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Graduate fellows share their project experiences and results

Graduate research fellows for the Emory Libraries and the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS) shared the results and their experiences from their 2020-2021 projects at a recent presentation. Emory Libraries partners with the Laney Graduate School each academic year to sponsor the fellowships, which provide graduate students with immersive and meaningful experiences. The fellows…

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo to give free Emory University reading online

UPDATE 3/25/2021: If you didn’t get a chance to enjoy this program – or if you’d like to watch it again – you can view the recording on YouTube at this link. Current US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, the first Native American poet laureate, will read her poems at an event hosted by the Stuart…

Film screening, conversation on life and work of Pellom McDaniels set for Feb. 7

Emory Libraries will partner with Atlanta-based BronzeLens Film Festival to host an online screening and conversation for Black History Month in February. “Athlete. Scholar. Activist: Chapters in the Life of Dr. Pellom McDaniels III” will take place on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at 3 p.m. The event will begin with a screening of the film…

Art Imitates Life: Artists and Authors as Activists 

This is the fourth and final post in our Racial Justice Blog Series, which brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics have included Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, and Voting Rights. We hope the connections that you make between…

Share your fall 2020 experiences with remote services on our survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we teach, learn, and do research. Emory Libraries is conducting a survey of Emory University students, faculty, and staff to learn more about their fall 2020 experiences with remote teaching and learning, virtual library resources and services, and online workshops to discover what improvements we can make. Please…

Voting Rights: Vote Like Your Life Depends on It

This is the third in a series of blog posts that brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics include Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, Voting Rights, and Authors and Artists as Activists. We hope the connections that…

Protests and Movements: From Anti-Lynching to Black Lives Matter

This is the second in a series of blog posts that brings together Woodruff and Rose Library resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics include Protests and Movements, Voting Rights and Public Policy, Authors and Artists as Activists, and Student Activism. We hope the…

Lifting Every Voice: The Inspiration and Impact of Pellom McDaniels III

When Pellom McDaniels III felt a flash of inspiration, he didn’t let go. Whether it was for a book, an exhibit, or a program, he would spend every waking hour – and sometimes restless nights – fleshing out his idea, then planning, researching, designing, collaborating, and working until he saw it through. McDaniels, curator of…

Emory acquires archive of Black Panther Party activist Kathleen Cleaver

Emory University has acquired the personal papers of Black Panther Party member, activist, and retired Emory Law faculty member Kathleen Cleaver. The papers, which will reside at Emory’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, span Cleaver’s career and life as an activist, particularly as a member of the Black Panther Party (BPP),…

Black Students’ Activism at Emory: Past and Present

This is the first in a series of blog posts that brings together Emory Libraries’ resources with the current struggle to foster social change and anti-racism. Over the course of the series, topics will include Black Student Activism at Emory, Protests and Movements, Voting Rights and Public Policy, and Authors and Artists as Activists. We hope…

Virtual 2020 Decatur Book Festival spotlights Emory-related authors

The AJC Decatur Book Festival presented by Emory University is going virtual this year, with several events featuring an Emory presence. The online festival begins on Friday, Sept. 4, with 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Emory University professor Jericho Brown (“The Tradition”) as the keynote speaker, and concludes Sunday, Oct. 4, with 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning…