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In Memoriam: Remembering Derek Mahon

“I am going home by sea For the first time in years.” (‘Afterlives,’ Derek Mahon) Geraldine Higgins specializes in Irish literature and culture, archival studies, and public exhibitions. She is the director of Emory’s Irish Studies program and the Richard...

New Rose Library Podcast series: “Rose Library Presents”

The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library is excited to announce the launch of “Rose Library Presents”; a new suite of podcasts created by Lolita Rowe, Nick Twemlow, and Randy Gue. Three series are set to premiere...

Libraries, Within Libraries, Within Libraries

This summer, Emory Alumna Candice Butts 10C, was an intern for the Raymond Danowski Library. As an Emory alumna, a summer internship with the Danowski Poetry Library has been an exciting opportunity.  By stepping into the world of rare books...

Nikki Giovanni is Amazing! Two New Videos

Even though National Poetry Month ends today, we hope these new videos featuring the indelible poet Nikki Giovanni will linger with you long after. Both were created this February, when Ms. Giovanni visited Emory’s campus for several wonderful days, during...

Seamus Heaney and the Radiance of Catholicism

  In February 2020, Gary Wade conducted research at Emory’s Rose Library as a Rose Fellow. Mr. Wade is a who is a Ph.D. candidate at Durham University’s Centre for Catholic Studies. In the Seamus Heaney papers archived in the...