Category Archives: Events

Upcoming Event: Kessler Conversation with Prof. Erik Heinrichs

Don’t forget to register for next week’s installment of this fall’s Kessler Conversation series on disease, healing, and pastoral care in the 16th century! The second Kessler Conversation will be with Professor Erik Heinrichs, Associate Professor of History at Winona State University. Professor Heinrichs is a historian of medieval and early modern Europe, with research interests […]

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Kessler Conversations 2020

Pitts was delighted to host Professor Anna M. Johnson in the library’s inaugural Kessler Conversation with over 70 attendees last week! In case you missed this insightful session on “Christian Ethics in Times of Plague,” you can view the recording on demand from the comfort of your own home. Don’t forget to register for the […]

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Announcing Kessler Conversations 2020

We are excited to launch the Kessler Conversations at Pitts Theology Library this fall. This is a series of online interviews with leading church historians and theologians, asking this question, “What relevance do the events, personalities, and texts of the Protestant Reformation hold for contemporary communities?” On the first Wednesday of each month this Fall, […]

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Library Book Sale Next Week!

Join us for the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Pitts Lecture Hall (CST 360). Thousands of books will be for sale for $1 – $10 on a range of topics including biblical studies, church history, ethics, ministry, and more. This […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Building Your Library Post-Pitts

Looking for ways to expand your own personal library? Are you graduating this semester? Come learn about how you can continue your research even if you are miles away from Atlanta after commencement. This workshop will show you how to access the resources available to you as Emory Alumni and offer tips on building your own […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Zotero/Citation

Knowing how, when, and where to cite information can be one of the trickiest aspects of academic writing. This week’s library workshop will introduce you to citation basics, including Zotero, a powerful research and citation management system. Please download and install Zotero to your personal computer before you arrive and bring your laptop with you! Register […]

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Film Screening: J.E.S.U.S.A

Please join us this Thursday (February 6th) for an advance film screening of J.E.S.U.S.A. along with a videoconference introduction by the film’s writer and director, Kevin Miller from 7-9pm in Candler School of Theology: Room 360. A conversation piece alongside Pitts’ new exhibition Thy Kingdom Come: American Evangelicalism from George Whitefield to Contemporary Politics, J.E.S.U.S.A. is an […]

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Inaugural Kessler Research Fellow, Prof. Ulrich Bubenheimer

Pitts Theology Library welcomed its first inaugural Kessler Collection Research Fellow this fall, a new appointment supported by the Kessler donors. Prof. Ulrich Bubenheimer retired from the University of Heidelberg and is a renowned expert in identifying manuscripts related to the Reformations of the 16th century. He first reached out to Pitts when he discovered […]

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Film Screening: “Healing the Healers”

This Friday, November 8th, Pitts Theology Library will sponsor a film screening of Healing the Healers, a series of documentary films about pastoral care for pastoral care providers, now available to current Emory students, faculty, and staff through the library catalog. The 30-minute highlight film will be followed by a panel discussion with the director, Kirsten Kelly, […]

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Reformation Day Registration

The 32nd annual Reformation Day at Emory will be held next week on Tuesday, October 29th. This year’s program explores the theme “The Story of Our Books: Producing, Collecting, and Owning Books of the 16th Century.”  Currently, registration is full for the morning presentations and lunch in Convocation Hall. However, interested participants are invited to […]

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