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Peek starts organization to help empower survivors of sexual trauma

Dawn Peek (senior network analyst, Technical Operations Center) recently founded the My Sister’s Keepers of Atlanta, an organization “empowering women to move from behind the shadows of their pasts after experiencing sexual trauma.” “I am a thriving survivor of sexual assault,” says Dawn. Her organization works with women who are survivors of sexual assault. Their goal […]

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Caroline Corbitt, Exhibitions Graphic Designer, Campus and Community Relations

Caroline Corbitt has joined the CCR Exhibitions team as a graphics designer. She comes to Emory after spending two years as the exhibits graphics designer at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Georgia in Athens. She also did preparatory work at the Georgia Museum of Art. Born in Augusta, GA, […]

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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

Photo of person looking at the Dream Machine

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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