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Mari Evans panel celebrates the life of the famous writer

What is the best way to honor a legendary writer nearly a year after she has passed away? How about a forum with her closest friends and colleagues? Emory Libraries recently hosted a poetry reading and panel discussion honoring Mari Evans, who was a poet, writer, dramatist, and a key figure in the Black Arts […]

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Beats exhibit wins GAMG award

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Emory Libraries and Information Technology received the award for Exhibition of the Year in the $1,000 to $1,000,000 category at the recent annual conference of the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries. LITS’ Leslie Wingate, CCR director, and Kathy Dixson, exhibitions manager, accepted the award. In presenting the award for “The Dream Machine, The Beat […]

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Beats at Oxford

The CCR Exhibition Team recently installed a version of the Beats exhibition at Oxford. The team worked with Elliot Kuecker, Ellen Neufeld, and Kitty McNeil to mount a compelling exhibit in the Oxford College Library. “We are excited about the opportunity to bring the world of the Beats to our patrons,” said Elliot. “It’s always […]

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Audience gets a sneak preview of The Dream Machine exhibit

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Faculty and staff were treated this week to a sneak preview of the upcoming major exhibit being mounted in the Woodruff Library’s Schatten Gallery. “The Dream Machine: The Beat Generation and the Counterculture, 1940-1975” promises to appeal to a diverse audience and engage the Emory and broader Atlanta communities. Curated by Aaron Goldsman, a graduate student […]

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Opening of ‘Epitaphs’ exhibition draws large crowd

Despite heavy rains, a June 22 event marking the opening of the Billy Howard’s Epitaphs for the Living exhibition drew over 100 attendees. Held in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library, the event featured a conversation between curator Randy Gue and Billy Howard, an Atlanta photographer who began photographing people with HIV/AIDS in 1987. […]

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Bobby Jones Exhibit travels to Scotland

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A traveling version of the exhibit, “Bobby Jones: The Game of Life” was on display July 12-July 19 in St Andrews, Scotland at The Open Championship golf tournament. The exhibit, housed in the massive “spectator village” adjacent to the historic Old Course at St Andrews golf course, drew over 3,500 visitors in less than a […]

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It’s in the Cards exhibit showcases LITS artistic talent

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[Ed. note: article was written by Maureen McGavin and Wade Moricle.] LITS employees are celebrating their creativity in the symbolic act of transforming an old MARBL catalog card into a new work of art. “It’s in the Cards” is an interactive art project, created by Julie Newton (with the help of many colleagues), that was inspired […]

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