice.
Cost: Free

The Color of Justice without Prejudice: Youth, Race, & Crime in the Case of the Harlem Six

Sunday April 3, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Carl Suddler leads a discussion about the Harlem Six, the impact it made, and the racial problems that still exist today.
Cost: Free

Why Don't More Black Students Take AP Math Courses? Racialized Tracking, Social Isolation and the Acting White Hypothesis

Sunday March 13, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
As a part of the Race and Difference Colloquium Series, economics professor, Dani Francis from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, examines the effects of within-school segregation on the propensity of academically eligible black high school students to take advanced math courses.
Cost: Free

You Are Who You Know: How Ethnic Attitudes and Interpersonal Interactions Shape One Another

Sunday February 21, 2016 07:00 PM EST
As a part of the Race & Difference Colloquium Series, professor Stacey Sinclair of Princeton University explains how interpersonal interactions serve as an outlet for cultural beliefs that are translated into individual thoughts and behaviors that suborn social inequality. And although the event is ...
Cost: Free

Artist Talk: Jennifer Lee

Saturday February 20, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Author Jennifer Lee discuss her book, The Asian-American Achievement Paradox.
Cost: Free

Phillip B. Williams, Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry, and Lydia Conklin, Creative Writing Fellow in Fiction

Sunday November 15, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Phillip B. Williams is a Chicago, Illinois native. He is the author of the forthcoming book of poems Thief in the Interior (Alice James Books, 2016). He’s also co-authored a book of poems and conversations called Prime (Sibling Rivalry Press). Lydia Conklin has received a Pushcart Prize, work-stud...
Cost: Free

Goals for Girls: A Story of Women with Balls

Wednesday March 25, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
“Goals for Girls: A story of women with balls” presents the world of women’s football in Villa 31, a shantytown in Argentina. Focusing on family prejudice, media representations of women, life in shanty towns, and the importance of sport as a human right, the film follows the journey of these ...
Cost: Free

-?Cannery Row"?? miniature book-in-a-can opening

Saturday March 2, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Emory University’s library will host this unusual book art event – the opening of a shrimp can that contains a miniature illustrated excerpt of John Steinbeck’s “Cannery Row.” The circular book-in-a-can, part of the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library’s collections at Emory, was ...
Cost: Free and open to the public

The Feminist Founders Reading: Jericho Brown

Monday February 25, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Poet Jericho Brown will read poems from his first collection, PLEASE, as well as others that have appeared in the American Poetry Review, Oxford American, the 100 Best African American Poems, and more. A book signing will follow the reading.
Cost: Free

Anton Disclafani

Tuesday January 29, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Anton DiSclafani will read from her first novel, The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
Cost: Free

Author Talk: Joe Crespino

Monday January 28, 2013 07:00 PM EST
Joe Crespino, associate professor of history at Emory University will present an author talk about his new book, Strom Thurmond's America.""
Cost: Free
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Monday: 7:30 AM – 12:00 AM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM – 12:00 AM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 12:00 AM
Thursday: 7:30 AM – 12:00 AM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM