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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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Exhibitions are the work of a larger team than you think

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On March 31, Woodruff Library hosted an employee celebration of “Bobby Jones: The Game of Life.” Here is an edited version of exhibitions manager Kathy Dixson’s remarks, which describe the team effort that goes into Schatten Gallery’s major exhibitions: As the library exhibitions manager, people often come up to me when I’m in the gallery […]

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Before Ebola: The U.S. Government’s Role in Controlling Contagious Disease

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[Ed. Note: this article was written by Elizabeth McBride and Chris Palazzolo, Social Science Librarians & Curators.] George Washington and Thomas Jefferson would be shocked by today’s anti-vaxxers. Both men went to tremendous and dangerous lengths to obtain inoculations against deadly smallpox. Washington sought to inoculate the entire Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and Jefferson was […]

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Don’t miss the Bobby Jones Exhibition celebration

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Come to a celebration and see yourself in the Bobby Jones Exhibition. Staff from all over LITS play a part in every exhibition the library presents. University Librarian Yolanda Cooper invites you to join your colleagues for refreshments, a toast to the contributions of so many staff, an opportunity to hear from exhibition curators Randy Gue and Kristin Morgan, and […]

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