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Lift Every Voice to sponsor panel

On October 20 at noon, the Lift Every Voice Seminar Series is sponsoring a public discussion panel entitled, “Defining the Black Reconstruction Archive.” According to the press release, “Defining the Black Reconstruction Archive” is the first of three panels that will explore the history and significance of Reconstruction. Panelists will highlight how African American archives […]

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New article honors the life and times of Pellom McDaniels III

Emory Libraries honored Pellom McDaniels III this week with an interactive article that showcases his life and scholarly contributions. Written by Maureen McGavin and designed by Norman Hulme, with input from the  Rose Library and from Advancement & Alumni Relations, “Lifting Every Voice” puts into perspective his magnificent impact on Emory and the larger world. […]

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Anicka Austin, Visiting Archivist, Collection Services, Rose Library

Anicka Austin (pronounced uh-NEE-kah) is a new visiting archivist for the Geoffrey Holder and Carmen de Lavallade papers in Collection Services in the Rose Library. Before coming to Emory, she worked part-time as a graduate research assistant in Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has also worked as […]

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Tierra Thomas, Visiting Archivist, Collection Services, Rose Library

Tierra Thomas is the new visiting archivist for the Southern Jewish Collection in the Rose Library. Prior to this position, Tierra spent two years as a graduate research assistant at the Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She also spent two years as a student assistant at […]

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Emory Libraries open external exhibit at a new school

The “Speak What Must Be Spoken” project, which successfully debuted at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School last year as part of a program to engage Atlanta’s community, has now moved to Drew Charter School in Decatur. An opening celebration for the exhibit was held last week and featured Drew students displaying original artwork and […]

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Nick Twemlow, Poetry and Digital Humanities Visiting Librarian, Rose Library

Nick Twemlow is the Rose Library’s new poetry and digital humanities visiting librarian. Before coming to Atlanta, he taught creative writing and film for six years at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. He also taught the senior capstone course which included playwrights, novelists, and poets. He also worked as a publicist for the local […]

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Jina DuVernay selected as emerging leader

Jina DuVernay (visiting archivist, Rose Library) was selected this year as one of the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2019 Emerging Leaders. An ALA member since 2017, Jina was one of 50 librarians selected in this year’s cohort. Each applicant was asked the question, “Where do you see libraries in the future?” “I see the future […]

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